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Don't Miss TDWI's World Conference in San Diego

Last year's TDWI World Conference in San Diego helped hundreds of BI professionals begin to develop the agile environment. This year, we're focusing on the evolution of agile. We'll showcase the latest thinking on agile project management, methodologies, and modeling, along with a look at the lingering controversy: Does agile really work for BI and data warehousing?

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News Highlights

  • How to Reduce Your BI Platform Costs

    It might surprise you, but the cost of administering your business intelligence (BI) practice dwarfs other costs -- such as licenses or implementation expenses. If you want to reduce overall BI costs, one expert counsels, streamline your administrative costs, but don't forget to keep the pressure on your software vendors, too. [more]

  • Q&A: "Big Data" Challenges Call for Big Solutions

    As the information explosion continues, handling larger and larger data sets continues to present challenges. Industry expert David Loshin discusses some of the issues at hand. [more]

  • TDWI Best Practices Report: Self-Service Business Intelligence: Empowering Users to Generate Insights

    TDWI's latest research report describes the four objectives of self-service BI and discusses the results of our March 2011 survey of 625 data management professionals. The survey examines self- service BI adoption rates, obstacles, and best practices across organizations.

    Download the full 38-page report and read the study's recommendations for implementing self-service BI in your organization. [more]

Don't Miss TDWI's BI Executive Summit in San Diego

Being agile and adaptable with BI, analytics, DW is critical to meet ever-changing business requirements. Demanding users can't wait. The upcoming TDWI BI Executive Summit will help you transform BI and analytics projects to deliver value faster. Learn how you can employ agile methodologies, self-service BI, cloud-based solutions, and more to reach BI and analytics objectives today.

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TDWI Seminar Series in Vancouver: July 18-21, 2011

Data that is organized and optimally stored in the warehouse needs thoughtful design to fulfill business needs. Business analysts taking courses at TDWI's Vancouver Seminar 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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