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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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The Data Model's Role in Data Governance

Jonathan Geiger

Data models are an important part of your data governance program. We look at the Zachman Framework, which describes multiple levels of data models.


How Lyza Learns from its Users

Stephen Swoyer

Instead of targeting Lyza 3 at a select or prescribed class of users, Lyzasoft is pitching it to everyone, and co-founder and CEO Scott Davis means everyone. That's because the new Lyza learns from how people use it and makes recommendations based on a user's class, responsibilities, or interests. The more people who use it, the better.


Q&A: Data Strategies and Philosophical Dilemmas

Frank Buytendijk

We examine how creating a data strategy has philosophical implications, raising ethical questions about analytics and emphasizing the need for data governance.


BI Experts: Good Data Strategy is Good Business Strategy

David Stodder

Director of TDWI Research David Stodder looks at three major trends that he sees shaping the development of data strategies.


Why Search-Based Applications are Set to Thrive

Eric Rogge

The enterprise search industry and search-based application space will see major steps forward in 2012 as recent acquisitions are sorted out.


A Big Year Ahead for Big Data and Hadoop

Jack Norris

During 2011, Hadoop became more reliable with better performance in new commercial distributions. In 2012, Hadoop will become easier to use and manage.


BI 2012: The Future that has Already Happened

Paul Sonderegger

Eight current trends that yield insight into BI's future.

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