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February 06, 2015
IT observers caution organizations against data for data’s sake, urging instead a focus on the best technology for the business problem at hand.
January 16, 2015
Don't let the buzz around analytics fool you. Solid data management capabilities are required to enable advanced analytics, as an example from the healthcare sector attests.
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.
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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
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