TDWI Checklist Reports

TDWI Checklist Reports provide an overview of success factors for a specific project in business intelligence, data warehousing, or a related data management discipline. Companies may use this overview to get organized before beginning a project or to identify goals and areas of improvement for current projects.

TDWI Checklist Report // Becoming Big Data Ready: Evolving Best Practices in Data Management

November 4, 2015

To help the reader understand the ongoing evolution of data management—in response to new requirements around big data and analytics—this report provides a checklist of data management practice areas that are most affected. In addition, the report relates new practices to existing ones, indicating when to use which one.

TDWI Checklist Report // Data Lake Principles and Economics: Evaluating Data Economics, Business Value, and Real-Time Delivery Options

November 2, 2015

This Checklist Report discusses what your enterprise should consider before diving into a data lake project, no matter if it’s your first or second or even third major data lake project. Presumably, adherence to these principles will become second nature to the data lake team and they will even improve upon them at some point.

Seven Steps to Actionable Personal Analytics and Discovery

TDWI Checklist Report: Seven Steps to Actionable Personal Analytics and Discovery

October 16, 2015

Organizations today want to anchor daily and strategic decisions in a bedrock of solid, extensive, and timely analysis and reporting. Personal, self-service BI and analytics tools are now available that can give users more control over how they view and access the information they need to perform their roles in the enterprise. This TDWI Checklist Report details seven steps toward personal BI and analytics success.

TDWI Checklist Report // Best Practices for Delivering Actionable Customer Intelligence

October 9, 2015

This Checklist offers seven best practices for formulating a strategy to derive and deliver actionable customer intelligence. The practices are aimed at helping organizations turn their increasingly voluminous data riches into competitive business advantage.

TDWI Checklist Report // Using and Choosing a Cloud Solution for Data Warehousing

July 27, 2015

To help readers succeed in their cloud data warehousing projects, this checklist identifies the benefits the cloud offers, offers potential use cases, and presents key criteria for using and choosing a cloud solution for data warehousing.

TDWI Checklist Report // Data Warehousing in the Cloud

June 29, 2015

Our objective in this Checklist Report is to share best practices that will position the reader to take advantage of a cloud-based data warehousing solution.

TDWI Checklist Report // Eight Tips for Modernizing a Data Warehouse

May 15, 2015

To help user organizations prepare, this TDWI Checklist Report canvasses eight of the leading data warehouse modernization scenarios, discussing many of the new product types, functionality, and user best practices (as well as the business case and technology strengths) of each.

TDWI Checklist Report // Bringing Modern Data-Driven Applications to the Enterprise

March 20, 2015

To help the reader select data-driven applications (DDAs) and prepare for their use, this Checklist Report drills down into their desirable characteristics, best practices, and use cases.

TDWI Checklist Report // Seven Steps for Executing a Successful Data Science Strategy

January 21, 2015

To solve business problems, develop new products and services, and optimize processes, organizations increasingly need analytics insights produced by data science teams with a diverse set of technical skills and business knowledge who are also good communicators. This TDWI Checklist Report describes seven steps to achieve a successful data science strategy.