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Research and Practical Experiences in the Use of Multiple Data Sources

Abstract

Executive Summary

Integrating data sources within one organization: benefits, barriers, and lessons

Integrating data sources across multiple organizations: benefits, barriers, and lessons

Introduction

The Research Issues: Using Integrated Multiple Data Sources

Integration Efforts Involving Different Data Sources within One Organization

Integration Efforts Involving Different Data Sources across Multiple Organizations

A Summary of Integrating Information from Diverse Data Sets

References

Abstract
Research and Practical Experiences in the Use of Multiple Data Sources for Enterprise Level Planning and Decision Making: A Literature Review
Spring 1999
Jihong Zeng
 
Information sharing has become a priority among organizations looking to increase productivity and improve planning. Along with this emerging reliance on information sharing comes more interest in the use of multiple data sources for enterprise level planning and decision making. This paper identifies current research and outlines practical experiences in the use of multiple data sources to support performance measurement, strategic planning, and interorganizational business processes. In addition, a series of cases are examined to illustrate the benefits, issues, methods, and results of data source integration efforts in the same organization and across multiple organizations. The objective of this research is to set the stage for the development of a methodology for integrating multiple data sources.