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TDWI Pulse Report | Reducing Inefficiency and Increasing the Value of Analytics and Business Intelligence

March 29, 2018

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.


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2018 TDWI Salary, Roles, and Responsibilities Report
TDWI Member Exclusive

March 14, 2018

  This past year saw BI salaries continue their steady rise. Read more in the 2018 TDWI Salary, Roles, and Responsibilities Report.


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

March 6, 2018

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.


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TDWI Checklist Report | Data Management for Data Lakes in the Cloud

February 21, 2018

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.


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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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