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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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Cutting through the Hype of Big Data

Bill Franks

A key to getting the most from big data is to separate hype from facts. TDWI World Conference keynoter Bill Franks helps you discover which is which.


Big Data Management: Deploying Best-of-Breed Solutions to Do More with Less

Mike Lamble

Savvy data mangers are using multiple approaches to maximize the strength of each technology.


Big Iron + Big Data = Big Skills Shortage

Renee Ferguson

Finding the skills to support big data on the mainframe is tough and getting tougher. What organizations need to do to address the big data skills shortage.


Adopting a More Rigorous Approach to BI

Stephen Swoyer

Business intelligence and discovery is taking a more scientific approach. Increasingly, says one industry thought-leader, it's taking on the metaphor of the scientific method: i.e., a model in which hypotheses can be tested and proven. First, however, we'll have to solve long-standing problems of access to and preparation of data for analytics.

TDWI Webinar Series:

Seven Steps for Implementing Data Discovery Tools

Speaker: David Stodder

9:00AM PT
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Expectations for what business intelligence needs to deliver are changing fast. At one time, BI technology demanded that users overcome steep learning curves, backlogs for applications, delays for batch queries, limited historical data, and static reports. Now users expect more. Tools and technologies are rapidly evolving to satisfy greater demands for ease of use, timely data access, and deeper analytics.

Upcoming Webinars of Interest

Future Architectures for Business Intelligence

The things we are building now are yesterday's future. A revolution is coming in the information delivery market and we are poised at the beginning of that change. The overall picture is fuzzy, but we can see the general outlines of the new architecture.

Speaker: Mark Madsen

9:00AM PT

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Integrating Hadoop into Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing

TDWI recognizes that Hadoop usage is a minority practice today but assumes that mainstream usage of Hadoop within business intelligence (BI) and data warehousing (DW) applications will become common across many industries within a few years. This Webinar provides an overview of Hadoop products and best practices in the context of BI/DW applications so user organizations can prepare to integrate Hadoop into their BI/DW technology stacks and software portfolios successfully.

Speaker: Philip Russom

9:00AM PT

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Events Calendar

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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June 17-19, 2013

TDWI BI Symposium: Building an Analytics-Driven Organization

Toronto, ON

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