TDWI BI This Week Analysis and News TDWI

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

News Highlights


How Sensor-Generated Data Enhances Your
Data Warehouse's Value

Michael Schiff

Incorporating sensor-based data into our data warehouse will provide new and greatly expanded analysis capabilities -- and raise age-old concerns.


Q&A: Pendulum Swings Back to Emphasis on Governance

Linda Briggs

With the current focus on speed and user empowerment, data governance has fallen from favor. Former TDWI director Wayne Eckerson discusses industry trends, including a coming renewed emphasis on governance.


Grading BI Vendors

Stephen Swoyer

The Business Applications Research Center is perhaps best known for its business intelligence-oriented publications -- starting with its BI Survey, now in its 15th edition. BARC's new BIScore rates BI vendors on a variety of criteria, from the capabilities of their products to the satisfaction of their customers with these products.


Best of TDWI's Data Digest

Quint Turner

Online articles that caught our eye focus on finding data scientists, maximizing the benefits of unstructured data, news as a free data sources, and guarding data.

TDWI Webinar Series:

10 Considerations for Analytics in the Cloud

Speaker: Fern Halper

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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

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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

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Events Calendar

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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August 10 - 13, 2015

Seminar in Minneapolis // BI Essentials

Minneapolis, MN

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