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  • TDWI Pulse Report | Developing Data Strategy for IoT hortonworks pulse report cover image

    This TDWI Pulse Report discusses some best practices for developing an IoT data strategy. It examines the organizational as well as the data and analytics aspects of such a strategy. This includes organizational alignment, understanding the unique nature of IoT, and other issues at play when managing and analyzing this “new” kind of data. June 29, 2018 Read Now

  • 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

Research Reports


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TDWI Checklist Report | Data Monetization: 7 Steps to Building Consumable Data Solutions

February 1, 2018

Data products are not a new idea; data aggregators have been producing purchasable data sets for decades. However, as organizations have become motivated to be “data driven,” the concept of a “data product” has rapidly morphed into different shapes, including packaged data sets, lightweight API-based services, directly connected end-user visualizations, and full-blown access to hosted reporting and analytics dashboards.


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Best Practices Report | What It Takes to Be Data Driven: Technologies and Best Practices for Becoming a Smarter Organization

December 22, 2017

This TDWI Best Practices Report examines how organizations become data-driven, including patterns for building out infrastructure for managing data and driving analytics. It also examines the best practices of those organizations that are data-driven across three areas we believe are important: technology, analytics, and organization.


TDWI Checklist Report | Using Design Thinking to Unleash Creativity in BI and Analytics Development: Six Best Practices for Applying New Methods to Learning What Users Want and Improving Their Experiences

December 22, 2017

This TDWI Checklist Report discusses the ways in which design thinking can produce more effective BI and analytics solutions and reduce user frustration with ineffective tools.


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TDWI Checklist Report | From Self-Service to Data-Driven: 6 Ways a Data Catalog Can Help

December 8, 2017

As the importance of self-service solutions for BI, analytics, and data preparation continues to grow, the emphasis is no longer only on centralized, full-time data professionals and their institutional knowledge. We also must find a way to support the business’ needs with better-documented data assets. For many organizations, this is a data catalog.


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TDWI Checklist Report | The Intelligent Integration Hub: Managing Modern Data with Modern Best Practices

November 29, 2017

For organizations struggling to modernize their DM efforts, the intelligent integration hub provides a flexible and scalable foundation. This TDWI report examines the attributes and use cases of the intelligent integration hub.


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TDWI Checklist Report | Seven Industries Using Analytics for Business Value

November 14, 2017

This Checklist Report examines how seven industries are using analytics to drive value. These industries include finance, insurance, retail, healthcare,manufacturing, utilities, and technology/software/Internet.


TDWI Checklist Report | The Data Catalog's Role in the Digital Enterprise: Enabling New Data-Driven Business and Technology Best Practices

November 10, 2017

When we design and develop data management solutions, one of the first and most important steps is to catalog the data that will be captured, managed, analyzed, and shared. This TDWI report will examine the many components and functions of a modern enterprise data cataloging facility.


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