Business Intelligence Journal
The Business Intelligence Journal is an in-depth, unbiased information resource for data management and anlytics professionals. This quarterly publication provides fresh ideas and perspectives to help organizations operate more intelligently. It provides actionable insight on how to plan, build, and deploy business intelligence and data warehousing solutions. The Business Intelligence Journal is exclusively for TDWI members.
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January 12, 2022
For 26 years, TDWI’s Business Intelligence Journal has brought you a wide variety of thought-provoking articles that have helped you navigate the ever-changing world of business analytics. Sadly, you are reading the last issue.
June 15, 2021
Staying on top of tomorrow’s trends while meeting current challenges is a tough balancing act.
December 18, 2020
What’s the secret to getting the most from your enterprise data?
June 12, 2020
Business intelligence isn’t just about the data you have. What you know about that data and having the skills to use it matter just as much.
December 16, 2019
Remember the first time a recommendation engine suggested a movie you might like to watch or an album you might like to listen to? Was that surprising? Intriguing? Creepy? This issue looks at some of the unexpected pitfalls of advanced analytics, and more.
June 12, 2019
Despite enterprises' attempts to adjust to a rapidly changing business landscape, many of yesterday’s problems remain front and center. What worked in the past is often outdated today. In this issue, we focus on modern-day solutions for age-old problems, from staffing and executive support to teamwork and skills development.
January 22, 2019
This issue of the Business Intelligence Journal looks at a variety of ways that speed—speed of response through data sampling, speed of design through agile data governance, and more—can contribute to the health and welfare of your enterprise.
June 11, 2018
Best seller lists have long been populated by business books explaining how to be a better leader or how to get things done. In this issue of the Business Intelligence Journal, we look at the characteristics of a good analytics leader and the new technologies these leaders must understand so users can be more efficient and enterprises can achieve more.
December 20, 2017
Readers repeatedly tell us that they often learn the most by reading about what colleagues are doing. Although you’re interested in technologies, you’re also interested in seeing that technology in action. This issue is filled with real-world case studies and theories put into practice.
September 28, 2017
It’s a common failing. With so much to be done and so little time to do it, the processes and procedures for closing out projects cleanly can sometimes be neglected. Though the kudos for cleaning up are few, the tasks are critical. A pair of this issue’s articles will explain why.
May 22, 2017
Psychologists know that the hardest thing to change is someone’s mind—even when it’s your own. Established practice and engrained habit can be powerful forces to overcome. However, this issue of the Business Intelligence Journal might give you a few reasons to do just that.
February 27, 2017
There’s never enough time to do it right but there’s always enough time to do it over. In this issue of the Business Intelligence Journal we look at best practices -- including ways to manage teams -- that can help you get things right the first time.
December 14, 2016
Communication is vital to BI project success and project management is the subject of several articles in this issue of the Business Intelligence Journal. This issue also takes a look at safety and security from several different points of view.
September 14, 2016
No matter how advanced your technology stack, BI success is as much about people and processes as it is about processing speed. This issue of the Business Intelligence Journal takes a closer look at several different ways to solve the people problems that occur in data management and analytics programs, from improving inefficient organizational structures to saving a faltering self-service initiative.
June 13, 2016
Customers are constantly looking for what’s fresh, what’s innovative—what’s new. In this issue of the Business Intelligence Journal we look at what’s new in the enterprise for BI: new cultures and mindsets, new technologies, and new ways of working.
March 11, 2016
If your enterprise isn’t always looking for better ways to do things, you won’t move or stay ahead. In this issue of the
Business Intelligence Journal we look at companies and the moves they’re making, as well as moves you can make in your own environment.
December 7, 2015
Getting in while getting it right. That’s the focus of this issue of the Business Intelligence Journal.
September 14, 2015
When you face a problem, do you look for innovative solutions? Do you look for new ways to think about an issue, think about new methods or technologies, or consider new approaches to getting the work done? Download this issue of the Business Intelligence Journal to examine several innovative ways to tackle problems and look at some of the innovation solutions that may help you solve some of the BI user’s biggest problems.
June 15, 2015
It’s rare to be faced with a black or white, either/or choice. So it is, too, in this issue issue’s Experts’ Perspective column. Download the issue for our experts' varied approaches to a problem. Plus, examine the role of BI director; explore data warehouse design for big data; and read several use cases for big data analytics. In addition, Barry Devlin takes a new look at conceptual- and logical-level architectures.
March 16, 2015
Download this issue and learn which data-related technologies are attracting more interest in the age of big data; learn about the intersection of technologies that allow us to work with data in the cloud; find out whether big data spells the end of traditional data warehouse architecture; and more.
December 8, 2014
Download this issue and learn why revenue management is driving new big data and BI initiatives; how to formulate your company’s big data strategy; whether we still need data modeling in the age of big data; how a BI staff can become more business oriented; and more.
September 15, 2014
Find out why MIS graduates are the ideal choice for BI positions; learn how to efficiently use resources such as hard disks, RAM, and CPU to enable strong analytics performance; read our experts' recommendations for big data projects; and more.
June 16, 2014
Put the customer first. The customer is king. Keep the customer satisfied. Those
familiar adages ring especially true in this issue of the Business Intelligence Journal.
March 17, 2014
In this issue of the Business Intelligence Journal, we look at “big” and “small” from a variety of perspectives--from big data to BI on mobile devices. Plus, learn how game theory can be applied to data governance, about the rise of the BI smart machine, and more.
December 9, 2013
Download this issue to learn best practices for IT and business users in big data projects; how to fill the demand for data scientists; how to align business strategy with BI capabilities; and more.
September 16, 2013
In this issue, you'll find out why big data is the fourth generation of data management and learn how to maximize insight from unstructured data. Plus, our experts look at real-time data warehousing, the future of master data management, data governance, and other timely, trending topics. In addition, the TDWI Best Practices Awards winners are announced.
June 17, 2013
This issue features a look at managing ethics in BI, which is becoming an important new concern. We also reveal insights on hiring for BI and analytics—where can you find top talent? Our experts delve into forging an IT/business partnership, and much more.
March 18, 2013
Download this issue to learn six practical steps for integrating and acting on social media. Our authors also reveal the keys to making self-service BI sustainable, and they take a hard look predictive analytics, in-memory analytics, and analytic platforms. You'll also read about mobile BI, Hadoop for big data, career advice, and the philosophy of postmodern BI.