Your organisation, your data and your use cases all have unique variations which means a generic cookie cutter approach may not be the best fit for you.

While is very flexible and allows you to collect, combine, validate and consume your data in many different ways, it also has a number of techniques baked in which helps remove the complexity of managing and using your data.

Within these techniques are a number of variations on how you use them, and each of these variations have some benefits (good things) and some consequences (not so good things). These articles describe these techniques , the good and the bad of each variation (but not the ugly), so you can choose the approach that best fits your needs.