July 2, 2012
Customer analytics and intelligence initiatives are undergoing major changes with the explosion in detailed customer behavior data, including that generated by social media. Today, organizations implement a variety of technologies to analyze customer data, including business intelligence (BI) tools, data warehouses, analytic databases, predictive analytics, and more. This report examines organizations’ experiences with customer analytics technologies in the age of social media and recommend best practices for improving customer intelligence and reaching customer-centric goals.
Sponsored By Greenplum, IBM, Informatica Corporation, SAP, SAS, Tableau Software, Teradata Aster, Vertica
June 27, 2012
Mounds of structured data, unstructured data, big data, and advancements in cloud technology are imposing new requirements for data integration. This TDWI Checklist Report will explore some of the key drivers these new requirements are intended to address. Whether you are looking to support the performance needs of big data applications, filter concepts from unstructured data, monitor hundreds of data feeds for unexpected behavior, export data across enterprise boundaries, or provide real-time reporting and analysis, there is a rapidly expanding need for data integration competency that extends well beyond traditional ETL.
Sponsored By Oracle
June 20, 2012
Data integration has long been a challenge for BI professionals. Now big data is adding a few wrinkles to the process. Download this TDWI E-Book to learn more about the current state of big data integration, why more data can create more problems, and to read expert Q&A about addressing this important new trend.
Sponsored By Syncsort
May 9, 2012
This TDWI Checklist Report provides grounding for developing a strategic business intelligence (BI) plan for agility when adopting innovative data management and utilization techniques, while retaining a line of sight to corporate mission and corresponding business objectives.
Sponsored By HP
April 2, 2012
This TDWI Checklist Report gives data replication the recognition it deserves, as a highly useful data integration technique for real-world applications in business intelligence (BI), data warehousing (DW), analytics, and general data management. But not all replication tools are created equal, and this report explains which capabilities you should look for in a tool.
Sponsored By Informatica Corporation
April 2, 2012
Master data management (MDM) is one of the most widely adopted data management disciplines of recent years. This report accelerates users’ understanding of the many new user best practices, solutions, and tools that have emerged as next generation MDM. It also helps readers map their options to real-world use cases and develop a strategy for MDM.
Sponsored By DataFlux, IBM, Oracle, SAP, Talend
February 1, 2012
In this issue of the Best of Business Intelligence, Stephen Swoyer calls 2011 “the year in which social media emerged as one of several forces … that will fundamentally transform BI as we know it.” Plus, TDWI Research analysts Philip Russom and David Stodder share predictions for 2012.