David Linthicum recently made 3 Data Integration Predictions for 2013 in his blog post on Pervasive Data Integration blog. As a CEO whose business it is to help IT organizations get the most our their data, I concur with Linthicum’s predictions.
Whether you’re tired of hearing about “Big Data” or not, it’s here to stay. And the data will only get bigger and more complex. That means companies have to create business processes as well as IT processes that enable them to manage and integrate that data as it grows. Otherwise, far too much of the organizations resources will be spent on trying to manage the unmanageable and not on their core business.
With government requirements for healthcare organizations to convert their data from flat files to 837 EDI files and corporations looking to increase their “Business Intelligence” (BI) for better decision-making, the Cloud will continue to drive IT teams to integrate data that’s on premise to the cloud. We see many customers moving to a hybrid combination of Cloud and on-premise. As Linthicum says, “It’s a certainty that data integration will become more important as the years progress.”