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Wednesday, November 06, 2013

News Highlights


Use Simulation to Make an Impact

Mark Peco

To explore future possibilities and opportunities that do not currently exist, enterprises must explore the capabilities of simulation.


5 Ways to Make Your BI Program More Efficient and Maximize ROI

Myron Weber

We present five important ways to make a BI program more efficient and uncover the greatest opportunities to maximize ROI.


Treasure Data: Not Your Typical Take on Hadoop or Data Warehouses

Stephen Swoyer

Newcomer Treasure Data touts what might be called a turn key take on Hadoop. Think of it as Hadoop-as-a-service (albeit with an emphasis on data warehousing workloads) that mixes open source software technologies -- including Hadoop's MapReduce -- with some special sauce of its own.


Shortage of Skills Holding Back Analytics Growth

James E. Powell

A new survey finds the majority of enterprises use analytics, but a lack of skilled employees are impeding progress with the technology.

TDWI Webinar Series:

Fostering the Business and IT Partnership for Bigger BI Impact

Speaker: Cindi Howson

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Business-IT partnership is one of the most critical aspects to successful business intelligence solutions, and yet many companies continue to report painful disconnects between the business and IT. The business wants fast time to value. IT seems to act only as a barrier and gatekeeper to data.

Upcoming Webinars of Interest

5 Best Practices for Data Visualization Success

Today's organizations need to display data in interesting, meaningful ways in order to empower users to take action and make good business decisions. Often, difficulties arise when choosing the correct visualization to best illustrate the important message the data provides.

Speaker: Lyndsay Wise

9:00AM PT

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Using Master Data to Supplement Your Company's Customer Centricity Strategy

Master data management (MDM) comprises a robust set of processes, techniques, and technologies. MDM has matured to the point where organizations now recognize a need to transition away from "integration" and move toward "information use." That implies a more informed concentration on customer data visibility to support corporate directives for improving the customer experience in ways that create and maintain corporate and customer value.

Speaker: David Loshin

9:00AM PT

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Events Calendar

December 8-13, 2013

TDWI World Conference: Emerging Technologies 2014

Orlando, FL

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March 9-11, 2014

TDWI Solution Summit: Delivering Business Value from Big Data Analytics

Savannah, GA

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November 18-21, 2013

TDWI Seminar Series: Agile BI

Chicago, IL

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