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Big Data and BI Workshop, Singapore, July 6-8

White Paper

Big Data Comes of Age: An EMA and 9sight White Paper

November 2012 Multiple sponsors Download pdf The EMA / 9sight Big Data online survey was comprised of 255 business intelligence and data management professionals, and was designed to identify the key trends surrounding the adoption, expectations and challenges connected to Big Data. This report summarizes the findings.  […]

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The Big Data Zoo – Taming the Beasts: The need for an integrated platform for enterprise information

October 2012 Sponsored by International Business Machines Download pdf Taming the big data beasts is the next big step in data management. To achieve success, this requires a technically diverse and deeply integrated platform for all information, an enterprise-level approach, and rapid deployment of big data projects. […]

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Business Intelligence–NoSQL… No Problem

May 2012 Sponsored by MongoDB Download pdf NoSQL databases are becoming more prevalent, but their possible bole in BI is misunderstod. This paper focuses on MongoDB, a leading document-oriented, NoSQL database, to understand how this technology can be applied to BI and positioning it in a new architectural vision of pervasive support for decision making. Two current customer examples round out the paper, showing what is currently possible.  […]

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Integrating Analytics into the Operational Fabric of Your Business, A combined platform for optimizing analytics and operations

April 2012 Sponsored by International Business Machines Corp Download pdf In this paper, we describe what operational analytics is and what it offers to the business. We explore its relationship to business intelligence (BI) and see how traditional data warehouse architectures struggle to support it. Now, the combination of advanced hardware and software technologies–as seen in the IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator, combining IBM Netezza with System z–provide the opportunity to create a new integrated platform delivering powerful operational analytics within the existing IT fabric of the enterprise.  […]

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iSight for Innovation, Breakthrough collaboration for decision making

March 2012 Sponsored by Lyzasoft, Inc. Download pdf This paper presents iSight, a model of collaborative decision-making and innovation. It describes a high-level architecture, bringing together formal and informal information–the worlds of Business Intelligence and Enterprise 2.0, that maps to specific tools and methods required to create a systematic process within the enterprise to deliver real, implementable innovation.  […]

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The Seven Faces of Data, Rethinking data’s basic characteristics

November 2011 Sponsored by Teradata, Inc. Download pdf This paper proposes seven fundamental traits of data structure, composition and use that enable IT professionals to examine existing and new data sources and respond to the opportunities and challenges posed by new business demands and novel technological advances.  […]

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Freedom from Facets, Discovering the data you really need

October 2011 Sponsored by NeutrinoBI Download pdf In this paper, we describe freeform search–a method that enables business users with no knowledge of data structures and relationships to explore for themselves their structured business data in a wholly unstructured and adaptive manner.  […]

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Data Warehouse Design Redux, A Data Driven Approach

May 2011 Sponsored by WhereScape USA, Inc. Download pdf This paper first explores the issues that plague data warehouse development projects and the most common trades-off made by vendors and developers. One compelling solution, the concept of data driven design is described, and a number of recommendations are provided on how data warehouse design and population activities can be best structured for maximum accuracy and reliability in estimating project scope and schedule.  […]

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Beyond the Data Warehouse, A Unified Information Store for Data and Content

May 2010 Sponsored by Attivio, Inc. Download pdf This paper first shows data and content as two ends of a continuum of the same business information asset and explores the depth of integration required for full business value. We then define a unified information store (UIS) architecture as the approach to unification. Businesses that begin to implement a unified information store stand to gain early adopter advantage in this rapidly growing market.  […]

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Business Integrated Insight BI2 – Reinventing enterprise information management

August 2009 Sponsored by Teradata Corporation Download pdf “Le Roi est mort. Vive le Roi!” The message of this paper is at one with this ancient proclamation: the rule of the king continues through the end of one era and the beginning of the next. The data warehouse has had a long and illustrious reign, [...]

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