Albert Einstein (1879-1955) once said: “We cannot solve a problem with the same kind of thinking that we used when we created it”. This blog deals with problems of today’s grown IT landscapes in any kind of business. The symptoms of this problem are high operating costs, low performance, poor data quality, and alike. All of this ultimately leads to an even bigger problem that states “IT often cannot fulfill the requirements of the business anymore”. This problem gets bigger with the accelerating digitalization of our world, which requires the processing of huge amounts of data in real-time.

In this digital age, business models are built upon data. Currency and accuracy of information define success or failure. Think of the very first black and white televisions in the middle of the last century. When compared to today’s state-of-the-art yet affordable devices with high definition pictures, surround sound and interactive second screen features, the first black and white TV becomes exemplary of blur pictures and poor sound quality. Would you want to go back?

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