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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

News Highlights


Data Exploration and Data Profiling Can Make Data Integration More Agile

Philip Russom

Agility comes from self-service data access, rapid dataset prototyping, and data stewardship.


Is My BI Environment Suited to Enable Data Discovery?

David Cole

Having data isn't enough. You need to make it easy for decision makers to access, manipulate, and interpret the data.


Analysis: The Future will be Streamed and Analyzed

Stephen Swoyer

According to market watcher Forrester, organizations increased their usage of streaming analytics by almost two-thirds over the last two years. The future will be streamed and analyzed at (or close to) real time. There's no shortage of commercial software products that purport to realize the streaming future today, but the most popular streaming technology is an open source one.


Q&A: Analyzing Sensor Data for Informed, Real-Time Decisions

James Powell

Sensor data is increasingly important in business intelligence. What's behind the rise in interest in this data source, how is sensor data different from big data, and what's ahead? TempoIQ's Andrew Cronk shares his insights and predictions.


Tableau: On a Mission for Everyone to See and Understand Data

Cindi Howson

Tableau continues strong momentum in visual data discovery and outlines its themes for its next release.

TDWI Webinar Series:

Visual Data Discovery for Self-Service BI

Speaker: Cindi Howson

9:00AM PT
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A picture can paint a thousand numbers and broaden the appeal of BI tools. Specialty BI vendors are growing at a rapid pace and visual discovery has become a critical component of the BI platform. BI platform vendors have rushed to add visual discovery capabilities to their portfolio.

Upcoming Webinars of Interest

Exploring the Benefits of the Modernized Data Warehouse

Traditional data warehouses are becoming even more complex as they strain against the weight of today's data explosion.

Speaker: Philip Russom

9:00AM PT

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Real-Time Data, BI, and Analytics: Accelerating Business to Leverage Customer Relations, Competitiveness, and Insights

The pace of business continues to accelerate, such that organizations must now react faster and more frequently to customer interactions, service-level agreements, operational commitments, competitive pressures, and other time- sensitive issues. With technologies maturing, organizations must evaluate the options they need for the real-time delivery, access, and analysis of information, if they are to reduce business latency or eliminate it.

Speaker: Philip Russom, Fern Halper, and David Stodder

9:00AM PT

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Events Calendar

October 6 - 9, 2014

TDWI Seminar Series in New York // Dimensional Modeling

New York, NY

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October 7, 2014

Solution Spotlight on Big Data Analytics

Boston, MA

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November 2 - 4, 2014

Solution Summit in Scottsdale // Big Data Analytics for Customer Insight and Engagement

Scottsdale, AZ

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