When it comes to data investment, data management is still asking the wrong questions and positioning the wrong value. The mantra of - It's About the Business - is still a hard lesson to learn. It translates into what I see as the 7 Deadly Sins of Data Management. Here are the are - not in any particular order - and an example:

It's not to say that when we look at improving or modernizing our data architecture that we shouldn't seriously consider how it improves life for us as business technologists. Or, that we are completely disconnected from the business need. I mean, seriously, why do something that is often times a lot of pain and suffering only to get nothing out of it for us in terms of hitting departmental goals and making our lives easier? Oh, wait, isn't that what the business is complaining about?

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