RESEARCH & RESOURCES

Research & Resources

Research Reports

  • Best Practices Report | Data Science and Big Data: Enterprise Paths to Success Data Science and Big Data BPR Dec 2016 cover

    Big data and data science can provide a significant path to value for organizations. Download this report for organizations’ experiences with and plans for big data and data science including both technology plans and organizational strategies. December 21, 2016 Read Now

  • TDWI Checklist Report | Data Modernization for the Telecommunications Industry

    Now is the time for the telecommunications industry to devise a strategy for modernization of the data management environment in ways that streamline the end-to-end processes for ingesting, transforming, loading, reporting, delivering, and analyzing data. This Checklist Report describes a vision for the future that includes using an architecture that leverages a hybrid environment combining traditional enterprise data warehouse (EDW) techniques with the ability to deploy augmentation tactics on big data environments, such as those built using the Hadoop ecosystem. December 2, 2016 Read Now

  • TDWI Checklist Report // Emerging Best Practices for Data Lakes

    Forward-looking businesses need discovery-oriented analytics, but discovery analytics tends to work best with large volumes of raw source data. The data lake enables analytics with big data and other diverse sources. This TDWI Checklist Report discusses many of the emerging best practices for data lakes. December 1, 2016 Read Now

  • TDWI Checklist Report | Evolving Toward the Modern Data Warehouse: What Enterprises Require Today, What They'll Need Tomorrow

    User organizations facing new and future requirements for big data, analytics, and real-time operation need to start planning today for the data warehouse of the future. This Checklist Report drills into seven key recommendations for solution design, listing and discussing many of the new vendor and open source product types, functionality, and user best practices that will be common in the near future, along with the business case and technology strengths of each. November 10, 2016 Read Now

Assessments

  • TDWI IoT Readiness Assessment TDWI IoT Readiness Guide Cover image

    The Internet of Things (IoT)—a network of connected devices that collect and interpret data over the Internet—is a hot and growing trend. These devices—which include sensors, RFID tags, and more—are in your home in smart appliances; you’re wearing them for health and wellness. They are on factory floors, in office buildings, on farms, and much more. IoT is being used by organizations to change their business model, improve operations, and improve the customer experience. Some view it as a competitive necessity. Read Now

  • TDWI Analytics Maturity Model

    TDWI has developed an analytics maturity model to help you determine the maturity of your organization's analytics initiatives when compared with other companies. The model provides the big picture of an analytics program, where it needs to go, and where you should concentrate your attention to create more value for your data. Read Now

  • TDWI Big Data Maturity Model

    TDWI developed the Big Data Maturity Model to describe the stages that most organizations follow when they embark on big data initiatives. The model provides the big picture of a big data program, where it needs to go, and how to get there. As organizations move through these stages, they gain more and more value from their investments. Read Now

  • TDWI Hadoop Readiness Assessment

    TDWI's Hadoop Readiness Assessment is an online questionnaire that asks how prepared you and your organization are to get full value from Hadoop. When you complete the questionnaire, the assessment tool immediately shows you scores that quantify your readiness for Hadoop. It is designed to help answer your questions about where to focus your best efforts with Hadoop. Read Now

Publications

  • TDWI Checklist Report | Data Modernization for the Telecommunications Industry

    Now is the time for the telecommunications industry to devise a strategy for modernization of the data management environment in ways that streamline the end-to-end processes for ingesting, transforming, loading, reporting, delivering, and analyzing data. This Checklist Report describes a vision for the future that includes using an architecture that leverages a hybrid environment combining traditional enterprise data warehouse (EDW) techniques with the ability to deploy augmentation tactics on big data environments, such as those built using the Hadoop ecosystem. December 2, 2016 Read Now

  • TDWI Checklist Report // Emerging Best Practices for Data Lakes

    Forward-looking businesses need discovery-oriented analytics, but discovery analytics tends to work best with large volumes of raw source data. The data lake enables analytics with big data and other diverse sources. This TDWI Checklist Report discusses many of the emerging best practices for data lakes. December 1, 2016 Read Now

  • TDWI Checklist Report | Evolving Toward the Modern Data Warehouse: What Enterprises Require Today, What They'll Need Tomorrow

    User organizations facing new and future requirements for big data, analytics, and real-time operation need to start planning today for the data warehouse of the future. This Checklist Report drills into seven key recommendations for solution design, listing and discussing many of the new vendor and open source product types, functionality, and user best practices that will be common in the near future, along with the business case and technology strengths of each. November 10, 2016 Read Now

  • TDWI Checklist Report | Emerging Design Patterns for Data Management

    This Checklist Report drills into some of the emerging design patterns and platforms for data that modern data-driven organizations are embracing. The goal of the report is to accelerate users’ understanding of new design patterns and data platforms so they can choose and use the ones that best support the new data-driven goals of their organizations. November 8, 2016 Read Now

Webinars

  • The Future of IT Management – IT Operations Analytics

    IT operations management (ITOM) deals with monitoring and controlling IT infrastructure and services such as networks, servers, and help desk. Today, IT management typically relies on “swivel chair” monitoring between unrelated reactive monitoring tools. However, this is changing. Modern, interrelated IT departments can benefit from a single view across IT to improve root cause analysis and reduce meantime to resolution. February 7, 2017 View Now

  • Embedded BI: Why It Works and How to Do It

    Both product and tech leaders have always recognized that business intelligence (BI) is most valuable when it is pervasive, contextual, and actionable. A new generation of solutions -- embedded BI – provides unprecedented power to weave reporting and analytics into the fabric of apps and business processes. February 28, 2017 View Now

White Papers

Best Practices Awards

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