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Wednesday, October 07, 2015

News Highlights


Data Access Requirements: Be Prepared to Accommodate Overlooked Functionality

Michael Schiff

Project requirements change and evolve during development. We must be prepared to handle them.


Top 4 Myths about Big Data

Raghu Sowmyanarayanan

Don't let these myths lead you astray in considering a big data initiative.


Q&A: Visualization Tools Fall Short Without Power of a Platform Behind Them

Linda Briggs

There's more to analytics than beautiful visualizations, says a global VP with Qlik. Users need a solution that also delivers governance and manageability, he argues, along with guided analytics, decentralized self-service, and embedded analytics -- all within a platform that accommodates mobile devices and collaboration.


Best of TDWI's Data Digest

Quint Turner

Interesting articles we found on the Web focus on tips for using data for business, quantifying big data's ROI, using storyboards for big data stories, and understanding BI scalability.

TDWI Webinar Series:

Emerging Technologies: Innovations and Evolutions in BI, Analytics, and Data Warehousing

Speaker: Philip Russom, Fern Halper, and David Stodder

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This Webinar reviews emerging technologies and methods as well as how the innovation of emerging technologies can support innovation in business processes, operational excellence, customer management, competitiveness, cost containment, IT practices, and business leverage of data via BI, analytics, and data warehousing. The Webinar is based on the research findings of a new Best Practices Report on emerging technologies.

Upcoming Webinars of Interest

Panel Discussion: Data Lake Principles and Economics

Learn about the role of data lakes in a modern data architecture, explore data lake use cases (some will surprise you), and discover the 10 items essential for evaluating your data lake strategy.

Speaker: Wayne Eckerson

9:00AM PT

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Geospatial Analytics with Big Data: Five Steps for Creating Business Value

Learn about the critical elements that define geospatial analytics and why big data plus geospatial analytics can be valuable for business decisions. We'll explore strategies for integrating big data and geospatial analytics and discuss use cases for geospatial analytics and big data, plus best practices for getting started.

Speaker: Fern Halper and David Stodder

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Events Calendar

November 1 - 3, 2015

Solution Summit in Scottsdale // Driving High-Value Analytics with New Data Architectures

Scottsdale, AZ

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November 2 - 5, 2015

Seminar in San Francisco // Business Analytics

San Francisco, CA

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December 6 - 11, 2015

TDWI Orlando 2015

Orlando, FL

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