Trends in Enterprise Information Integration (EII)

As the discussion of Federated Data Warehouses has been prevelant lately for me I thought I would share a nice document/survey finding.  I participated in this survey and enjoyed reading the results.  Here is a quick capture of some of the findings…

Primary Drivers for EII Projects
49% Better access to information
37% Complement other data integration approaches (ETL or EAI)

Main Reasons for Using EII
46% Combine information from disparate data sources
41% Support operational decision making
39% Feed business intelligence or other analytical applications

Applications that Use Integrated Data
58% Business Intelligence tools
47% Web-based application
42% Web Service

Check out the results by downloading the report here.

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