Chapter 2 PLANNED DATA COMPARITY
How to plan for building a comparate data resource.
The last chapter presented how and why the data resource goes disparate through constant change, hype-cycles, and attitudes, and discussed the impact of that disparity. The current chapter looks into how data disparity can be prevented through basic concepts, principles, and techniques. An organization must prevent further disparity before the existing disparity can be resolved and a comparate data resource built.
The theme for stopping data disparity is simplicity. Organizations must move from a complex data resource that is not fully meeting their business information demands to a simple data resource that fully meets the business information needs; hence ...