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A Brief History of the Data Warehouse

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  1 Comment

A Data Warehouse (DW) stores corporate information and data from operational systems and a wide range of other data resources. Data Warehouses are designed to support the decision-making process through data collection, consolidation, analytics, and research. They can be used in analyzing a specific subject area, such as “sales,” and are an important part of […]

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The Ongoing Debate Between Centralized and Distributed Data

By   /  April 9, 2018  /  Data Architecture Blogs, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Kevin W. McCarthy. Though Bon Jovi is no longer the band they were when I was a teenager, they definitely hit the nail on the head with the lyric, “the more things change, the more they stay the same” from their 2010 Greatest Hits album. This paradigm rings true […]

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Data Architecture and the Need to Choose the Right Data Platform

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

Making do with a less than optimal Data Architecture and Data Platform is like reaching to pay for groceries and finding no wallet or cash. As William McKnight, President of McKnight Consulting Group asked during his Keynote Address for the DATAVERSITY® Database Now! Online 2017 Conference, “We may be overwhelmed by data, should we not […]

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Self-Serve Data Preparation Doesn’t Mean Traditional ETL is Dead

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Architecture Blogs, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Kartik Patel. Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) refers to a process of connecting to data sources, integrating data from various data sources, improving Data Quality, aggregating it and then storing it in staging data source or Data Marts or Data Warehouses for consumption of various business applications including BI, Analytics […]

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What is Self-Serve Data Preparation and How Can It Support Business Users?

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Kartik Patel. Self-Serve Data Preparation is the next generation of Business Analytics and Business Intelligence. Self-Serve Data Preparation makes Advanced Data Discovery accessible to team members and business users no matter their skills or technical knowledge. What is Self-Serve Data Preparation? In the past, preparing data for analysis was a […]

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What is Advanced Analytics and How Can it Advance Your Organization?

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Kartik Patel. The term ‘Advanced Analytics’ can seem daunting to the average business user and even to the average business enterprise but the process is not as complex as it may seem. What is Advanced Analytics? Advanced Analytics is comprised of numerous sophisticated analytical techniques, designed to parse, explore and […]

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Why Data Governance is Important for Business Intelligence Success

By   /  August 24, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Articles, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

Businesses have started to realize that a sound Data Governance strategy can significantly improve the returns from enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) investments. According to a study published by Forbes Insights, this market-watcher claims that Strong Data Governance Enables Business Intelligence.  The Forbes study claims that this trend has been reinforced by direct feedback from global […]

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5 Pitfalls to Avoid from Real Stories of Analytics Projects (Part 2)

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Click to learn more about author Germán Viera. Click to read 5 Pitfalls to Avoid from Real Stories of Analytics Projects (Part 1) Where Do Real Companies Fail? Every time an organization embraces the task of generating added value from their data efforts a great buzz darkens the scenario; mainly because of the lack of […]

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5 Pitfalls to Avoid from Real Stories of Analytics Projects (Part 1)

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Germán Viera. In today’s modern workplace, capitalizing data is not a competitive advantage anymore, but a must have skill. Businesses around the world are transforming their data flow processes in order to democratize the information within their own structure. The objective is to provide mid-managers and area managers the […]

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The Data Warehouse: From the Past to the Present

By   /  January 4, 2017  /  Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

Bill Inmon, the “Father of Data Warehousing,” defines a Data Warehouse (DW) as, “a subject-oriented, integrated, time-variant and non-volatile collection of data in support of management’s decision making process.” In his white paper, Modern Data Architecture, Inmon adds that the Data Warehouse represents “conventional wisdom” and is now a standard part of the corporate infrastructure. […]

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