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ETL Performance: A Checklist for Accelerating Data Integration

Heavy and complex data transformations are the lifeblood of most BI environments, but many BI implementers face a challenging problem: How can they be performed effectively and quickly? This Webinar will help you answer this question with a checklist that helps determine if your data integration environment is performing optimally.

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News Highlights

  • Analysis: A Closer Look at HP's Acquisition of Vertica

    HP's acquisition of Vertica may have confused many BI pros. After all, HP partners with Microsoft to promote SQL Server as a data warehousing platform, and HP already had an ADBMS of its own -- the former Neoview. Industry watchers seem positive about HP's move -- although many emphasize that execution, which has always been a problem for HP in the BI space, will remain key. [more]

  • Five Steps to More Effective Government 2.0 Initiatives

    By investing in a strategy of goal-setting, measurement, and adjustment, government agencies can turn social media from a random, trendy exercise into an accurate, effective initiative that can support their larger organizational strategies and goals. [more]

  • Analysts in Action: The Rise of the Intelligent Analyst

    No one measures the pulse of a business better than the intelligent analysts charged to interpret data. Now more of them have won the recognition they deserve. [more]

  • InetSoft Gets Agile BI Right

    InetSoft is benefitting from the upsurge of interest in agile BI. The latest release of its flagship Style Intelligence draws on the same reporting technology it introduced in 1996. InetSoft has changed with the times, however, positioning Style Intelligence 11.0 as a BI offering for the most agile of agile BI practitioners. [more]

  • Q&A: Why Data Virtualization is More Relevant than Ever

    Composite Software executive VP Robert Eve discusses the evolution of data virtualization and exactly how the technology can be used to address today's data management challenges. [more]

Don't Miss TDWI's World Conference in Washington, D.C.

We invite you to take the next step in your BI/DW career by taking courses at the TDWI World Conference in Washington, DC. Industry thought leaders will help you understand critical components and techniques that will allow you to move beyond BI into active and successful performance management, giving you a complete, holistic view of your enterprise.

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TDWI Seminar Series in Dallas: March 14-17

Data that is organized and optimally stored in the warehouse needs thoughtful design to fulfill business needs. Business analysts taking TDWI Dallas Seminar courses will be better prepared to work with their technical counterparts, and developers taking these courses will be able to ask the right questions to determine how to design and implement the best data structures.

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Better Business Intelligence for New Competitive Environments: How to Move beyond Static Data and Exploit Real-Time Resources

Converting real-time data streams into relevant, actionable information is key to your company’s success.

Agile BI with Automated, Real-Time Data Collection

Companies must incorporate Web data into their intelligence and analysis tools to compete.

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