Is the model of a centralised data warehouse outdated and constraining? The architecture of the centralised data warehouse with a huge relational database was developed to provide analytical data at a time when relational technology was new and cloud computing was not yet thought of. It was the ‘gold standard’ approach, but with advances in cloud computing and database technology, perhaps it is time to rethink this approach.
This white paper outlines views on treating data as an asset, the benefits of Data as a Service, key issues with centralising data, and how data products can help enable self-service.
Glue Reply has extensive experience in understanding your Business Vision, aligning and defining your Data Strategy, and then undertaking Data Management Capability Maturity Assessments to help build the Data Roadmap and changes required to harness data as a strategic asset and foster a data driven culture.
Through our experience of partnering with FTSE 100 and public sector organisations to deliver multiple data transformation change programmes, we have developed a number of frameworks and accelerators to enable organisations to assess their data maturity and deliver the changes required to realise their business and data strategies.