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Top Trends in Data and Analytics for 2021: Data Fabric Is the Foundation

Published: 16 February 2021

ID: G00739067

Analyst(s): Mark Beyer , Ehtisham Zaidi , Donald Feinberg , Henry Cook , Jacob Orup Lund , Rita Sallam , Robert Thanaraj


The data fabric approach can enhance traditional data management patterns and replace them with a more responsive approach. It offers D&A leaders a chance to reduce the variety of integrated data management platforms and deliver cross-enterprise data flows and integration opportunities.

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Strategic Planning Assumption

What You Need to Know

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