TDWI Checklist Reports

TDWI Checklist Reports provide an overview of success factors for a specific project in business intelligence, data warehousing, or a related data management discipline. Companies may use this overview to get organized before beginning a project or to identify goals and areas of improvement for current projects.


TDWI Checklist Report // Modernizing a Data Warehouse for Business Advantage

September 29, 2014

This Checklist Report explores the leading business reasons for modernizing a data warehouse, plus the common technical measures taken today for data warehouse modernization.


TDWI Checklist Report // Seven Keys to Data Blending

August 18, 2014

Data blending isn’t simply a matter of throwing data together; issues like data quality still need to be addressed. This Checklist Report focuses on helping organizations understand the steps and features that are part of data blending.


TDWI Checklist Report // Demystifying Cloud BI: Six Issues to Consider

August 14, 2014

This Checklist Report focuses on helping organizations demystify several cloud BI issues. It examines the models emerging as companies adopt the cloud.


TDWI Checklist Report // Preparing Your Organization for In-Memory Computing

August 7, 2014

This TDWI Checklist Report will help your organization prepare for in-memory computing by discussing how it improves application performance. In-memory computing enables the peaceful coexistence of transaction processing and analytics without demanding data extraction, transformations, rampant replication, and heterogeneous computing platforms.


TDWI Checklist Report // Moving Beyond Spreadsheets: Six Steps for Enabling Small and Midsize Businesses to Gain Data Insights

August 1, 2014

This TDWI Checklist Report details six areas where small and midsize businesses (SMBs) should focus as they move beyond spreadsheets to improve capabilities for gaining data insights.


TDWI Checklist Report // Applying Analytics with Big Data for Customer Intelligence: Seven Steps to Success

July 15, 2014

Big data analytics is about applying advanced methods and technologies to derive insights from very large and diverse data sets that often include varied data types and streaming data. This TDWI Checklist Report discusses steps for realizing value from big data and analytics for better customer intelligence.


TDWI Checklist Report // Adopting Next-Generation Data Technologies

June 26, 2014

Tools from new vendors incorporating new big data technologies (such as Hadoop) for distributed and parallel computing and NoSQL data management are rapidly being evaluated and brought into organizations. At the same time, numerous vendors of traditional platforms are offering the same or similar new technologies that are more robust and have more enterprise-ready capabilities than the new technologies can provide. This Checklist Report offers several important items to consider for your data management infrastructure, whether your implementation is on-premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid.


TDWI Checklist Report // Using Streaming Analytics for Continuous Operational Intelligence

May 30, 2014

This TDWI Checklist Report examines the user best practices and vendor tool functions for analyzing streaming data, with a focus on those that enable new applications in continuous operational intelligence.