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TDWI, Munich, June 22-24
Analytics & BI Summit, Rome, June 25-26
Big Data and BI Workshop, Singapore, July 6-8


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Masters of Big Data, New Zealand, August 2015

Masters of Big Data, Auckland, 25 August, 2015 and Wellington, 27 August, 2015 Barry Devlin keynotes with: Big Data 2015 – The bold and the beautiful… and the downright dangerous Both dates, 9:15am – 10:15am […]

By | July 13th, 2015|Conference, Past|0 Comments

Big Data & BI Workshop, Singapore, August 2015

This workshop has been cancelled. Download brochure A three-day intensive workshop with Barry Devlin based on the concepts of Business unIntelligence. This workshop describes the new, comprehensive architecture required for modern businesses, as well as directly addressing how you can evolve from your current business intelligence environment to benefit from big data, the Internet of Things and related technologies. […]

By | July 10th, 2015|Past, Workshop|0 Comments

TDWI Munich Conference, June 2015

TDWI Munich Conference 22-24 June, 2015 Barry Devlin presents a three-hour class: Building a Data Driven Business: Opportunities and Pitfalls Wednesday, 24 June, 9am – noon […]

By | June 12th, 2015|Conference, Past, Workshop|0 Comments

DM, Analytics & BI Summit, Rome, June 2015

International Data Management, Analytics and Business Intelligence Summit, 25-26 June, 2015 Download brochure  Barry Devlin presents two sessions: New Analytics Architectures – The Role of A Data Reservoir and Data Refinery BI Organisation 2.0 – The expanding role of Data Scientists and Business Analysts […]

By | June 11th, 2015|Conference, Past|0 Comments

Insights Across the Hybrid Enterprise: Big Data 2015

April 2015 Multiple sponsors Download pdf The third EMA / 9sight Big Data Survey was conducted in late 2014, with the results published in April 2015. Beyond Big Data itself, the survey also addressed the concepts of data lake, data driven and the Internet of Things, providing a comprehensive view of the state of thinking in the broadest definition of Big Data from 351 respondents.  […]

By | April 9th, 2015|Survey, White Paper|0 Comments

BI, Built to Order, On-demand: Automating data warehouse delivery

January 2015 Sponsored by WhereScape Download pdf Three key ways in which data warehouse automation changes the design, development and ongoing maintenance of data warehouses and marts. First, how automation addresses the old conundrum of delivering consistent, quality data in the timeframe demanded by modern business needs. Second, how streamlining the overall process provides a single repository of metadata and integrated tooling to speed and simplify development. Third, how business and IT can truly collaborate in delivering business solutions.  […]

By | January 31st, 2015|White Paper|0 Comments

The Emergent Operational/Informational World: An examination of the emerging importance of HTAP

November 2014 Sponsored by NuoDB Inc. Download pdf We explain how and why the current layered DW architecture developed and examine why today’s business imperatives of speedy decision making and data driven action taking demand a new operational/informational approach. This environment, also called HTAP (hybrid transaction/analytical processing), needs a combination of in-memory operation and novel database techniques to enable simultaneous read/write and long-read activities on the same data.  […]

By | November 30th, 2014|White Paper|0 Comments

Data warehouse automation for Banking and Financial Services: Driving speed and agility with Kalido

October 2014 Sponsored by Kalido Inc. Download pdf This paper examines four use-case-based business needs in banks and financial institutions that demand increasing speed, agility and business-IT collaboration in today’s market conditions. In each of these areas–reporting, risk management, customer profitability and responsive decision making–we examine the business challenges, prior and current implementation problems, and the answers offered by data warehouse automation.  […]

By | October 31st, 2014|White Paper|0 Comments

Putting Data in Business Context: The Value and Virtue of a Business Directory

September 2014 Sponsored by Cisco Download pdf In this paper, we explore the evolution of metadata to context-setting information and describe the Business Directory in which it is stored, managed and made available to business users. We propose the adaptive decision cycle as a model to bridge from discovery and exploration to production and governance. Finally, we offers an emerging vision of sandboxing as an environment where data can be reunited with the context needed both for informed innovation and optimized production.  […]

By | September 30th, 2014|White Paper|0 Comments

Analytics–adaptive, accelerated, and available: Real value delivered through IBM Business Analytics

June 2014 Sponsored by International Business Machines Download pdf By describing seven real customer implementations across four industries, this paper steps beyond marketing hype around analytics and provides compelling evidence of what it can deliver in actual implementations. To differing degrees, these implementations show triple-A characteristics required of analytics today to create business value: adaptive decisions and accelerated action based on all available information delivered via the optimal technology.  […]

By | June 30th, 2014|White Paper|0 Comments