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October 23, 2018

Metrics for Data Architecture Effectiveness

By Kelle O'Neal

Does your data architecture practice work? Has it had an impact on your organization? How do you know? Some people may believe data architecture is “just good hygiene” and that it “has to be done” because it is too conceptual for the impact to be measured. I disagree. It can and should be measured. Data architecture as a practice is…

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Hot topics in Data Management
October 19, 2018

A Round-up of Our Hottest Data Management Articles

By FSFP

We started our blog back in April 2016, and today we’re celebrating our 100th article with a look back on the top five most popular ones, based on the highest number of views, reader comments and shares on social media. If you’re new to our blog, we cover a variety of topics (to date, more than 20) from our data…

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2018 Data Architecture Summit
August 29, 2018

Prepare for the Future of Data Architecture

By Czarina Carden

In today’s data-never-sleeps reality, technology is changing at a fast clip and it can be challenging to keep pace with the latest innovations in data architecture, while navigating the needs of business and technology. As many organizations make the journey toward digital business transformation, having a robust data architecture is essential for leveraging new capabilities in big data, IoT, data…

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Data Insights & Analytics Webinar Series With FSFP
October 25, 2017

DIA Webinar Recap: Data Lake Architecture

By FSFP

More than 250 data management professionals dialed in to our October webinar on Data Lake Architecture. The webinar, which is part of the Data Insights & Analytics series, is produced in partnership with DATAVERSITY and is the first Thursday of each month. First San Francisco Partners’ John Ladley and Kelle O’Neal were the webinar presenters. They shared their perspectives on…

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Data Architecture and Data Governance: What's the Relationship?
August 24, 2017

Data Architecture and Data Governance: What’s the Relationship?

By Kelle O'Neal

Batman and Robin. Hans Solo and Chewbacca. Mario and Luigi. Just like these famous pairings, so it is for Data Architecture and Data Governance — they’re aligned to support each other in a variety of ways. What’s tops on this data management duo’s list? Their shared goal of creating standards and guidelines to support the enterprise (think: increasing operational efficiency,…

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Data Insights & Analytics Webinar Series With FSFP
April 25, 2017

DIA Webinar Recap: Building a Flexible and Scalable Analytics Architecture

By FSFP

We kicked off our April 6 Data Insights & Analytics webinar with this polling question: “Where is your organization in its readiness to develop a formal Big Data and analytics architecture?” Our Building a Flexible and Scalable Analytics Architecture audience, which included data management professionals from around the world, could choose one of these answers: We have no plans or…

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Data Insights & Analytics Webinar Series With FSFP
February 20, 2017

DIA Webinar Recap: Data Lake vs. Data Warehouse

By FSFP

Are you Team Data Lake or Team Data Warehouse? Which one does your organization have and actively use? Are there plans to enhance (i.e., improve, streamline and/or upgrade or replace) your data repository this year? If you’re interested in getting First San Francisco Partners’ take on the “best” solution for your organization, we hope you attended our February 2 Data Insights & Analytics (DIA) webinar.

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Data Insights & Analytics Webinar Series With FSFP
January 19, 2017

DIA Webinar Recap: Data Insights and Analytics Frameworks

By FSFP

A new year brings a new focus to our monthly webinar partnership with DATAVERSITY. The 2017 series, Data Insights & Analytics, will feature our perspectives on the strategy, framework, technology and practical application of business intelligence and analytics. More than 180 information management professionals joined our January 5 webinar, Data Insights and Analytics Frameworks.

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