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Wednesday, February 05, 2014

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Taking the Sting Out of Hadoop's Growing Pains

Stephen Swoyer

Hadoop is in the midst of a major growth spurt. The thing about growth spurts is that they inevitably produce growing pains -- which the Hadoop community has worked feverishly to address. These efforts are bearing demonstrable fruit, starting with Hadoop's new YARN facility.


Q&A: New Book Highlights Value of BI at Successful Companies

Linda Briggs

As examples from some of the biggest and brightest companies around show, BI and big data are everywhere. From Macy's to Netflix to Dow Chemical, analyst Cindi Howson uses in-depth case studies to show how state-of-the- art BI can be deployed for success.


Realize the True Potential of Big Data Analytics Using R

Raj Devarajan

A platform once reserved to academia is quietly taking root in the business world, enabling a new generation of advanced analytics that helps enterprises better predict and understand the needs of their customers.


Using Customer Analytics in Price Sensitive Markets

Jed Mole

One key to analyzing how consumers will spend is affordability data, which includes hundreds of influential variables.

TDWI Webinar Series:

Introducing the TDWI Big Data Maturity Model

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Many end-user organizations are currently commencing or expanding solutions for big data and big data analytics. They want to understand how to approach big data and where they stand relative to other companies, especially their competitors. In October 2013, TDWI launched its Big Data Maturity Model Assessment Tool, which can help to guide IT and business professionals on their big data journey. The assessment looks at companies across five dimensions that impact maturity, including organization, infrastructure, data management, analytics, and governance.

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February 17–20, 2014

TDWI Seminar Series in London: Building the Foundation for Business Analytics in Your Organization

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TDWI Executive Summit in Las Vegas: New Directions in Analytics and Data Architecture

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