Boost Business Analytics with an Operational Data Store
An ODS can become an integral hub for your business information systems by providing a central repository of data from multiple sources.
Data is the lifeblood of every business today, and its management and governance are main factors that can help deliver efficiency through business analytics, but data management processes can be complicated. Data preparation has also become a hot topic among IT teams and users who must ensure that data is ready for business intelligence (BI) and analytics. By itself, raw data is often relatively useless in the realm of business because it must undergo several processes that transform it into insights that support business decision-making.
Data preparation begins once raw structured and unstructured data is ingested; data prep complexity increases as volumes of data grow and user needs become increasingly diverse. This