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TDWI Upside - Where Data Means Business

Best of Upside's Data Digest

Articles explore the benefits of data governance, geospatial data and visualization, detecting elusive malware, limitations of big data, and part-time data management.

How Governance Helps Your Enterprise (Source: Database Trends and Applications)
Governance is often seen as a chore: you only do it because you are required to. However, this article explains how a good governance approach can help save time and money.

How Geospatial Data and Visualizations Combine for Better Understanding (Source: IoT Evolution World)
This article explains how organizing large amounts of geospatial data with visualizations can provide quicker, more in-depth insight.

Detecting Elusive Malware Attacks (Source: Computer Weekly)
Today's sophisticated attacks can bypass traditional security. This article provides tips for detecting and preventing modern hacks.

Don't Give Big Data the Biggest Power (Source: Business 2 Community)
Too much emphasis on big data as a panacea can be a mistake, according to this article. The author describes the limitations of big data and how to work with them.

Challenges for Part-Time Data Management (Source: Entrepreneur)
This article provides advice for small business owners who have to manage data in addition to other tasks, but the tips can help anyone become a better data manager.

Creating Impact with Data Visualizations (Source: Business 2 Community)
This article is about how journalism is being improved with data storytelling and how combining data and visuals creates greater impact.

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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