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What Is a Data Silo?

Data silos have often had a negative connotation. They describe isolated data islands that appear or are discovered upon finding disjointed Data Management components. Systems that cannot programmatically work with other systems because of older or incompatible codeFixed data that is controlled by one department or team but is cut off from others in the organization.… Read more...

A Brief History of Data Silos

The original purpose of a data silo was to keep secrets. People have been keeping secrets for a long, long time. Prior to the written word, keeping a secret meant not sharing specific information with anyone else, verbally. And then came the written word. Secrets could be shared accidentally, or even stolen. Life became more complicated, but in some ways, more efficient. Then came mathematics, eventually followed by the computer, which stored
information in the form of data….…