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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 2, 2012
Master data management (MDM) is one of the most widely adopted data management disciplines of recent years. This report accelerates users’ understanding of the many new user best practices, solutions, and tools that have emerged as next generation MDM. It also helps readers map their options to real-world use cases and develop a strategy for MDM.
September 14, 2011
Big data analytics is the intersection of two technical entities that have come together. First, there’s big data for massive amounts of detailed information. Second, there’s advanced analytics, which can include predictive analytics, data mining, statistics, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and so on. Put them together and you get big data analytics, the hottest new practice in BI.
July 1, 2011
In today's economic environment, organizations must use business intelligence (BI) to make smarter, faster decisions. Yet, in too many organizations, decisions are still not based on business intelligence because of the inability to keep up with demand for information and analytics. To satisfy this demand, one approach involves setting up a self-service BI (SS BI) environment.