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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
April 29, 2019

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: April 29, 2019. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Today, there are more opportunities than ever for organizations to achieve new levels of success by capitalizing on data and analytics. Despite this fact, many organizations struggle to build, grow, and reinforce their analytics capabilities. Shelly Brown, director, Booz Allen Hamilton will explain how a framework known as ADAPT+C  can address an organization's most critical analytics problems with a "best-fit" approach during her Data Summit 2019 presentation, "ADAPT+C: A Framework for Building a Data-Driven Organization."

The data warehouse is experiencing pressure from increasing data volumes, more users, and tight budgets—a triple threat to its existence and value. In addition, new data types are coming into play, according to Lynda Partner, VP, marketing & analytics as a service, The Pythian Group, who will present a talk on the changing data warehouse at DBTA's Data Summit 2019. Partner will cover the five reasons that most data warehouse modernization projects fail and what organizations can do to avoid them in her talk, titled "The Data Warehouse is Dead."

SHARE has announced that Robyn Benincasa will deliver the opening keynote presentation at SHARE Pittsburgh, August 4-9, 2019, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.

New technology trends continue to reshape the practice of database management as cloud computing, AI, and automation continue to change how data is acquired and insights gleaned. As a result, database professionals are faced with new challenges and opportunities. Today, database teams are tasked with managing more databases, bigger databases, and a greater variety of databases — on premises and in the cloud.