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  • 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

  • TDWI Checklist Report | Data Monetization: 7 Steps to Building Consumable Data Solutions Google data monetization checklist report cover image

    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. February 1, 2018 Read Now

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2017 TDWI Salary, Roles, and Responsibilities Report

March 14, 2017

  Average bonuses soared 19.8 percent in 2016, to $17,210. Read more in the 2017 TDWI Salary, Roles, and Responsibilities Report.

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Best Practices Report | Data Science and Big Data: Enterprise Paths to Success

December 21, 2016

Big data and data science can provide a significant path to value for organizations. Download this report for organizations’ experiences with and plans for big data and data science including both technology plans and organizational strategies.

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TDWI Checklist Report | Data Modernization for the Telecommunications Industry

December 2, 2016

Now is the time for the telecommunications industry to devise a strategy for modernization of the data management environment in ways that streamline the end-to-end processes for ingesting, transforming, loading, reporting, delivering, and analyzing data. This Checklist Report describes a vision for the future that includes using an architecture that leverages a hybrid environment combining traditional enterprise data warehouse (EDW) techniques with the ability to deploy augmentation tactics on big data environments, such as those built using the Hadoop ecosystem.

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TDWI Checklist Report | Emerging Best Practices for Data Lakes

December 1, 2016

Forward-looking businesses need discovery-oriented analytics, but discovery analytics tends to work best with large volumes of raw source data. The data lake enables analytics with big data and other diverse sources. This TDWI Checklist Report discusses many of the emerging best practices for data lakes.

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TDWI Checklist Report | Evolving Toward the Modern Data Warehouse: What Enterprises Require Today, What They'll Need Tomorrow

November 10, 2016

User organizations facing new and future requirements for big data, analytics, and real-time operation need to start planning today for the data warehouse of the future. This Checklist Report drills into seven key recommendations for solution design, listing and discussing many of the new vendor and open source product types, functionality, and user best practices that will be common in the near future, along with the business case and technology strengths of each.

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TDWI Checklist Report | Emerging Design Patterns for Data Management

November 8, 2016

This Checklist Report drills into some of the emerging design patterns and platforms for data that modern data-driven organizations are embracing. The goal of the report is to accelerate users’ understanding of new design patterns and data platforms so they can choose and use the ones that best support the new data-driven goals of their organizations.

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TDWI Checklist Report | Data-Centric Security: Seven Best Practices for Protecting Your Most Sensitive Data

November 7, 2016

This checklist defines data security and data-centric security and discusses best practices and enabling technologies to help make data more secure.

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