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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

News Highlights


Streamlining BI Projects: How a Techno-Functional Expert Can Help

Sriram Anandan

IT and business users have rarely maximized their work together on BI and data warehousing projects. A new position in your organization may be just the solution you need.


InetSoft Enhances Collaborative Features

Stephen Swoyer

The revamped version of InetSoft's flagship Style Intelligence BI platform boasts mobile and collaborative enhancements, along with a new BI search facility. It's also refreshingly free of big data-themed marketing because for most customers BI is still a reporting and OLAP-driven enterprise.


Top Trends in Insurance Analytics

Etienne Castonguay

Developing capacities to deal with big data, predictive analytics, and predictive modeling is the singular current focus for strategic insurance companies today.


5 Best Practices for Text Analytics

What do end users say are the best ways to be successful with text analytics? TDWI Research's Fern Halper shares the top five recommendations.

TDWI Webinar Series:

5 Hot Trends Impacting Your Decision-Making Environment and What You Need to Worry About

Speaker: Claudia Imhoff

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Big data analytics, mobile devices, cloud-based solutions, social media data, and predictive analytics -- these are the major trends in today's decision-making environments. Exciting, yes, but incorporating these trends can also be quite disruptive to traditional architectures and the implementers, analysts, and decision makers themselves.

Upcoming Webinars of Interest

Go Faster, Get Better Business Intelligence

Building a data warehouse is the stuff of legend -- unreal project lengths, famous failures, and some surprising successes! Enterprise data warehouses emphasize quality and completeness; data marts major in speed and business value. Today, users demand instant satisfaction and quality solutions.

Speaker: Barry Devlin

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Integrating Hadoop into Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing

Although Hadoop usage is a minority practice today, mainstream usage in BI and data warehousing (DW) applications will become common within a few years. This Webinar provides an overview of Hadoop products and best practices in the context of BI/DW applications to help you prepare to successfully integrate Hadoop into your BI/DW technology stacks and software portfolios.

Speaker: Philip Russom

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Events Calendar

March 18-21, 2013

TDWI Seminar Series: Data Modeling

Austin, TX

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April 22-25, 2013

TDWI Seminar Series: Dimensional Modeling

Washington, DC

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May 5-10, 2013

TDWI World Conference: Big Data Tipping Point

Chicago, IL

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