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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

News Highlights


Hadoop, Cheap Storage, and Parallel Processing

Stephen Swoyer

Never mind the hype. Casting Hadoop as a platform for cheap storage -- e.g., a Hadoop-based "data lake" -- only gets at half of what makes Hadoop new, compelling, and, from a customer perspective, uniquely valuable.


Q&A: Centralized Governed Architecture Needed for Today's BI

Linda Briggs

As the BI market evolves from departmental BI to more mature enterprisewide deployments, tools that allow centralized, governed management while still meeting user needs are essential.


Marketing IT In-House: Define the BI Conversation for User Management

Max T. Russell

IT teams can influence how executive managers think and talk about their business intelligence needs.


Best of TDWI's Data Digest

Quint Turner

Online articles about data analytics, self-service analytics, big data, synchronizing static and streaming data, and the Internet of things we found interesting this week.

TDWI Webinar Series:

10 Considerations for Analytics in the Cloud

Speaker: Fern Halper

9:00AM PT
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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.

Upcoming Webinars of Interest

An Analytics Road Map for Modernizing the Data Warehouse

Learn how to use new technologies to enhance existing analytic approaches and gain business benefit and find the right balance for data governance. The Webinar will also describe an analytics road map for the modern data warehouse.

Speaker: Colin White

9:00AM PT

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Your First Hire in Predictive Analytics (Hint: It's Not a Data Scientist)

This Webinar presents the critical elements that need to be assessed, analyzed, and defined by an organization prior to forming a functional advanced analytics team. This preparation will enable organizations to properly align, right-size, and time the acquisition of analytic talent.

Speaker: Keith McCormick

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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