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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


TDWI Checklist Report | Eight Tips for Modernizing a Data Warehouse

May 15, 2015

To help user organizations prepare, this TDWI Checklist Report canvasses eight of the leading data warehouse modernization scenarios, discussing many of the new product types, functionality, and user best practices (as well as the business case and technology strengths) of each.


TDWI Checklist Report | Bringing Modern Data-Driven Applications to the Enterprise

March 20, 2015

To help the reader select data-driven applications (DDAs) and prepare for their use, this Checklist Report drills down into their desirable characteristics, best practices, and use cases.


2015 TDWI Salary, Roles, and Responsibilities Report

March 13, 2015

  Average salaries rose 3.5 percent in 2014 for full-time U.S. BI professionals. Read more in the 2015 TDWI Salary, Roles, and Responsibilities Report.


TDWI Checklist Report | Seven Steps for Executing a Successful Data Science Strategy

January 21, 2015

To solve business problems, develop new products and services, and optimize processes, organizations increasingly need analytics insights produced by data science teams with a diverse set of technical skills and business knowledge who are also good communicators. This TDWI Checklist Report describes seven steps to achieve a successful data science strategy.


TDWI Checklist Report | Evolving Big Data into a Mature Platform

January 12, 2015

By reflecting on the trajectory of big data adoption, this TDWI Checklist Report examines how selecting the right components will guide your transition and integration strategy to realize a mature big data platform that can be integrated within a production information technology environment.


TDWI Checklist Report | Self-Service Big Data Exploration Best Practices

December 22, 2014

This Checklist Report defines broad and unlimited data exploration best practices, with an emphasis on the roles of SQL and Hadoop.


TDWI Checklist Report | Telling a Story with Data

November 7, 2014

This checklist provides practical guidelines to nascent data storytellers. It describes some important principles of data and analysis—the supporting characters in a story—as well as some tips for making a story engaging.


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