Issue OverviewBI Trends + Strategies - Issue 6, June 2012
In this edition of the BI Trends & Strategies, hear from expert Lou Agosta on how data warehouses are evolving to accommodate technological innovation, big data and an influx of new data types, such as social networking, and why this is necessary. Agosta also explains how Web-based companies, such as Amazon, Google, Yahoo and Facebook, are at the forefront of this innovative front. Access >>>
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Riding herd on Excel BI use isn't easy, but it's necessary
by Alan R. Earls, Contributor
Eradicating the use of Excel in business intelligence applications turned out to be a pipe dream in most organizations. Now the focus is on controlling it -- as best you can.
- Riding herd on Excel BI use isn't easy, but it's necessary by Alan R. Earls, Contributor
Data warehouses must learn new tricks in 'big data' era
by Lou Agosta
These databases, mammoth by definition, are evolving to accommodate the influx of new data types, technical innovations and increasing volumes brought on by the rise of “big data.”
Universities need push to develop analytical talent
by Richard Herschel
A shortage of workers with analytical skills threatens to derail efforts to derive business value from “big data.” It’s time for colleges to do more on BI and analytics education.
- Data warehouses must learn new tricks in 'big data' era by Lou Agosta
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