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Contributer: Dave Stodder


David Stodder is director of TDWI Research for business intelligence. He focuses on providing research-based insights and best practices for organizations implementing BI, analytics, data discovery, data visualization, performance management, and related technologies and methods. Stodder has provided thought leadership about BI, analytics, information management, and IT management for over two decades. Previously, he headed his own independent firm and served as vice president and research director with Ventana Research. He was chief founding editor of Intelligent Enterprise and served as editorial director for nine years.

  


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Autonomous BI and Analytics: Are We There Yet?

Are BI and self-service analytics headed inevitably toward more automation?

To Become Data-Driven, Focus on User Empowerment

Many organizations face obstacles on the path to becoming data-driven. What strategies are working for your enterprise?

Four Keys to Achieving Value Faster from BI and Analytics

Although technology advances are making a difference, organizations also need to improve practices and leadership to realize value from BI and analytics sooner.

To Succeed, IT Vendors Must Improve Business Outcomes

Bragging rights in IT have long been about performance benchmarks, but today the competition is shifting to who can provide technology solutions that produce better business outcomes.

Managing the Data Lake Monster

Data lakes offer organizations many positives, but they also have the potential to grow aimlessly, consuming an ever-larger share of storage, computing horsepower, technology personnel, and budget.

4 Recommendations for a Modern Data Ecosystem

If the idea of an ecosystem seems daunting, you're not alone. Data platforms seem easier to build and manage, but they can be difficult to change when you need to adapt to new technologies.

Using Data to Drive Innovation

To move enterprises forward, you need to support innovation with both technology and organizational culture.

Top Trends in BI and Self-Service Visual Analytics

Organizations need to seek the right balance of freedom and oversight that enable users to get their work done self-service style. Here are four trends that will help organizations achieve that goal in 2017.

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