Data integration is often underestimated and poorly implemented, taking time and resources. Yet it continues to grow in strategic importance as customer data and touch points grow with the emergence of cloud, social and mobile
It's 1985, and this programmer pilot fish is asked to work on a pioneering banking software project -- one that uses PCs, complete with a graphical user interface for generating reports. And therein lies a problem.
A data leak from the Municipal Bond Insurance Association has exposed a large amount of customer information including account numbers, balances and account holder names, according to the blog KrebsOnSecurity.
It's the late 1980s, and this pilot fish has a project to install some new servers for a rapidly expanding bank.
"Because the bank bought these servers with financing through my employer, it was also my job to get the customer to...