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Contributer: Dave Stodder

David Stodder is director of TDWI Research for business intelligence. He focuses on providing research-based insights and best practices for organizations implementing BI, analytics, data discovery, data visualization, performance management, and related technologies and methods. Stodder has provided thought leadership about BI, analytics, information management, and IT management for over two decades. Previously, he headed his own independent firm and served as vice president and research director with Ventana Research. He was chief founding editor of Intelligent Enterprise and served as editorial director for nine years.


All articles by Dave Stodder

Chasing the Data Science Unicorn

Data science is an exciting area that promises real benefits to organizations in nearly all industries. It should not be stuck in a frustrating pursuit of imaginary heroes of folklore.

Chasing the Real-Time BI Dream

It is time for your organization to put "achieving at or near real-time views of data" higher on its strategic priority list?

Agile Business Intelligence: Leaving the Comfort Zone

To reap the rewards of agile, you'll need to take some risks.

Realizing Analytics Potential: It's Not Magic

One of the biggest trends today is the democratization of BI and analytics. Today's tools, applications, and platforms are making it easier for nontechnical business users to discover, analyze, and share data insights without handholding by IT or data scientists.

Choosing the Right Time for Real Time

In the world of real-time BI, faster may not be better. We offer three issues to consider as you pursue real-time BI and analytics.

"Data Driven" Requires Good Data Management

From a business perspective, big data it is about competing on analytics and making the entire organization more data driven. We explore two key points organizations seeking to become more data-driven should address.

3 Emerging Trends to Watch in 2014

TDWI research director David Stodder looks at a trio of emerging technology trends he believes will have a significant impact on technology implementation.

When Planets Collide: The Need for Business/IT Collaboration

Although their responsibilities and cultures may be planets apart, organizations ultimately need what business and IT teams can only deliver together.

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