TDWI Webinars

TDWI Webinars deliver unbiased information on pertinent issues in the big data, business intelligence, data warehousing, and analytics industry. Each live Webinar is roughly one hour in length and includes an interactive question-and-answer session following the presentation.


Data Warehouse Modernization and Analytics for the Digital Enterprise

More and more, organizations want to base decisions on facts, have complete views of customers, manage operations by the numbers, predict and plan strategically, and compete on analytics. As a foundation for achieving these goals, organizations need a modern infrastructure for data warehousing and business analytics.

Date: September 1, 2016

Time: 9:00AM PT

Philip Russom

10 Best Practices for Running Your Business Smarter with Advanced Analytics

In today’s competitive environment, organizations not only want to analyze the past, they also want to understand the present and predict the future. Likewise, organizations want to gain insights from a wide variety of data, ranging from structured, transactional data and unstructured text to spatially enhanced data or machine data from the Internet of Things. TDWI research indicates that many organizations are at an inflection point with analytics—they are making the move from visualizations and dashboards to more advanced analytics such as predictive analytics, text analytics, geospatial analytics, graph engines,and streaming analytics.

Date: September 7, 2016

Time: 9:00AM PT

Fern Halper

Combat Rising Integration Complexity with dPaaS

Today's integration complexities are supersized. Businesses must contend with unprecedented volumes and varieties of data at a time of growing IT resource scarcity and aging integration software. Throw into the mix the high demands—and even higher expectations—placed on analytics as a way of driving business performance, and it's easy to see why many integration environments are overwhelmed and underperforming.

Date: September 14, 2016

Time: 9:00AM PT

David Loshin

Marketing Analytics Meets Artificial Intelligence

The world of marketing and the world of advanced analytics have been winding towards each other for years. TDWI research indicates that marketing is often one of the first areas in an organization that makes use of advanced analytics. Marketers understand the value that analytics can provide to understand customers and the customer journey. Marketing analytics provides insight gathered from data analysis that can make marketing more efficient and effective.

Date: September 15, 2016

Time: 9:00AM PT

Fern Halper, David Stodder

Harnessing the Power of Embedded Analytics for Financial Services

Firms in financial services and many other industries are under pressure to improve efficiency, productivity, and decision-making power. For both daily operational and strategic decisions, organizations need to draw insights quickly from quality data so that they can understand and act on changes in markets, regulations, operations, customer behavior, fraud patterns, and the competitive landscape. Financial services firms need to be smarter and faster to survive in an industry where business models are changing and old ways of managing risk are out of date.

Date: September 20, 2016

Time: 9:00AM PT

David Stodder

Modernizing Your Data Warehouse Environment

“Throw the baby out with the bathwater!” We hear that a lot. Changing business environments and competitive pressures have driven companies to seek a new edge from innovative technologies such as specialized data stores and the cloud. Today’s business intelligence (BI) and analytics implementation experts face disruptive decisions as they strive to support their business users’ shifting and diverse analytical needs. Increasing volumes and sources of data (on premises and in the cloud), technology adoption, more complex data integration and quality issues, and lower data latencies are just a few of the challenges that must be addressed.

Date: September 21, 2016

Time: 9:00AM PT

Claudia Imhoff

Land O’Lakes: How Free-Form Data Lakes Are Complementing Structured Data Warehouses

As the data warehouse environment (DWE) continues to evolve, one of its strongest trends is the diversification of data platforms. A rigorously structured relational data warehouse is still at the heart of the DWE, but it is being joined more and more by other platform types, including data platforms based on columns, appliances, graph, streaming data, and open source.

Date: September 28, 2016

Time: 9:00AM PT

Philip Russom