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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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Business Intelligence Journal V25 N1

Business Intelligence Journal | Vol 25, No 1
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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.


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Business Intelligence Journal | Vol 24, No 2
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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.


Business Intelligence Journal | Vol 24, No 1
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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 What worked in the past is often outdated today.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.


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Business Intelligence Journal | Vol 23, No 2
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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.


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Business Intelligence Journal | Vol 23, No 1
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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.


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Business Intelligence Journal | Vol 22, No 4
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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.


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Business Intelligence Journal | Vol 22, No 3
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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.


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Business Intelligence Journal | Vol 22, No 2
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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.


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Business Intelligence Journal | Vol. 22, No. 1
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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.


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Business Intelligence Journal | Vol. 21, No. 4
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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.


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Business Intelligence Journal | Vol. 21, No. 3
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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.


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Business Intelligence Journal | Vol. 21, No. 2
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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.


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Business Intelligence Journal | Vol. 21, No. 1
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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.


Business Intelligence Journal | Vol. 20, No. 4
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December 7, 2015

  Getting in while getting it right. That’s the focus of this issue of the Business Intelligence Journal.


Business Intelligence Journal | Vol. 20, No. 3
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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.


Business Intelligence Journal | Vol. 20, No. 2
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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.


Business Intelligence Journal | Vol. 20, No. 1
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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.


Business Intelligence Journal | Vol. 19, No. 4
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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.


Business Intelligence Journal | Vol. 19, No. 3
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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.


Business Intelligence Journal | Vol. 19, No. 2
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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.


Business Intelligence Journal | Vol. 19, No. 1
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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.


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