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TDWI Checklist Report | Using Design Thinking to Unleash Creativity in BI and Analytics Development: Six Best Practices for Applying New Methods to Learning What Users Want and Improving Their Experiences

December 22, 2017

This TDWI Checklist Report discusses the ways in which design thinking can produce more effective BI and analytics solutions and reduce user frustration with ineffective tools.


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Best Practices Report | What It Takes to Be Data Driven: Technologies and Best Practices for Becoming a Smarter Organization

December 22, 2017

This TDWI Best Practices Report examines how organizations become data-driven, including patterns for building out infrastructure for managing data and driving analytics. It also examines the best practices of those organizations that are data-driven across three areas we believe are important: technology, analytics, and organization.


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TDWI Checklist Report | From Self-Service to Data-Driven: 6 Ways a Data Catalog Can Help

December 8, 2017

As the importance of self-service solutions for BI, analytics, and data preparation continues to grow, the emphasis is no longer only on centralized, full-time data professionals and their institutional knowledge. We also must find a way to support the business’ needs with better-documented data assets. For many organizations, this is a data catalog.


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TDWI Checklist Report | The Intelligent Integration Hub: Managing Modern Data with Modern Best Practices

November 29, 2017

For organizations struggling to modernize their DM efforts, the intelligent integration hub provides a flexible and scalable foundation. This TDWI report examines the attributes and use cases of the intelligent integration hub.


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TDWI Checklist Report | Seven Industries Using Analytics for Business Value

November 14, 2017

This Checklist Report examines how seven industries are using analytics to drive value. These industries include finance, insurance, retail, healthcare,manufacturing, utilities, and technology/software/Internet.


TDWI Checklist Report | The Data Catalog's Role in the Digital Enterprise: Enabling New Data-Driven Business and Technology Best Practices

November 10, 2017

When we design and develop data management solutions, one of the first and most important steps is to catalog the data that will be captured, managed, analyzed, and shared. This TDWI report will examine the many components and functions of a modern enterprise data cataloging facility.


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TDWI Checklist Report | Open Source for Analytics: Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges

November 1, 2017

Open source has become popular, especially for big data and data science, because it is a low-cost source community for innovation, which appeals to many data scientists and analytics application developers— especially those who like to code.This TDWI Checklist Report discusses some best practices for evaluating open source analytics.


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