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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

News Highlights


ThoughtSpot Touts a Data Warehouse-less Take on Ad Hoc Query -- and Dashboards

Stephen Swoyer

Start-up ThoughtSpot touts a Google-like take on business intelligence search and analysis. Think of it as akin to a data warehouse-less take on ad hoc query or dashboards, or as ThoughtSpot styles itself, as a "relational search appliance."


Moving IT Operations from Silo to Services Management

Srinivas Ramanathan

A collaborative approach is the ideal solution for service management and infrastructure triage.


The Future of Search

Bob Potter and Gary Mumford

Enterprise search in 2020 will have evolved from being your personal assistant to being your personal advisor.


TDWI's Data Digest

Quint Turner

Online articles about big data, security, in-memory computing, and predictive analytics we found interesting this week.

TDWI Webinar Series:

Predictive Analytics: A Critical Part of an Evolved Decision Support Platform

Speaker: Claudia Imhoff

9:00AM PT
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Learn how organizations can gain real value by harnessing their valuable corporate data to understand why something is happening now, and more important, what's likely to happen next. This Webinar explores the skills and technologies you need to support your move to predictive analytics. What will you need to run what-if scenarios, gain instant awareness and instant action on "in-flight" data, and adapt business strategies in real time.

Upcoming Webinars of Interest

Tips for Modernizing a Data Warehouse

TDWI's Research Director Philip Russom discusses the recently published TDWI Checklist Report about modernizing a data warehouse. You'll learn what trends are driving the need for data warehouse modernization, user strategies, the new data platforms and tools users are applying in their modernization projects, and what lies ahead for the modern data warehouse. Attendees will receive a free copy of the report.

Speaker: Philip Russom

9:00AM PT

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10 Considerations for Analytics in the Cloud

This Webinar will provide an overview of the top 10 things to think about when migrating to cloud analytics. You will learn about trends in cloud analytics as well as cloud models and use cases for analytics in the cloud, and 10 factors to consider when moving analytics to the cloud.

Speaker: Fern Halper

9:00AM PT

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Events Calendar

June 22 - 25, 2015

Seminar in Toronto // Business Analytics

Toronto, ON

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July 26 - 31, 2015

TDWI Boston // The Analytics Experience

Boston, MA

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August 3 - 6, 2015

Seminar in Chicago // Insight and Impact through Data Mining and Predictive Analytics

Chicago, IL

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