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Use a Common Language to Break Down Silos

Posted April 8, 2020 in Business & Enterprise Architecture
Use a Common Language to Break Down Silos
The process of continuous siloization found in many organizations, and in almost all organizations above a certain size, means that the data that employees need to do their work is distributed over a large number of nonintegrated IT systems within different intracompany jurisdictions. We’ve come to the realization that the solution could be to put data modeling front and center. It just has to be done a bit differently than it has been done in the past.
About The Author
Christian Kaul
Christian Kaul is a data modeler, writer, and event organizer based in Munich, Germany, who focuses on designing, implementing, and maintaining data warehouses. He has several years’ business intelligence experience in various industries, including healthcare, insurance, tourism, and telecommunications. Mr. Kaul’s project roles have included data modeler, data warehouse developer, project manager, and support team lead. With a keen interest in… Read More
Lars Rönnbäck
Lars Rönnbäck is a researcher in divergent information at Stockholm University, Sweden, and a consultant in information modeling. He has been working with some of the largest organizations in Sweden and their challenges as far back as Y2K. Over the last decade, Mr. Rönnbäck’s research has focused on how to manage information that is uncertain, imprecise, conflicting, and varying over time. This research has resulted in new modeling techniques… Read More
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