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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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4 Reasons to Use Big Data in the Cloud

Yaniv Mor

Two of the biggest buzzwords of the last year: big data and cloud computing. Learn why you should be putting these technologies to work in your environment.


Four Ways to Illustrate the Value of Predictive Analytics

Fern Halper

Questions after a recent Webinar on predictive analytics weren't about the technology but rather how to convince an organization (and its senior executives) about predictive analytics's value. Here are four suggestions to help you get started.


4 Steps to Building an Ethical Big Data Practice

Matt Wolken

Big data programs must be implemented with the ethics of privacy in mind. The blueprint isn't complete, but here are four steps you can take today to help your business move in the right direction.


Evolving Your Developers into Next-Generation Big Data Experts

Nobby Akiha

How should organizations go about staffing up for big data?

TDWI Webinar Series:

A Perfect Storm: Real-Time, Big Data, and Analytics Are Converging

Speaker: Philip Russom

9:00AM PT
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From a technology viewpoint, collecting, processing, and delivering data is hard enough. Analyzing big data in real time is downright Herculean. Yet that's exactly where many user practices and vendor technologies are going today.

Upcoming Webinars of Interest

BI in the Cloud

The cloud services model offers much in the way of potential benefits to businesses in terms of efficiency and cost savings. It's no wonder that many enterprise applications have moved to public, private, or hybrid clouds. Although business intelligence applications have been slower to move to the cloud -- usually because of data security concerns -- this is starting to change.

Speaker: Fern Halper

9:00AM PT

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Modernizing the Traditional BI Environment

Key BI industry growth areas are focused on big data, advanced analytics, cloud computing, and supporting mobile workers. When they are marketing and writing about using these technologies, vendors, the press, and analyst organizations usually focus on building new and leading-edge systems and applications.

Speaker: Colin White

9:00AM PT

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Events Calendar

March 9-11, 2014

Solution Summit in Savannah: Delivering Business Value from Big Data Analytics

Savannah, GA

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March 17-20, 2014

TDWI Seminar Series in Atlanta: Business Analytics

Atlanta, GA

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March 31-April 3, 2014

TDWI Seminar Series in Vancouver: BI Essentials

Vancouver, BC

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