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October 09, 2014
TechTarget's 2014 IT Salary and Careers Survey shows that the pay of BI and big data respondents varies widely -- and that many aren't cashing in with big raises.
July 29, 2014
At the TDWI Executive Summit in Boston, users talked about the benefits and challenges of incorporating the Agile methodologies long practiced in development circles into data warehouse and business intelligence projects.
June 06, 2014
In this news recap, we look at a major analytics data dump by the FDA and IBM's efforts to help colleges tackle the big data skills shortage.
March 05, 2014
There are risks to be aware of when business users take responsibility for self-service business intelligence, but there are ways to mitigate them.
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Consultant Jill Dyché offers advice on when the time is right to hire a chief data officer -- and warns about what can happen if a company gets it wrong on adding a CDO. Continue Reading
In a podcast, consultant David Loshin explores the potential benefits and challenges of mixing self-service BI tools and customer relationship management processes. Continue Reading
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Completing a three-part series on his blue ocean strategy for decision visualization, Lee Feinberg explains how you can take decision making to the next level by giving more people access to business intelligence and data visualization capabilities. Continue Reading
Data has become highly distributed, as have business users. Data integration processes need to change to keep up, says consultant Rick van der Lans. Continue Reading
Consultant Rick van der Lans says that centralizing the data integration process might not be the optimal way to deal with distributed data. Continue Reading
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A fast-moving SWAT team of business intelligence specialists can resuscitate failing BI programs and help successful ones keep up with demand for new applications, consultant Wayne Eckerson says. Continue Reading
Data quality problems, often resulting from inconsistent data definitions and duplicates, can hamstring BI and analytics efforts if they aren't forcefully addressed. Continue Reading
Ryan Fenner of MUFG Union Bank discusses his experiences with Agile BI processes and the potential benefits organizations can get from Agile methods. Continue Reading
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Rick Sherman explains how to avoid common mistakes when planning and designing BI systems, saying that the varying needs of different business users must be front and center. Continue Reading
Consultant Rick Sherman details a series of steps that he says organizations should take to set their big data analytics programs on the right path. Continue Reading
Expert Brian Jordan discusses three common mistakes that BI teams make when training business users and offers advice on how to avoid them. Continue Reading