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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

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Accelerating BI Adoption in Smaller Enterprises

Stephen Swoyer

Business intelligence in small and midsize enterprises (SMEs) is an anecdotally tough nut to crack. A new Checklist report from The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) aims to help start cracking it.

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BI Case Study: Hospitality Firm Cleans Up with BI

Linda Briggs

A small vacation property-management company in the famed Outer Banks of North Carolina brings in analytics software to maintain its high standard of customer service -- and to stay competitive against national chains.

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Big Data Analytics: Avoid the Analytic Cul-De-Sac

Philip Russom

Why isn’t the product of analytics being leveraged to the hilt in your organization?

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Agile BI and DW: Dynamic, Continuous, and Never Done

David Stodder

Delivering value sooner and being adaptable to business change are two of the most important objectives today in BI and data warehouse development. They are also two of the most difficult objectives to achieve.

TDWI Webinar Series:

Implementing Data Quality Control

Speaker: David Loshin

July
28
9:00AM PT
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Automated processes validate that data values format conformance, data domain membership, or cross-column or table consistency, yet in the absence of an absolute "source of truth," there is no way to automatically determine if a value is accurate.

Upcoming Webinars of Interest

Data Discovery Tools and Methods: Expanding BI Options for Users

With information playing an ever-greater role in operations, users are clamoring for tools so they can easily access, analyze, and share data. Mainstream BI vendors are satisfying some of this pent-up demand, but the cost and complexity of extending enterprise BI systems has made progress slow.

Speaker: David Stodder

August
16
9:00AM PT

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Trends in Clouds for Business Intelligence

Early adopter users have already deployed a variety of business intelligence (BI) tools and data warehouse (DW) platforms on clouds, thereby proving the concept. These pioneering deployments have demonstrated that both public and private clouds give BI and DW the same advantages for fluid resource allocation.

Speaker: Philip Russom

August
24
9:00AM PT

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Events Calendar

August 7 - 12, 2011

TDWI World Conference

San Diego, CA

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August 8 - 10, 2011

TDWI BI Executive Summit

San Diego, CA

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August 29 - September 1, 2011

TDWI Seminar: Dimensional Modeling

Toronto, ON

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