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Data continues to explode, and as organizations amass ever more of it, it’s time to rethink the organizational and operational approach to data. To date, most IT organizations spread database teams ...

Data continues to explode, and as organizations amass ever more of it, it’s time to rethink the organizational and operational approach to data. To date, most IT organizations spread database teams across both the application and infrastructure groups; however, greater attention to data is required to leverage this key strategic asset.

As a vital aspect of a modern organization, data and database services must be allowed to stand alone as The Third Pillar of IT rather than resign it to remain an organizational step-child of applications or infrastructure. We recently talked about Data as The Third Pillar in a webinar with Forrester Research Principal Analyst Noel Yuhanna. We discussed the driving forces behind this emerging organizational and operational trend, and presented some powerful reasons for considering such a strategy.

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  • So what can you do? Some are turning to cloud and saas to provide secure mobile apps for on the go teams
  • So what can you do? Some are turning to cloud and saas to provide secure mobile apps for on the go teams

Data is the 3rd Pillar of Enterprise Computing Data is the 3rd Pillar of Enterprise Computing Presentation Transcript

  • Data & Databases: The Third Pillar
  • Interactivity Tips 1. Ask A Question 2. Download a PDF copy of today’s presentation 3. Social Networking Tools 4. Please complete survey at the end of the event
  • Data Team: The Third Pillar Noel Yuhanna, Principal Analyst October 2013
  • Data growth and new business requirements are driving the need for a new Data Management Organization. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 4
  • For decades, we have built Apps in Silos… each integrating with an independent database… ERP APP Tran App SCM App CRM APP Customer App DB DB © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited DB DB DB 5
  • Typically Apps have been supported by two key IT organizations – App Dev and Operational teams… • • Coding, testing Change management Prod Support • SCM App Tran CRM APP App • • ERP APP App lifecycle • App Dev Requirements Troubleshooting • Performance/Admin • Upgrade, Migrations Custom er App DB DB DB DB DB Operational App Stack © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 6
  • DBAs typically don’t have a separate team but are part of either App Dev or Operational or both… DBA CRM APP Tran App App lifecycle • Coding, testing • Change management • Prod Support • Troubleshooting • ERP APP Requirements • App Dev • Performance/Admin • Upgrade, Migrations Custom er App SCM App DB DB D B D B DB Operational App Stack DBA © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 7
  • While having DBA function part of App Dev and Operational has worked well… it’s failing to meet new business requirements…why? DBA CRM APP Tran App App lifecycle • Coding, testing • Change management • ERP APP Requirements • App Dev • Prod Support • Troubleshooting • Performance/Admin • Upgrade, Migrations Custom er App SCM App DB DB D B D B DB Operational App Stack DBA © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 8
  • Data requirements are changing…. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 9
  • Data volume growth • The data explosion is impacting all businesses • 100s of Terabtyes… Some into Petabytes… • Volume, Velocity, Variety, Value • Impacts Applications • Creates management challenges • Increases costs © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 10
  • Data growth heading into Petabytes... “Using your best estimate, about how much data is currently stored within your company?” None <1TB 6% 101-1000TB 25% 29% 13% 1% 26% 1-10TB 12% >1000TB 11-100TB 30% Base: 634 business intelligence users and planners Source: Forrsights BI/Big Data Survey, Q3 2012 > 1 PB 16% 1-10TB Semistructured data Structured data 11-100TB 1-10TB 1% Unstructure d data 1-10TB 19% 11-100TB 14% 11-100TB 24% 11% > 1 PB 6% 5% > 1 PB 13% 9%
  • of data is on the public net
  • Most organizations have databases that have grown into Terabytes… What is the largest size of your production online transaction processing (OLTP) database? 50TB or more 11% 25 TB or more but less than 50 TB 7% 10 TB or more but less than 25 TB 13% 5 TB or more but less than 10 TB 18% 1 TB or more but less than 5 TB 20% Less than 1 TB 18% Don’t know 13% …this is for a single Application.. Base: 104 database management professionals (percentages may not total 100 because of rounding) Source: February 2013 Global Database Management Online Survey © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 14
  • June 2013 “The Steadily Growing Database Market Is Increasing Enterprises’ Choices” Performance, Integration, And Resources Are Top Database Challenges
  • Data volume growth … requires more focus on data than ever before…. › 24x7 availability › Improved data security controls › Fast response times › Support various Apps › Ensure scalable to support more users… © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 16
  • New Apps are requiring data access that integrated across many sources… Voice Organizer Banking Payment Commerce SMS Health Email/MMS Ticketing IM/chat Parking Prod Data Prod Data Social networks Maps Search Web browsing News Games Blogs Pictures Ring tones Video TV Music
  • Real-time Apps are requiring data that’s centralized, trusted and integrated… Call centers Fraud detection Predictive analytics Collaboration Stock trading Real-time BI Law enforcement Engineering Innovation Enterprise search Upsell/ cross-sell Dashboarding Partner data sharing Support Merger/ compliance acquisitions
  • New Apps are requiring data to be decoupled from the application… Application (Mobile, real-time, social App…) ERP APP Data DB (Integrated and real-time data) Infrastructure (on-premise, cloud) © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 19
  • Data is the new oil… © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 20
  • To innovate, gain competitive advantage and support agility, data management team (3rd Pillar) has become critical… Operational App Dev Data Management © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 21
  • The data management team should evolve to include all related data functions… Data Mgt © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited • • • • • • Database administration Data warehouse/Data Marts Data operations Data governance Data security And other data related functions 22
  • Why have a separate data management team? › › Delivers Agility to support new App initiatives such as mobile, real-time apps, integrated apps Deals with data more efficiently - the key focus for the team - from security and availability to ensuring its trustedness and integration. › Centralizes policies and governance › Delivers innovation – allowing the team to focus on new data management technologies such as in-memory, Hadoop and NoSQL. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 23
  • In addition, managed database services can help lower costs and improve efficiencies. › Using third party managed database services helps complement your existing staff › Managed services can help with installation, monitoring, backup, recovery, restoration, tuning, optimization, migrations and upgrades. › Managed services can lower operational costs and pinpoint areas of improvements – such as 24x7 operations, consolidation and upgrade strategy. › Managed services makes the data management team more efficient – allowing them to focus on core business issues such as high availability, requirements and innovation. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 24
  • Recommendations › All organizations must consider the “third pillar” - a separate data management team – starting out by moving data-focused personnel and expanding the team over time. › Data management team should include – DBAs, data architects, data warehouse specialists, data stewards and data security personnel. › Enterprises that have a “third pillar” strategy are more likely to innovate, increase revenue and stay ahead of the competition. › Also, consider managed database services that can help lower your data management costs and improve efficiencies. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 25
  • The evolution of the topic If you were to ask a CIO… Where should your DBAs, BI specialists and data analysts report? What would he/she say?
  • The evolution of the topic Years of seeing infrastructure outsourcing providers ignore data and database operations as a domain of expertise Watching the data and database teams struggle to obtain the necessary resources for delivery of 24x7 operations Observing organizational tension as the importance of data has regained center stage
  • Decisions, Politics, Change We don’t need to radically upset organization structures to begin down a path of embracing the changes that are needed We do have to recognize not everything important means it has the largest headcounts within it Start to think differently about data and the operational components in that umbrella – • • Staff it differently Source it differently
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  • Thank you Noel Yuhanna nyuhanna@forrester.com @nyuhanna
  • Thank You, QUESTIONS?
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