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The Tipping Point that Drives the Need for Enterprise Report Management

A report management hub is a software platform that is independent of report development tools and provides unified visibility of each reporting tool’s available reports
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Modernizing the Enterprise Data Warehouse with the Cloud

Three concepts are relevant for the future of your data warehouse: what it means to be “enterprise,” what it means to be “modern,” and the impact of multi-cloud
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Accelerating Analytics with Alteryx and Snowflake

The strengths of Alteryx and Snowflake combine to optimize analytics while improving user experience
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Insight Series: Visual Design

This Visual Design series covers the science, artistic curation and various cognitive processes enlisted in building effective data visualizations

Three Checkpoints for Enabling Governed Data Discovery

Learn what governed data discovery is and how to institute checkpoints within the discovery process to reduce friction between analysts and IT and enable governance and sharing of trusted, valid data

The Visual Design Checklist

This checklist is a guide to creating effective data visualizations and designing for visual dialogue.

The Data Visualization Competency Center™

Data Visualization Competency Center supports the use of effective self-service data visualization by providing best practices, standards and education

Enabling Governed Data Discovery

As business-driven data discovery continues to become fundamental, ensuring data and analytics are trustworthy and protected becomes more important

Solution Brief: iVEDiX

iVEDiX is a true mobile-first platform that focuses on intuitive user interaction to drive engagement

Driving the Next Generation Data Architecture with Hadoop Adoption

This paper examines the emergence of Hadoop as an operational data platform, and how complementary data strategies and increasing year-over-year adoption can accelerate consolidation and realize busin

Big Data Total Cost of Ownership: Understanding Hard Costs and Options

This Insight Paper explores the total costs of ownership of a Hadoop environment from a tangible costs perspective.

Driving the Next Generation Data Architecture with Hadoop Adoption

Hadoop has been a phenomenon, both as a framework for big data workloads and its operational capabilities.Major initiatives brought Hadoop from its batch-oriented roots to the interactive

Big Data Total Cost of Ownership: Understanding Soft Costs and Options

This Insight paper explores the total costs of ownership of Hadoop Big Data environments from a soft costs perspective – those skills and resources necessary to build, run, and maintain a Hadoop env

Definitive Guide to the Data Lake

This report aims to clarify the data lake concept by combining fundamental data and information management principles with the experiences of existing implementations

How to Keep Your Data Scientist (and Keep Them Happy)

We’ve spent so much time trying to figure out who the data scientist is, that we haven’t yet asked the next logical question: once we find him, how to we keep him?

How to Design for Discovery

Disruptive vendors focus on providing tools that facilitate discovery by design; they provide tools and technology solutions that make the end user more independent. Yet, self-sufficiency doesn’t ha

Overcoming Barriers to Data Virtualization Adoption

This research presents a practicable, independent, and unscripted “cross-talk” to fill information gaps and assist companies in overcoming barriers to data virtualization adoption

Self-Sufficient Data Discovery by Design

Disruptive discovery tools allow companies to truly capitalize on the business process of discovery

Why SQL is the Language of Discovery

While Hadoop is gaining acceptance and adoption as a data management system, SQL has become the key to unlocking the real business value inside new data discovery

Solution Brief: Hortonworks and Microsoft

Hortonworks and Microsoft: Strategic Partnerships in Thriving Hadoop Ecosystems

Understanding Data Abstraction

Data abstraction – or, as it is also referred to, data virtualization (DV) – is being recognized as the popular panacea for centralization, tackling challenges for manageability, consistency, and

Informatica Shows Its Visionary Muscle with Intelligent Data Platform

Informatica unveiled its vision for the Intelligent Data Platform, which recognizes that rapidly increasing sources and forms of data (both internal and external) needed to be leveraged correctly and

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