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  • TDWI Pulse Report | Reducing Inefficiency and Increasing the Value of Analytics and Business Intelligence Data watch Pulse Report cover image

    This first in a new series of reports offers focused research and analysis of trending analytics, business intelligence, and data management issues facing organizations. TDWI Pulse Reports are designed to educate technical and business professionals and aid them in developing strategies for improvement. March 29, 2018 Read Now

  • TDWI Checklist Report | Six Strategies for Balancing Compliance with Data Value TDWI Checklist Report cover

    Businesses can only seize new data-driven opportunities if they recognize sensitive data and handle it responsibly. This report focuses on how targeted improvements to specific data management best practices and technology can contribute significantly to your success with GDPR compliance, as well as data governance and data-driven programs in general. March 6, 2018 Read Now

  • TDWI Checklist Report | Data Management for Data Lakes in the Cloud Informatica DM checklist cover image

    A lake or cloud can breathe new life into established enterprise data architectures (data warehouses, marketing channel data, digital supply chains) or create new and different ones (analytics labs and sandboxes, ecosystems of cloud-based operational applications). This report discusses the leading data management (DM) best practices you need for data lakes to be successful when deployed in the cloud. February 21, 2018 Read Now

Research Reports


TDWI Checklist Report | Adopting Next-Generation Data Technologies

June 26, 2014

Tools from new vendors incorporating new big data technologies (such as Hadoop) for distributed and parallel computing and NoSQL data management are rapidly being evaluated and brought into organizations. At the same time, numerous vendors of traditional platforms are offering the same or similar new technologies that are more robust and have more enterprise-ready capabilities than the new technologies can provide. This Checklist Report offers several important items to consider for your data management infrastructure, whether your implementation is on-premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid.


TDWI Best Practices Report Q3 2014

Best Practices Report | Business-Driven BI and Analytics

June 25, 2014

Download this report to learn how business-side leadership can step up to ensure that chaos does not reign in the era of less direct IT involvement, and provide direction for the adoption of new technologies and practices for the betterment of the enterprise as a whole.


TDWI Checklist Report | Using Streaming Analytics for Continuous Operational Intelligence

May 30, 2014

This TDWI Checklist Report examines the user best practices and vendor tool functions for analyzing streaming data, with a focus on those that enable new applications in continuous operational intelligence.


TDWI Checklist Report | Seven Tips for Unified MDM with Data Quality and Data Governance

May 13, 2014

Master data management (MDM) can be practiced many different ways, with various user conventions and a broad array of vendor-built technologies. However, this report focuses on a specific practice called unified MDM, and examines the characteristics typical of business programs and technical solutions for unified MDM.


TDWI Checklist Report | Active Data Archiving for Big Data, Compliance, and Analytics

May 6, 2014

Users must start planning today for active data archiving. To help them prepare, this TDWI Checklist report will drill into the desirable attributes, use cases, user best practices, and enabling technologies of active data archiving.


TDWI Checklist Report | Eight Steps for Using Analytics to Gain Value from Text and Unstructured Content

April 28, 2014

Following TDWI’s previous Checklist Report on this topic, How to Gain Insight from Text, this Checklist discusses the relevance of text analytics for improving user experiences with the semi-structured and unstructured textual big data now at their disposal.


TDWI Checklist Report: Using Next-Generation Analytics to Gain Value from Enterprise Reports

TDWI Checklist Report | Using Next-Generation Analytics to Gain Value from Enterprise Reports: Six Best Practices

April 9, 2014

New techniques are emerging to help business analysts automate the extraction of information from reports stored in enterprise content management systems and use it for analysis. This Checklist Report focuses on helping organizations understand how to get started with report analysis.


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