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TDWI Upside - Where Data Means Business

Best of Upside’s Data Digest

Articles examine how to craft better narratives in your visualizations, securing endpoints, big data in small enterprises, data lake networking, and how to collect the right data.

Crafting Better Narratives for Visualizations
(Source: Marketing Insider Group)

Story-driven data visualizations bring bland sets of numbers to life, yet crafting a compelling narrative can be difficult. This article offers help in the creative process from the ground up.

Worst Practices for Securing Endpoints
(Source: Dark Reading)

This article outlines the major mistakes enterprises make when trying to secure network endpoints and how to protect your system.

Big Data Philosophies Must Change
(Source: Tech Target)

According to this article, emerging technologies such as IoT and cognitive computing require major shifts in every enterprise's approach to big data.

How Big Data Can Help the Smallest Enterprise
(Source: IT Pro Portal)

No matter the size of your enterprise, there is no excuse for not having a data strategy in today's business climate. Finding the right data strategy for a small to midsize enterprise is a whole other issue.

Improving Data Lake Networking
(Source: Enterprise Networking Planet)

You have likely been told the data lake is the future of big data, but current network architecture for lakes is sometimes plagued with latency issues. Improved speed is necessary for a bright future for data lakes.

Finding the Right Data
(Source: Harvard Business Review)

Collecting as much data as possible is not the most efficient route to insight -- collecting the right data is. Identifying the right data for your enterprise is the tricky part.

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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