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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

News Highlights


Talking Data with Non-Data People

Stephen Swoyer

If non-technical people don't grasp why good data management is important, argues Linda Powell, chief data officer with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, IT people and data management practitioners have only themselves to blame.


Graph Databases from a Data Integration Perspective

Paul Moxon

Data virtualization enables you to get all the value out of your graph database. Here's how.


Q&A: When to Add a Data Scientist to Your Predictive Analytics Team

Linda Briggs

You most need the expertise of a data scientist at two crucial points in the process, says a highly experienced industry veteran, consultant, and trainer with The Modeling Agency, Keith McCormick.


Best of TDWI's Data Digest

Quint Turner

Online articles of interest in the last week include a focus on data quality, data clean-up, the Internet of things, and data visualization.

TDWI Webinar Series:

Practical Predictive Analytics for the Line-of-Business Analyst

Speaker: Fern Halper

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This Webinar will provide an overview of predictive and other advanced analytics, trends in predictive analytics, and what it all means for the business analyst, including an overview of predictive and advanced analytics, trends in analytics and advanced analytics, and the skills needed to perform analytics.

Upcoming Webinars of Interest

Taking Data Integration to the Next Level

In this Webinar we examine the issues of complex enterprise data integration, especially as more (and larger) data sets are needed. We'll explain how a service-based approach using cloud-based data integration can ease the development and sustainability of data integration without imposing additional constraints on the enterprise. Attendees will learn about increasing system and data integration complexity, multi-point complex data integration challenges, and how to develop a partner-based data integration strategy.

Speaker: David Loshin

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Drawing the Big Picture: Multi-Platform Data Architectures, Queries, and Analytics

Data management professionals want to integrate data creatively and comprehensively to serve an evolving array of business purposes, but the complexity of today's multi- platform data ecosystems makes it difficult to draw a big picture of the available datasets, plus relationships among them and flows across them. This Webinar will help you understand how to draw that big picture.

Speaker: Philip Russom

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September 20 - 25, 2015

TDWI Conference in San Diego

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Seminar in Atlanta // Best Practices for Enterprise Data Management

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