Data Doghouse Blog

February 13, 2004

Standards Let Us Play Nice Together

Remember the Betamax? How about eight-track tapes? If you remember either of these tape formats, you understand the importance of standards. Adhere to the wrong ones […]
January 13, 2004

Essential Steps in the Data Integration Process

The business users are restless. They’re looking to you for a solution that’s long overdue. It’s tempting to rush and buy technology to solve your problems, […]
December 13, 2003

Understanding the DIF Information Architecture

In an earlier column, I provided an overview of the five data integration framework (DIF) components. This month, I will examine the first component ­ –information […]
November 13, 2003

Ten Pervasive Data Integration Myths

You hear them from your business users. You hear them from your own IT people. These are the myths that drag down your business intelligence (BI) […]
October 13, 2003

Five Essential Components of a Data Integration Framework

Last month, I introduced you to the concept of a data integration framework (DIF) – a combination of processes, standards, people and tools that ultimately helps […]
October 12, 2003

EAI is Dead, Long Live EAI

Published in Darwin Magazine (CXO Media) Maybe applications integration isn’t really what you need. Maybe you need to find a way to integrate your data. If […]