You green lighted data virtualization, what happens next?
You read all the reports, evaluated the vendors, and made your decision—data virtualization is the right investment for you.
Best practices & lessons learned = Ingredients in your implementation recipe
For many, successfully implementing data virtualization might seem a significant challenge. It does not have to be. That is if you spend the time and effort to understand the best practices and lessons learned from others who have succeeded. Not only will this help you achieve data virtualization’s many benefits, but it will also let you do so sooner and with less effort.
Here are my favorite twelve data virtualization implementation best practices. Based on hard earned knowledge gained by adopters and system implementers at real customers around the world, they are the key ingredients in your recipe for implementation success.
- Start With Your Digital Transformation Strategy
- Create A Comprehensive Implementation Plan
- Align With Your Data Architecture Strategy
- Start With Best Fit Use Cases
- Adopt In Stages
- Leverage A Center Of Excellence Approach
- Progress Toward Your Enterprise Data Model
- Design For Performance
- Consider Security From The Start
- Don’t Forget Data Quality
- Unify Your Data Management Tools
- Press Onward
A recipe is more than a list of ingredients
While a list of ingredients is essential, so too are the instructions on how to prepare, blend and cook them. In this case, you might ask how you prepare your comprehensive implementation plan. Or how you blend your existing center of excellence (CoE) strategy with your new data virtualization CoE? Or how you bake in data quality?For many, successfully implementing data virtualization might seem a significant challenge. It does not have to be. That is if you spend the time and effort to understand the best practices and lessons learned from others who have succeeded. Click To Tweet
For this comprehensive recipe, with how-to instructions included, check out this whitepaper.
With it, your data virtualization cuisine will become a Michelin star quality meal that satisfies your organization’s data hunger for many years to come.