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Top 10 Ways for Optimize Performance: Live Webcast on May 6, 12PM EDT

MicroStrategy is pleased to offer a new series of educational Webcasts, with practical tips to improve the performance of your BI applications. Join us on Thursday, May 6 for our next live Webcast -- "Top 10 Ways for Optimize Performance with MicroStrategy" -- where we'll share useful insights on extending performance levels and enhancing the user experience.

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News Highlights

  • Using Business Intelligence to Assess Business Intelligence: The Efficacy Conundrum

    Some adopters seem disinclined to use BI technologies to assess the efficacy of their business intelligence and data warehousing practices.

  • Kognitio Stays True to Row-Based Databases

    At a time when some in the industry have gone columnar crazy, Kognitio plans to stay true to what works in database technology.

  • Dashboard Survey Needs Your Input

    Dashboards are increasingly popular as organizations try to improve management insight and the responsiveness. This research study will examine what strategies and actions companies take to widely deploy dashboards, better align corporate strategy and execution, and reduce time-to-decisions.

    Participants will receive a complimentary copy of the survey results so you can compare your organization's performance against your peers, learn where dashboard techniques might bring benefits, and how to get started. Your answers will be kept confidential and only aggregated to see overall results.

    To participate in this 10-minute survey, please start here.

Eight Ways to Successfully Implement Self-Service BI

Self-service is the holy grail of BI—a mantra repeated incessantly by overworked BI managers who find it difficult to stay ahead of user requests for new reports and applications. With self-service BI, users create their own reports without having to rely on the IT department. Users get exactly the reports they want, when they want them, and the BI team no longer serves as an intermediary between users and the data.

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TDWI Webinar
  • Developing a Data Quality and Integration Strategy

    Data transformation, cleansing, and integration is the most difficult part of a business intelligence project. A comprehensive approach that carefully considers both the quality expectations and the quality of the source system data helps to bring this activity to a manageable level.

Operational BI: Innovative Analytics

Operational BI has a specific purpose in enterprises. It enables more informed business decisions by directly supporting specific business processes and activities and supports faster business decisions by seamlessly integrating BI with business processes to create a closed-loop decision-making environment. Read this white paper to learn about how to implement Operational BI in your organization.

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