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Planning a database standardization project
Enterprises that consolidate their business operations as few database platforms as possible can improve data quality and reduce IT complexity. However, experts say there are several cultural and technical issues to address prior to embarking on a database standardization project.
In this expert e-guide, SearchDataManagement.com news editor Mark Brunelli, offers advice on the various factors which may impede the progress of a database consolidation project, including the need to:
- Evaluate the internal skill sets needed
- Safeguard against interoffice political turmoil
- Avoid potential application migration compatibility problems
- Prepare for unforeseen or hidden costs.