The Evolution of Data Storage Technology

Posted December 6, 2018 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies

This Advisor reflects on the technology evolution of data warehouses and data lakes as well as the evolution of computer-assisted decision making, including data exploration, analytics, and decision support. Arguably, the data warehouse still serves an important purpose and will continue to have a significant place in the IT infrastructure. It is important, how­ever, to consider new technologies to support the need for real-time data, dynamic data warehouses, self-service business analytics, and algorithmic decision making.

About The Author
Daniel Power
Daniel J. Power is a Professor of Information Systems and Strategy at the College of Business Administration, University of Northern Iowa. He is also the Editor of DSSResources.COM. Dr. Power has published more than 50 refereed journal articles and book chapters. His articles have appeared in leading academic journals, including Decision Support Systems, Decision Sciences, and Journal of Decision Systems. Dr. Power has authored or coauthored six… Read More
Ciara Heavin
Ciara Heavin is a lecturer/researcher in the Department of Business Information Systems at Cork University Business School, University College Cork (UCC), Ireland. Her research focuses on opportunities for using information systems in the global healthcare ecosystem and in digital transformation. As Co-Director of the Health Information Systems Research Centre, Dr. Heavin has directed funded research in the investigation, development, and… Read More
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