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How to integrate business data with business, IT partnerships

This article describes the benefits of integrating business created data into an enterprise data solution, along with a real use case.

How partnerships between IT and the business breed success

A key concept in agile development is increased partnership among IT and business partners. In enterprise data management and business intelligence, this increased partnership can only make things better. There can be a role for IT...

How to create and lead self-managing teams

Self-managing teams are vital in order to be truly successful in agile development. Here's how to encourage self-managing teams, and the benefits that can be achieved.

How to implement a robust data quality solution

This article is one of a series describing how to build out a solid foundation for agile data warehouse development, focusing on data quality.

How to test for a best in class agile data warehouse environment

Having a solid testing strategy and tool set is a foundational part of enabling agile data warehouse development. This article describes an approach that ensures solid testing that can be done efficiently and effectively in an agile...

Building the foundation with a high-level architecture

Third in a series of articles that describes foundational steps to enable agile data warehouse development. Prior installments describe approaches for defining a business process model and initial data governance. This third article...

Building the foundation for sound data governance

Second in a series of articles that describes foundational steps to enable agile data warehouse development. The first installment described how to develop a business conceptual model as a starting point. This article shows how to...

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Agile innovations in data management

A look at best practices learned while using agile development methodologies for enterprise data management solutions, including an enterprise data warehouse, data governance, data quality, integrated analytics and reporting. It...

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LinkedIn SlideShare gets custom curation tools

A new tool from LinkedIn is designed to help you clip and organize presentations and slides on SlideShare, a slide-hosting platform that reaches 70 million people a month.

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Bringing enterprise analytics to the cloud

Cloud solution partners are creating new methods to long time problems such as parallelizing statistical processing and automating common data integration tasks. As we move into the era of self-service analytics, a number of vendors...

5 things CIOs need to know about data lakes

A data lake is a massive storage repository, such as Hadoop, that can hold all types of data until it is needed for business analytics or data mining. But it's not a panacea for big-data projects.

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New data alchemy: top tech leaders transform data into cash

Savvy CIOs in a variety of industries are generating additional revenue and value for their organizations by creating new data-driven products and services, a feat of IT alchemy wherein focus leads to financial reward.

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Facebook releases open source ORC reader for Presto

Aiming to optimize performance of open source distributed SQL query engine Presto, Facebook has designed a new Optimized Row Columnar (ORC) file format reader that supports columnar reads, predicate pushdown and lazy reads.

Modern Enterprise Data Warehouses: What’s Under the Hood?

We’re entering into the Modern Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) age where the scope of an analytics-driven business is wider. Are you ready?

7 Amazon Redshift Success Stories

The petabyte-scale Amazon Redshift data warehouse service has been shaking up the data warehouse market. Here are seven examples of companies that have transformed their business with Amazon hosted service.

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7 Amazon Redshift Success Stories

The petabyte-scale Amazon Redshift data warehouse service has been shaking up the data warehouse market. Here are seven examples of companies that have transformed their business with Amazon hosted service.

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Business Intelligence Meets Mobility at eHarmony

As online dating site eHarmony has expanded its mobile presence, it has also made good use of its business intelligence platform. This provides better visibility into what mobile users are doing and what services are better off being...

Native Data Analysis Comes to MongoDB

With the latest release of its business analytics and data integration platform, Pentaho claims to make it easier for organizations to apply analytics to their big data.

Making the Clinical Data Warehouse Relevant Again

The clinical data warehouse used to represent what was wrong with healthcare IT: An incomplete data source that was siloed to boot. But Texas Children's Hospital has turned its data warehouse into a valuable tool for clinical and...

MapR Extends Hadoop's Reach With Big Data App Gallery

Hadoop distribution specialist MapR Technologies unveiled its new MapR App Gallery at Hadoop Summit, showcasing big data apps from ecosystem partners that are aimed at developers, administrators and analysts. MapR also cemented a...

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