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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

News Highlights


Chasing the Real-Time BI Dream

David Stodder

It is time for your organization to put "achieving at or near real-time views of data" higher on its strategic priority list?


Who Should be Building Predictive Models?

Fern Halper

With statistical and data mining skills in short supply, are the right people building your models? These three safeguards can help you avoid model-building problems.


Q&A: The Untapped Potential Inside Social Media, Analytics (Part 2 of 2)

Linda Briggs

Analyzing a blend of social media and data stored in-house can yield rich insights, explains Information Builders' Dan Grady in this interview, the second of two parts.


Big Data Still Big Unknown According to New Survey

David White

A new survey looks at big data readiness, investment plans, and deployment approaches.

TDWI Webinar Series:

How Prescriptive Analytics Will Shape the Future

Speaker: Fern Halper

9:00AM PT
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Prescriptive analytics is being embraced by organizations that want to turn predictive insight into action. This Webinar introduces prescriptive analytics and provides healthcare use cases with applicability across all industries to demonstrate how advanced analytics can yield business value to your organization, including what prescriptive analytics is and how companies are using it; how prescriptive analytics is being used in healthcare; and best practices for getting started with prescriptive analytics.

Upcoming Webinars of Interest

Big Data Evolution: The Big Data Platform Grows Up

Learn how big data is growing up. This Webinar examines the emerging trends in platform configurations to meet the need for "supercomputing-class" analytics. Learn about the relevant innovations in Hadoop 2.0, Spark, and other emerging technologies as well as the evolving use cases for integrated big data analytics.

Speaker: David Loshin

9:00AM PT

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5 Ways SMBs Are Putting Information to Work

Aside from more flexibility in design and software selection, SMBs are applying BI in five ways to take advantage of information assets and use BI daily. Learn what they're doing and the practical steps you can take to expand your traditional BI use.

Speaker: Lyndsay Wise

9:00AM PT

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Events Calendar

November 2 - 4, 2014

TDWI Solution Summit in Scottsdale

Scottsdale, AZ

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November 10 - 13, 2014

TDWI Seminar Series in San Francisco // Advanced Analytics

San Francisco, CA

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December 7 - 12, 2014

TDWI Orlando 2014

Orlando, FL

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