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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

News Highlights


The Evolving Scope of Business Intelligence

Bill Franks

BI is no longer just a set of standard, SQL-based reports provided by IT.
We examine four changes that have pushed BI into a self-service, visual, interactive world that even includes some advanced analytics.


Q&A: Building a Business/IT Partnership

James Powell

Projects require business expertise and technical knowledge, but it's often difficult to build partnerships between business users and IT. We explore the role of individuals in the process and best practices for success with Maureen Clarry and Lorna Rickard.


The Analytics-Driven Organization: Allocating Effort

Thomas A. Rathburn

Successful project development requires an integration of the IT and quantitative strengths of the organization with domain-specific knowledge.


Q&A: The Big Deal about Big Data and Analytics

Doug Miles, the head of the Market Intelligence division at AIIM, discusses the developments facing the big data and analytics industry that are affecting enterprise markets today.

TDWI Webinar Series:

Big Data Analytics: Getting Business Value from Big Data via Advanced Analytics

Speaker: Philip Russom

9:00AM PT
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The term "big data" has arisen in recent years to describe multi-terabyte data sets. Big data certainly has its challenges relative to scalability and data management, but it's also useful for business intelligence. In particular, the massive data sets of big data provide substantial data samples for various forms of analytics, especially advanced forms that are discovery oriented.

Upcoming Webinars of Interest

Text, Text Everywhere: Considerations for Gaining Insight From Text

Text analytics is rapidly gaining market momentum among organizations that want to gain insight into their unstructured text and use it for competitive advantage. Factors fueling market growth include a better understanding of the technology's value, maturing of the technology, and the computing power to help analyze large amounts of data. Organizations are using the technology to address a variety of business problems.

Speaker: Fern Halper

9:00AM PT

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Bridging the Business and IT Divide: Ensuring Success for Your Self-Service BI Project

You've attended the conferences, read the books and articles, received advice from vendors and implementation companies alike, and maybe even created your first BI prototype. You think you are ready to take on the big project. Compare your progress to the best practices checklist offered in this presentation.

Speaker: Claudia Imhoff

9:00AM PT

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Events Calendar

October 7-10, 2013

TDWI Seminar Series: Dimensional Modeling

Minneapolis, MN

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October 20-25, 2013

TDWI World Conference: Business-Driven BI

Boston, MA

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October 15-18, 2013

TDWI Seminar Series: Big Data

San Diego, CA

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