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‘Unlearn’ Existing Practices for Success in Multicloud and Hybrid Data Integration

Published: 18 July 2019

ID: G00434168

Analyst(s): Ehtisham Zaidi , Mark Beyer


Data and analytics leaders must “unlearn” postimplementation data integration practices to succeed in multicloud or cloud and on-premises hybrid environments. Distributed data requires distributed integration that uses combinations of design approaches.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Postimplementation Practices Defer Costs and Resources to a Later Time
  • Developing Data Usage Profiles That Span Multiple Use Cases Early Can Reduce Higher-Cost, Extensive Integration Efforts Later
  • Application Development Requires Flexible Data Management for Local, Application-Specific Data, While Supporting Standards Relative to Shared Governance Models to Ease Integration Efforts

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