THE SMART MONEY: Decoupling financial services for cross-departmental big data integration

Dr. Jans Aasman was interviewed for this KMWorld Article:

These models evolve to incorporate additional business requirements or sources, simplifying the schema concerns that impede many integration efforts. Organizations can thus implement a common model of all the things that are important to their company, independent of what they are called in any database, Aasman explained.

When decoupling data across sources for singular use cases such as Customer 360 initiatives, effective data cataloging is requisite for storing, understanding, and capitalizing on the many business concepts contained in common data models since, Aasman noted, many organizations “have a thousand databases with overlapping concepts.”

Accurate cataloging is pivotal for reusing data assets across departments and databases. It involves comprehensively looking at all databases as assets and describing all the content of the data assets in the catalog, Aasman pointed out.

Read the full article at KMWorld.