The world of IT continues to become more hybrid in that some information systems and data remain on premises while others are increasingly deployed to the cloud. Technical users are lured to the cloud because of its speed, scale, elasticity, and low level of maintenance, while business people are drawn to its agility, low cost, and ability to support new data-driven business practices.
The rise of the cloud has ramifications, especially in the realm of data management. As if managing data of increasing size weren’t hard enough, organizations are now challenged to monitor business processes, assemble complete views of customers, and weave a cohesive analysis of corporate performance based on hybrid data that is strewn across the traditional enterprise and multiple clouds.
This TDWI Best Practices Report explains in detail what cloud data management (CDM) is and does so data professionals and their business counterparts can understand what CDM can do for them and how they might organize a successful program.
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