Data is an important assets to organisations. However, without an effective data management, organisation will not be able to unlock its potential in supporting business growth and outcomes. Annually, Gartner, a research and advisory firm, will release their findings on the top technology trends that are crucial to business. In 2021, data fabric had made it into the list of top strategic technology trends for 2022. With the increasing number of data resources due to digital transformation, implementation of digital workplace and digital workspace as well as cloud migration, data fabric is essential to organisation as it offers many benefits that can empower efficient data management. What are the benefits of data fabric?
At its core, data fabric is a data management architecture that unifies data from multiple resources that aims to help organisations to access data easily, rapidly from everywhere, whenever needed. True to its goal, the benefits offered by data fabric include:
1. Solve data siloes
Data silos is a group of raw data that is have selective availability (only accessible by one department and isolated form other) leading to lack of visibility and inefficiency within organisation. Data fabric dismisses data siloes through its unified data management architecture that enables every department of the same organisation to search, collect and access the required data easily.
2. Facilitates data engineering and data integration
Data fabric leverages artificial intelligence in improving data integration through automation. Optimised automation of data integration are beneficial in many ways. It accelerates data delivery within the organisation and remove inefficient data integration tasks.
3. Automate data governance and data protection
Data fabric involves the application of artificial intelligence to automatically applies data governance regulations according to language and definitions in the regulatory documents or corporate policies. This allow organisations to deliver trusted data while keeping in compliance with certain governance regulation.
All in all, in the data-driven world today, it is irrelevant for organisation to rely on the traditional data handling method. It is important for organisation to adopt the right tool to deliver efficient growth and digitalisation. Therefore, with the many benefits of data fabric, such objective can be made possible to organisation.
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