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TDWI Best Practices Report Q1 2013

TDWI Best Practices Report | Achieving Greater Agility with Business Intelligence

January 4, 2013

The information that flows from BI, analytics, and data warehousing systems can help organizations find a decision-making balance that avoids the extremes of snap decisions and rigid processes. This new survey-based research report examines benefits, barriers, technology solutions, and recommendations for achieving greater agility with business intelligence.


Seven Steps to Actionable Personal Analytics and Discovery

TDWI Checklist Report | Seven Steps to Actionable Personal Analytics and Discovery

October 16, 2012

Organizations today want to anchor daily and strategic decisions in a bedrock of solid, extensive, and timely analysis and reporting. Personal, self-service BI and analytics tools are now available that can give users more control over how they view and access the information they need to perform their roles in the enterprise. This TDWI Checklist Report details seven steps toward personal BI and analytics success.


TDWI Checklist Report: Analytic Databases for Big Data

TDWI Checklist Report | Analytic Databases for Big Data

October 4, 2012

This report presents a requirements checklist for analytic DBMSs with a focus on their use with big data. You will also learn definitions for the many techniques and tool types involved. The report will help you evaluate analytic databases and/or develop strategies for big data analytics.


TDWI Best Practices Report Q4 2012

TDWI Best Practices Report | High-Performance Data Warehousing

October 1, 2012

In the age of "big data," high-performance data warehousing is primarily about achieving speed and scale while also coping with increasing complexity and concurrency. The tips and strategies presented in this research can help user organizations prioritize their acquisition of vendor tools and their adoption of design best practices.


TDWI Checklist Report Geospatial Analytics

TDWI Checklist Report | Using Location Information for Geospatial Analytics

September 26, 2012

This TDWI Checklist Report presents tips for aligning geospatial information with the business intelligence environment, empowering analytics to use location data to yield operational efficiencies, revenue growth, and other potential benefits.


TDWI Checklist Report // Operational Analytics: Balancing Business Benefits and Technology Costs

TDWI Checklist Report | Operational Analytics: Balancing Business Benefits and Technology Costs

September 5, 2012

This TDWI Checklist Report examines the business drivers and technology requirements for deploying operational analytics. The main objectives of the Checklist are to identify specific business benefits of operational analytics, review the ways these benefits can be achieved, and explain the potential trade-offs or IT costs involved.


TDWI Checklist Report: Predictive Analytics Project Design

TDWI Checklist Report | Predictive Analytics Project Design: A Nine-Step Guide to Realizing Business Value

July 12, 2012

Ultimately, the effective utilization of predictive analytics is the goal-driven analysis of data to enhance business performance metrics. This TDWI Checklist Report examines the strategic steps that predictive analytics project teams must take in order to define, design, and implement successful projects.


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