Agile Data Modeling: Not an Option, but Essential

April 24, 2015

Everything about data has changed, but that only means data models are even more essential to businesses' understanding of that data. As development methodologies change to incorporate agile workflows, data architects must adapt to ensure models stay relevant and accurate. This whitepaper describes key requirements for agile data modeling and shows how ER/Studio supports this methodology.


The Guide to Scaling Operational Applications on Hadoop

April 24, 2015

The key to riding the wave of big data and enabling digital applications in real time is to select a database that can support massive data growth without bursting IT budgets.


Benchmark Your BI Environment for Continuous Improvement

April 20, 2015

Essential reading for analysts, business intelligence, IT, and compliance and reporting professionals interested in understanding how to measure and assess the performance and efficiency of their BI environments.


Quantify the Tangible Business Value of BI

April 20, 2015

Essential reading for analysts, business intelligence, IT, and compliance and reporting professionals interested in understanding how to measure and assess the performance and efficiency of their BI environments.


Optimizing Small Business Decision Making Utilizing Business Analytics

April 17, 2015

Spreadsheets have been the only viable data analysis and decision-making solution for smaller businesses for a very long time. Until relatively recently, only the largest companies could afford advanced analytic capabilities and the talent to make use of them.


ATT Leverages HP Vertica Analytics Platform to Change the Economics of Providing Actionable Insights to Decision Makers

April 16, 2015

Big data is busting the seams of most enterprise data warehouses. Download this complimentary IDC ExpertROI Spotlight, sponsored by HP, and learn how you can transform your enterprise data warehouse to easily manage and analyze massive volumes of big data without multi-million dollar capacity expansion investment costs.


The Value of Supplanting ETL with Data Virtualization for the Mainframe

April 1, 2015

Gaining an enterprise view of business-critical mainframe data doesn’t have to require outdated integration methods like ETL. Acknowledged BI expert David Loshin examines the case for mainframe data virtualization to deliver real-time information for business analytics.