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TDWI Upside - Where Data Means Business

Best of Upside's Data Digest

Articles examine big data, IoT's impact on big data, big data infrastructure, governance and big data, and BI beyond dashboards.

Big Data Needs Structure and Governance
(Source: Datanami)

The large amounts of data today require careful management or a small data quality problem can become completely unwieldy. This article explains how collaboration between departments and automated governance can ensure your big data doesn't become bad data.

BI Tools Must Provide More than a Dashboard
(Source: Inc. Magazine)

Effective BI solutions must offer more than pretty packaging of the data; a good solution must offer actionable insight. This article covers recent shifts in BI tools and what the best ones will offer your enterprise.

How IoT Will Change Big Data
(Source: Dbta)

The rise of the Internet of Things promises revolutions in all fields, including big data. This article explains the new approaches to data collection and data management you will need to handle IoT data.

Best Big Data Infrastructure Is Converged
(Source: Forbes)

The amount of data enterprises collect these days is too complex for a traditional, separated infrastructure. Instead, this article recommends a converged infrastructure to allow your enterprise a complete view of your data.

Defining Data, Analytics, and Insight
(Source: Business 2 Community)

Everybody knows what analytics, insight, and data are, right? Not necessarily. This article defines what each term truly means and how they are connected.

About the Author

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

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