When you recruit business analysts, what traits should you look for?
We explore three aspects of agile that form a synergy that doubles a team's development velocity.
DI storefronts provide a context in which ISVs, partners, or developers can list assets or solutions. They should be of some help to customers, too.
Agile data modeling calls for a new set of practices that enable the safe evolution of models, even those in production.
Data governance survey shows what works, what doesn't.
Optimizing data integration is key to successful business intelligence.
BI is both sexy and mainstream: last year, spending on BI increased at a double-digit rate, easily outpacing spending in other IT areas.
Studies have consistently highlighted the persistence of hand-coded DI. Why won't homegrown DI go away?
Even if users are getting poor results out of their existing business intelligence (BI) tool, why might they prefer to stay put, and how does the next wave of BI interfaces propose to change things?
Unstructured data holds essential business insights. How can you get to that insight?
Data integration needs are shifting, but vendors, many content with their market share and revenues, simply aren't keeping up with the needs imposed by new data types.
At some point, advocates argue, data management diehards are going to have to come to terms with something very much like virtualization.
The growing importance of data analysts in business has brought along a few mistaken beliefs about them.
Is this the beginning of a BI SaaS acquisition frenzy?
Reining in data marts is challenging but necessary.
EMC positions the Greenplum HD Data Computing Appliance as a key component in its new Hadoop-centric analytics push.
How to get to the root of ETL and data integration issues.
We explore the benefits and drawbacks of integrating data from social media with your existing BI investment.
TDWI Research's Philip Russom offers commonsense rules for handling the next generation of data integration.
Using analytic software to greatly accelerate the process, Swedish police analyzed years of crime reports and found links that helped them arrest a serial shooting suspect who was terrorizing the area.