Today’s integrated tools can analyze data, execute business rules, and move data. What’s needed are tools that don’t work on the record level but rather examine “subjects.”
What do you do when you have data but insufficient data analysis skills? You find a guide -- and surprises as a result.
This year we’ve seen the emergence of HTML5 and the popularity of tablets. What will 2012 bring to the BI mobility market?
Although an enterprise data model (EDM) can be used to facilitate messaging (as described in Part 2 of this series), this way of using an EDM does not achieve the same results that would be achieved by using the EDM to instantiate databases.
While the economy struggles, demand for BI experts and software shows robust growth -- yet BI adoption has been flat. We explore this and other findings from a new survey by Cindi Howson.
Bank of America, Comcast, and other shops are using data virtualization to support applications, services, and initiatives.
Too many business executives lack not only good data, but an understanding of the data’s origination and history.
How your BI team can communicate your focus on delivering solutions rather than the use of tools and technology.
Data governance expert David Loshin discusses ways to embed data governance practices into systems to institutionalize good practices while working to eradicate bad ones.
Moving a data warehouse offshore can bring significant cost savings, but such a move introduces elements of risk that must be managed.
News from Tableau’s recent user conference, including the company’s CEO discussion of how Seattle Children’s Hospital uses Tableau to improve care and reduce costs.
How to stop fraud, strengthen controls and improve business processes by finding and fixing root causes behind improper transactions in real time.
How an enterprise data model is used to "facilitate messaging" and the benefits of using it that way.
QlikView never pitched itself as an enterprise BI platform. With the new QlikView 11, it’s doing just that.
GIS information can enrich internal data, improve business processes or enhance decision making. So why aren’t you using it?
The enterprise data model (EDM) has failed. We explore a new way of using EDMs -- one in which an EDM can more directly affect the management of data than as merely a paper reference model.
The growth of unstructured data presents special data governance challenges, but it can be managed as can other challenges around data governance.
MDM and governance go hand in hand, but how do you know if your MDM approach is working, especially in light of Big Data and social media?
Performance is a major component of SyncSort's ETL 2.0 push.
The iPad-like user experience promises to wholly transform the way information is presented and consumed in the enterprise. To their collective credit, many BI players get this. Why they get it is another matter.