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News Highlights

  • In Praise of Operational Data Warehousing

    The debate over real-time versus not real-time misses the point. A better way to look at things is in the context of what could be called operational data warehousing -- OpDW. In this model, real- time isn't an end in itself. It's rather one of several benefits that can be attributed to a robust OpDW architecture. [more]

  • Clickstream Data Warehouse: Bleeding Edge or Mainstream?

    Organizations "building" their virtual warehouses full of clickstream data are raising the bar on the insights and benefits available from clickstream analysis and can fulfill the ultimate goal of delivering precisely what the customer wants when they want it. [more]

  • Reading the IBM/Netezza Tea Leaves

    IBM's acquisition of Netezza raises a $1.7 billion question: how does IBM plan to position Netezza relative to its existing Smart Analytic offerings? In this case, few industry watchers foresee much in the way of serious overlap between Big Blue's existing data warehousing assets and Netezza's. Even so, IBM will have to make some tough choices, particularly on the software side. [more]

  • Pervasive Analytics Revisited

    Business users are hungry for more and greater analytic responsibility. A new study from market watcher IDC suggests that one key to driving analytic uptake is to put analytic technologies into the hands (or at the fingertips) of more users. [more]

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