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TDWI Best Practices Reports

TDWI’s Best Practices Reports are designed to educate technical and business professionals about new business intelligence technologies, concepts, or approaches that address a significant problem or issue. Research for the Best Practices Reports is conducted via interviews with industry experts and leading-edge user companies, and is supplemented by a survey of business intelligence professionals.


Best Practices Report | Visual Analytics for Making Smarter Decisions Faster

July 11, 2015

Download this report to examine how visual analytics fits with this and other important goals and trends that are enabling organizations to realize higher value from their data.


Best Practices Report | Hadoop for the Enterprise

April 1, 2015

This report accelerates users’ understanding of the many new products, technologies, and best practices that have emerged recently around Hadoop. It will also help readers map newly available options to real-world use cases, with a focus on mainstream enterprise uses, while respecting tried-and-true IT practices and delivering maximum business value.


Best Practices Report | Next-Generation Analytics and Platforms

December 18, 2014

This TDWI Best Practices Report focuses on how organizations can and do use next-generation analytics. It provides in-depth analysis of current strategies and future trends for next-generation analytics across both organizational and technical dimensions, including organizational culture, infrastructure, data, and processes. It examines both the analytics and infrastructure necessary for next-generation analytics. This report offers recommendations and best practices for implementing analytics in an organization.


Best Practices Report | Real-Time Data, BI, and Analytics

September 22, 2014

Download this report to learn about the many available technologies and practices for real-time data, BI, and analytics, plus how they enable fast-paced business processes and yield a wide range of organizational advantages.


TDWI Best Practices Report Q3 2014

Best Practices Report | Business-Driven BI and Analytics

June 25, 2014

Download this report to learn how business-side leadership can step up to ensure that chaos does not reign in the era of less direct IT involvement, and provide direction for the adoption of new technologies and practices for the betterment of the enterprise as a whole.


Best Practices Report | Evolving Data Warehouse Architectures in the Age of Big Data

April 1, 2014

Download this report to learn about the evolution of data warehousing architectures thanks to major drivers such as big data, advanced analytics, and real-time operation.


TDWI Best Practices Report Managing Big Data

TDWI Best Practices Report | Managing Big Data

October 1, 2013

This Best Practices Report examines how organizations are leveraging their big data assets, the challenges they face, future trends in user practices and vendor tools, and 10 priorities for the years ahead.


TDWI Best Practices Report Q1 2013

TDWI Best Practices Report | Achieving Greater Agility with Business Intelligence

January 4, 2013

The information that flows from BI, analytics, and data warehousing systems can help organizations find a decision-making balance that avoids the extremes of snap decisions and rigid processes. This new survey-based research report examines benefits, barriers, technology solutions, and recommendations for achieving greater agility with business intelligence.


TDWI Best Practices Report Q4 2012

TDWI Best Practices Report | High-Performance Data Warehousing

October 1, 2012

In the age of "big data," high-performance data warehousing is primarily about achieving speed and scale while also coping with increasing complexity and concurrency. The tips and strategies presented in this research can help user organizations prioritize their acquisition of vendor tools and their adoption of design best practices.


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