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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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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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TDWI Checklist Report | Assuring the Quality of Operational Data

June 22, 2016

Most definitions of operational excellence assume that localized improvements have a global impact. In that spirit, this TDWI Checklist Report provides recommendations for incrementally and continuously improving the quality of operational data, which in turn contributes to an organization’s drive toward operational excellence.


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TDWI Checklist Report | Gaining Business Value from Governed Analytics and Discovery

June 1, 2016

This TDWI Checklist Report provides seven steps your organization can follow to apply a balanced governance strategy as you expand your use of self-service visual analytics and discovery.


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TDWI Checklist Report | Delivering Business Value Faster with Visual Analytics

May 31, 2016

This Checklist Report focuses on helping organizations understand and employ the necessary best practices for implementing the latest in visual analytics and discovery tools.


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