Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 49 - Page 55


Building a successful Data Fabric for your enterprise

In order to adapt to the new normal , organisations need to adopt a new data management architecture – allowing them to thrive in the digital sphere . Simon Spring , Account Director EMEA at WhereScape , discusses the key components of a Data Fabric and explains how it helps organisations to manage and maximise the value of their data .

If 2020 taught us anything , it was that change happens suddenly , unexpectedly and can have a significant impact on every aspect of our world . To counter such seismic changes , enterprises need to embrace agility at scale , adjusting objectives and goals – together with supporting operating processes and decision-making capabilities – almost overnight . architecture – one that enables users to easily find and use analytical data and analytical assets to support the strategic and tactical decisions that must be made each day . Enabling this unfettered access – together with seamless accessibility and shareability by all those with a need for it – comes in the form of Data Fabric .

Simon Spring , Account Director EMEA at WhereScape
The pandemic forced organisations to manage change and make decisions faster than ever before . Indications are that this won ’ t be a temporary state of affairs , as digitalisation , automation and other forces of accelerated change continue to shape the new normal .
Thriving and surviving in today ’ s increasingly complex and volatile world calls for a new data management
Data Fabric : What is it and what can it deliver ?
Data Fabric is an all-encompassing analytics architecture that ensures that all forms of data are captured and integrated for any type of analysis data and is easily accessible and searchable for users across the entire enterprise .
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