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Solution Spotlight on Analytics

Analytics are the foundation of any successful business plan. Join your peers in Boston (May 3), Chicago (May 5), or Dallas (June 2)for the TDWI Solution Spotlight, a complimentary half-day event that will show you the essential components of an effective analytics program, as well as what you need to take your use of analytics to the next level.

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News Highlights

  • Five Key Trends Driving the Future of BI

    What's ahead for BI? We offer five trends happening now that are irreversible and have substantial implications for BI. [more]

  • It Takes Two: Microsoft's DW Market Strategy Explained

    Microsoft sees a bifurcated data warehousing market, with Fast Track SQL Server on the low end and SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) at the top. There might be overlap, but both offerings address specific (and, to a degree, mutually exclusive) market needs. Does this view reflect the lay of the DW land? [more]

  • BI for the Masses, iPad Style

    Just in time for the iPad 2, a new report finds interest in mobile business intelligence basically unchanged. An overwhelming majority of organizations believe mobile BI will play an important - - perhaps even critical -- role in their information future. [more]

  • BI Journal Seeking Article Submissions

    TDWI's Business Intelligence Journal is accepting educational, vendor-neutral articles for its fall 2011 issue. Share your BI and data warehousing expertise with over 7,000 TDWI Members and other industry professionals -- an exclusive audience of active BI/DW professionals looking for creative approaches, new ideas, and a fresh look at tried-and-true techniques.

    Visit for details. Submission deadline is May 20.

  • Q&A: Try a "Non-invasive" Approach to Data Governance

    Data management expert Robert S. Seiner discusses his trademarked "non-invasive" approach to better data governance. [more]

Don't Miss TDWI's World Conference in Chicago

At the TDWI World Conference in Chicago, you’ll learn the essential skills, fundamental techniques, and core disciplines of information management. Then we’ll invite you to look to the clouds—and the future. Learn why the advent of cloud computing will change information technology for everyone, and find out how to position your enterprise and your skills to prepare for the future of BI.

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TDWI Seminar Series in Boston: June 13-16, 2011

Dimensional data is a core component of modern BI/DW implementations. Dimensionally organized data offers a more effective and adaptable solution to business analytics needs than can be achieved with relational data structures. The TDWI Boston Seminar will teach the core fundamental principles as well as provide an extended set of techniques to address real-world complexity.

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