In 2003, the inaugural column I wrote discussed the Data Integration Framework (DIF). This approach is the foundation that I have used for more than 20 years to design, develop, deploy and maintain data integration solutions. Technology and products have changed, but as I’m always reminding my consulting clients, the basis for sound data integration remains. Always remember the following basics that comprise the DIF:

Despite all the PR and sales presentations, tools are only a small piece of the framework. In fact, it is no coincidence that they are listed last on the DIF list. A Shortcut to Nirvana

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