Upcoming events

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


Data Discovery Automation – Learning from the Warehouse Experience

DWA_Fig_1April 2016

Sponsored by TimeXtender.

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Introducing the Discovery Hub as a central supply point for core business information to Data Discovery users.




By | May 23rd, 2016|Categories: White Paper|0 Comments

Data Warehouse… Done: Automatic for and by the business

inca_quipuDecember 2015

Sponsored by QOSQO / quipu.

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Offering three principles and practices by which business can support data warehouse automation projects.


By | February 1st, 2016|Categories: White Paper|0 Comments

Toward frictionless data discovery: IBM Fluid Query eases the way

IBMFQ-smallSeptember 2015

Sponsored by IBM Corp.

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How the problems of multi-source data discovery as experienced by a typical business analyst today can be addressed by introducing an integrated information platform—a modern, high-level architecture—that includes data virtualization.


By | September 1st, 2015|Categories: White Paper|0 Comments

Insights Across the Hybrid Enterprise: Big Data 2015

EMA HDE 2015April 2015

Multiple sponsors

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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.  (more…)

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

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

January 2015

Sponsored by WhereScape

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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.  (more…)

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

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

November 2014

Sponsored by NuoDB Inc.

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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.  (more…)

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