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.
How your BI team can communicate your focus on delivering solutions rather than the use of tools and technology.
Bank of America, Comcast, and other shops are using data virtualization to support applications, services, and initiatives.
Moving a data warehouse offshore can bring significant cost savings, but such a move introduces elements of risk that must be managed.
Data governance expert David Loshin discusses ways to embed data governance practices into systems to institutionalize good practices while working to eradicate bad ones.
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.
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.
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?
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?
Mobility promises to enable unprecedented access to information -- in a highly-interactive, visually compelling context, to boot.
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.
As enterprise data management has matured, companies are beginning their data governance programs with a better understanding of what the term means, but plenty of questions and confusion remains.
The lack of well-qualified business analysts dampens the value of data. A Stanford University professor has found keys to help.
What is Wherescape 3D and why is it free? One industry watcher say it's unlike anything he's aware of in the market.
From Informatica's viewpoint, being realistic about data virtualization shouldn't mean adjusting -- or curbing-- your expectations of what the technology can do.