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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

News Highlights


Q&A: The Impact of Big Data at Facebook

What's the difference between the insight and impact of big data? Facebook's director of analytics, Ken Rudin, explains how the company uses big data, the benefits it offers, and how "real time" data needs to be.


Big Data Maturity: Measuring Your Journey

How can you define the success criteria of your big data program? TDWI's forthcoming Big Data Maturity Model will be able to help.


Bringing Big Data into Focus

Dave Stodder

Two trends to watch this year in big data.


Big Data in its Infancy

James Powell

A new survey highlights how enterprises are collecting customer and product data and their use (and projected use) of external big data.

TDWI Webinar Series:

Data Exploration and Discovery: A New Approach to Business Analytics

Speaker: Colin White

9:00AM PT
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Big data and advanced analytics extend the traditional BI environment with new analytic solutions that enhance business decision making and operational efficiency. Examples of solutions include support for new analytics-driven operational applications, analytics accelerators, data transformation hubs, and investigative computing platforms.

Upcoming Webinars of Interest

Big Data and Your Data Warehouse

Just a few years ago, big data was a problem in terms of scaling up IT systems and discovering the business value. Thanks to advances in vendor platforms and user practices, most enterprises today consider big data an opportunity -- not a problem -- because they can mine and analyze it for valuable business insight.

Speaker: Philip Russom

9:00AM PT

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The Doctor is In: The Role of the Data Scientist for Analyzing Big Data

No profession is getting more attention these days than that of the "data scientist." Data scientists have made the covers of business magazines and are practically rock stars at online companies such as Google, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Speaker: David Stodder

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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