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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

News Highlights


Impact of 2013 Data Strategies for Data Governance Programs

John O'Brien

Modernizing data platforms will unlock additional business value, but enterprises must ensure that data governance will safeguard their investments.


Top 3 Analytics Trends for 2013

Hannah Smalltree

In 2013, major trends in analytics will help enterprises deliver the data and capabilities they need.


BI's Newest Burden: Teaching

Myron Weber

BI developers are increasingly being held responsible for teaching users within their companies, but there's a significant problem with their new role: they aren't teachers. Here's a quick look at the ups and downs of bringing the BI training function in-house.

Focus on Europe

TDWI's BI Symposium is being held in partnership with IRM UK in London March 18-20, 2013. The articles below were written by BI practitioners in Europe.


A Phased Approach to Data Warehouse Projects

Richard Brayshaw

Massive waterfall solutions may not be the right approach for many enterprises. We offer a better way to build data warehouse success.


Tackling Data Quality Problems in Data Consolidations

Hinrik Jósafat Atlason

Data quality problems arise when an enterprise must consolidate data during a merger or acquisition. We examine a real-world example of how a firm in Iceland confronted the challenge.

TDWI Webinar Series:

Real Time Business Insight from Big Data

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For those of us in IT and especially BI, there's nothing more exciting than seeing practices and technologies come together in a new combination, to support enterprise business in a new way. At the moment, we are seeing such a confluence of practices and technologies for real time, analytics, big data, and in-memory processing. The combination enables more organizations to credibly address time-sensitive business processes that involve big data and benefit from analytics.

Upcoming Webinars of Interest

Operationalizing Big Data Analytics: Turn Isolated Analytic Insights into Repeatable BI Solutions that Benefit the Whole Enterprise

Many user organizations are moving deeper into advanced analytics with big data because conventional wisdom now tells us that there are leverage-able business insights to be discovered in big data. However, many organizations are deploying teams and tools for big data analytics in silos that are disconnected partially or wholly from the rest of an enterprise.

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Events Calendar

February 17-22, 2013

TDWI World Conference: Data Strategy for the Enterprise

Las Vegas, NV

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February 18-20, 2013

TDWI BI Executive Summit: Enterprise Data Strategies for Analytics and BI

Las Vegas, NV

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March 18-21, 2013

TDWI Seminar Series: Data Modeling

Austin, TX

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