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Data Digest: 10 Tips for Working with Big Data, Preventing Bias in Qualitative Analysis, and Finding the Right BI Analytics Tool

Help for beginning big data analytics, plus how to avoid bias in data analytics and how to choose the best analytics tool for your business using 10 metrics.

How to Start Off on the Right Track with Big Data
(Source: Datanami)

It is never too late for an enterprise to start on the road to data analytics. However, catching up to the leaders will require some help. This article offers that help for beginning big data analytics, but its tips are universal enough to be useful to any enterprise at any stage of analytics integration.


Preventing Bias in Qualitative Analysis
(Source: Business 2 Community)

Bias can creep in at any stage of analysis and turn good data into skewed, useless conclusions. This article runs down the major types of bias and discusses how to avoid bias in data analytics by pretesting and other means.

Finding the Best Fit BI Analytics Tool for Your Enterprise
(Source: Tech Target)

Choosing the best analytics tool is a matter of what your business needs, not how flashy the tool is. This article compares the major options in BI analytics tools over 10 metrics.

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Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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