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 // Data Warehousing in the Cloud

June 29, 2015

Our objective in this Checklist Report is to share best practices that will position the reader to take advantage of a cloud-based data warehousing solution.


TDWI Checklist Report // Eight Tips for Modernizing a Data Warehouse

May 15, 2015

To help user organizations prepare, this TDWI Checklist Report canvasses eight of the leading data warehouse modernization scenarios, discussing many of the new product types, functionality, and user best practices (as well as the business case and technology strengths) of each.


TDWI Checklist Report // Bringing Modern Data-Driven Applications to the Enterprise

March 20, 2015

To help the reader select data-driven applications (DDAs) and prepare for their use, this Checklist Report drills down into their desirable characteristics, best practices, and use cases.


TDWI Checklist Report // Seven Steps for Executing a Successful Data Science Strategy

January 21, 2015

To solve business problems, develop new products and services, and optimize processes, organizations increasingly need analytics insights produced by data science teams with a diverse set of technical skills and business knowledge who are also good communicators. This TDWI Checklist Report describes seven steps to achieve a successful data science strategy.


TDWI Checklist Report // Evolving Big Data into a Mature Platform

January 12, 2015

By reflecting on the trajectory of big data adoption, this TDWI Checklist Report examines how selecting the right components will guide your transition and integration strategy to realize a mature big data platform that can be integrated within a production information technology environment.


TDWI Checklist Report // Self-Service Big Data Exploration Best Practices

December 22, 2014

This Checklist Report defines broad and unlimited data exploration best practices, with an emphasis on the roles of SQL and Hadoop.


TDWI Checklist Report // Telling a Story with Data

November 7, 2014

This checklist provides practical guidelines to nascent data storytellers. It describes some important principles of data and analysis—the supporting characters in a story—as well as some tips for making a story engaging.


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.