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June 29, 2015
MicroStrategy has introduced the first major new version of its BI software in six years, and it's playing for self-service customers with the MicroStrategy 10 release -- but with a focus on governance.
April 16, 2015
Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant report on business intelligence says more users are gravitating toward decentralized BI platforms -- leaving IT teams trying to catch up on governance.
July 15, 2014
Consultant Rick van der Lans contends that data warehouses are inherently logical and don't need to be qualified as such. What really matters, he says, is that they present an integrated view of enterprise data, no matter where it's stored.
June 18, 2013
SearchDataManagement editors discuss the Information Builders user conference and two other events; topics include graph databases and 'data artists.'
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