February 2011

From a series of articles published on B-Eye-Network.com from February 2010 to January 2011

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Data warehousing / business intelligence has played a remarkable role in IT over the past few decades. It has remained a relatively closed ecosystem, both in terms of the vendors involved and the delivery teams within IT organizations. Signs are that that’s all about to change as the boundaries between operational and informational computing become increasingly blurred and Enterprise 2.0 finally catches on in business. This article explores the business and technological drivers for this change and its far-reaching implications for architects, developers and vendors alike. And it describes the architecture that’s needed to move the focus from business intelligence to the wider world of enterprise architecture.