The Internet of Things (IoT) resurfaces classic hardware engineering challenges and adds many new software and data ones–all at tremendous scale. My podcast with Forbes-contributor Mike Kavis discusses these and some of techniques I am currently using to overcome them.
In the past 25 years, I have seen four things that really made me step back and say, “This changes everything.” The most recent was the Lambda Architecture.
In the last post, we looked into what Master Data mean. Now I will talk about the why it is so important in today’s competitive business landscape.
Master Data, when maintained in a centralized fashion, can lead to all parts of the business singing from the same sheet of music. This makes managing an enterprise as well as deriving business intelligence out of such data much easier than if different units and systems used different core data.