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Featured Research

  • 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


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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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TDWI Checklist Report | Building a Data Lake with Legacy Data

November 3, 2016

This checklist will help you and your team plan and launch successful data lake projects with your legacy data sources. It reviews the critical success factors for these projects as well as the risks and issues to mitigate.


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TDWI Checklist Report | Best Practices for Data Lake Management

October 12, 2016

A data lake ingests data in its raw, original state, straight from data sources, with little or no cleansing, standardization, remodeling, or transformation. These and other data management best practices can then be applied flexibly as diverse use cases demand. Most data lakes are built atop Hadoop, which enables a data lake to capture, process, and repurpose a wide range of data types and structures with linear scalability and high availability.


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Best Practices Report | BI, Analytics, and the Cloud: Strategies for Business Agility

October 3, 2016

The cloud is becoming a mature platform for data management, integration, business intelligence (BI), and analytics. Download this report for an examination of organizations’ experiences with and plans for cloud BI and analytics, new cloud models, and what organizations should consider when moving to the cloud.


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TDWI Checklist Report | Governing Big Data and Hadoop

October 1, 2016

Big data presents significant business opportunities when leveraged properly, yet it also carries significant business and technology risks when it is poorly governed or managed.


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TDWI Checklist Report | Seven Best Practices for Streaming Analytics for Real-Time Action

July 21, 2016

This TDWI Checklist Report provides seven best practices for introducing, implementing, and leveraging streaming analytics as a component of an enterprise business intelligence and analytics architecture. These recommendations will help organizations understand where streaming analytics fits into their analytics frameworks and how it can be integrated with the complementary components of their organization’s analytics environment.


Best Practices Report | Improving Data Preparation for Business Analytics

July 1, 2016

Business users want the power of analytics—but analytics can only be as good as the data. Download this report for an examination of experiences with data preparation, a discussion of goals and objectives, and a look at important technology trends reshaping data preparation processes. Learn how your organization can reduce the time it takes to prepare data and help users realize insights from data faster.


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