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Data Digest: Moving BI to the Cloud, Selling BI, and Effective Visualizations for Mobile Devices

Advantages and drawbacks to moving your BI capabilities to the cloud, plus best practices for getting BI project buy-in and how to make effective data visualizations for mobile users.

Pros and Cons of Moving BI to the Cloud

The move to the cloud is more than a trend, it has become a full-scale migration for enterprises. For any enterprise still debating whether to make the move, this article reviews the list of advantages and disadvantages to moving business intelligence capabilities to the cloud.

Read more at CIO

Make a Strong Case for Your BI Project

Despite how fundamental business intelligence is to the enterprise, high-level executives will not fund any BI project without a solid case. This article offers some best practices to help you obtain the needed buy-in for a new BI project.

Read more at SmartData Collective

How to Make Effective Data Visualizations for Mobile Users

Not everyone has access to a desktop or laptop; a growing number of people view the Internet on their smartphones. Your enterprise may already calibrate your general digital content for mobile, but have you considered how to make your visualizations mobile-friendly? This article provides helpful guidelines.


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Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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