Avoiding Virtual Data Silos

Decoupling data inputs from their isolated sources continues to be challenging for organizations. Data silos not only hinder organizational collaboration and decision making but also undermine an organization’s ability to unlock the potential of its most precious resource—its data. Advancements like cloud computing, platforms, and blockchain are giving most organizations the tools to transition away from traditional, physical data silos. However, are these tools and transitions truly eliminating data silos, or are they simply ushering in a new paradigm for maintaining them?