TDWI Speaker: Rick van der Lans, R20/Consultancy
Date: Friday, October 20, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. PT, 12:00 p.m. ET
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Most business intelligence (BI) systems were initially designed to support managed forms of reporting and simple analytics. Reports in these BI systems needed to be auditable, governable, tested, required high data quality, and so on. Now, however, organizations want to do more with their BI systems than reporting.
BI systems need to support three new BI forms: self-service BI, big data combined with data science, and fast data (IoT). These three lead to three big BI dilemmas -- how do we integrate them with our existing BI systems?
In this Ask the Expert webinar, Rick van der Lans will answer your questions about how to transform your current BI system into a modern BI system. Questions can include topics related to BI architectures and systems, data strategies, products and technologies, new BI requirements, use cases, and best practices.
Rick van der Lans is the managing director of R20/Consultancy, based in The Netherlands. He is an independent analyst, consultant, author, and internationally acclaimed lecturer specializing in data warehousing, business intelligence, big data, and database technology. For many years, he has served as the chairman of the annual European Enterprise Data and Business Intelligence Conference.
Rick writes for various websites, such as TechTarget and BeyeNETWORK, and has authored many white papers. His popular books include Introduction to SQL (Addison-Wesley Professional, 2006) and Data Virtualization for Business Intelligence Systems (Morgan Kaufmann, 2012), and have been translated into numerous languages, with more than 100,000 copies sold.
Rick van der Lans