Data Management

The broad definition of data management, provided by the Data Management Association, is the development and execution of architectures and policies, practices and procedures that properly manage the full data lifecycle needs of an enterprise. Some areas typically included in this broad category are data modeling, data warehousing, data mining, data movement and database administration.


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Business Intelligence

Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making


SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data

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