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TDWI Upside - Where Data Means Business

Best of Upside’s Data Digest

Articles explore data visualization best practices, big data compliance issues, and build vs. buy storage.

Data Visualization Best Practices
(Source: Dbta)

Data visualizations are effective only if done well. Improve your visualizations by following these 10 best practices.

Visualizing Big Data's Explosion
(Source: icrunchdata)

The explosion of data is only increasing as technology progresses. Check out this infographic and list of facts to see just how large big data is now.

Dodging Big Data Compliance Issues
(Source: Techrepublic)

The complexity of big data and data regulation has made staying compliant extremely difficult, and it's only getting worse. How can your enterprise stay on the straight and narrow with regards to compliance?

Major Visualization Tools
(Source: Business 2 Community)

Read about major visualization tools -- from the most basic to the most complex -- so you can figure out what will work best for your purposes.

Better to Build Storage or Buy?
(Source: Computer Weekly)

Storage space is increasing in size and relevance with the rise of big data. Your enterprise has many options for choosing a storage system; one is software-defined storage. Is it better to buy this type of storage or build your own?

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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