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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.
February 27, 2014
Creating an analytics architecture out of thin air may seem like a daunting task, but it can help make businesses more competitive in a hurry.
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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
Sensors capture large volumes of data about the operations of industrial equipment; similarly, log files gather huge amounts of information about computers and IT networks. Behind those exceedingly large volumes of data is real business value. That ... 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
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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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In a podcast Q&A, consultant William McKnight explains why keeping things simple can help set data visualization initiatives on the path to success. Continue Reading
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
In a Q&A, book author David Nettleton offers advice on avoiding data mining pitfalls and pinpointing valuable business data to mine and analyze. Continue Reading
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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
Getting too flashy with graphics in business intelligence dashboards can confuse users -- and send data visualization programs down the wrong path. Continue Reading
Governance is the special sauce in developing business intelligence reports. Users say it should be a major focus of any BI project. Continue Reading