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How Credit Unions Achieve Profitable Growth With Data and Analytics

To compete against global and national banks, credit unions today need to gain the insights necessary to support their business strategies. This white paper explains how embracing advanced analytics technologies can transform credit union operations and finance. It highlights the benefits they can achieve, and the challenges they face, when selecting and deploying analytics solutions that promote growth and foster better member engagement. Download this white paper for more information.

Dirty Data, Broken Trust

Who's affected by bad data? Everyone. This white paper examines how losing trust in your data destroys economic value. It outlines the tangible and measureable costs of poor data quality, and highlight strategies and solutions for restoring trust and eliminating risk through improved data management.

The Real Cost of Bad Data: Six Simple Steps to Address Data Quality Issues

This white paper outlines six simple, yet highly effective steps for preventing and fixing bad data. It also provides best practices in data quality, illustrates real-world success stories, and features Omni-Gen,which provides a single platform, housed in the cloud or on-premises, for generating applications that combine data integration, data quality, and master data management.

IoT Analytics: From Data Integration to Actionable Intelligence

In this white paper, RTInsights explores the challenges associated with implementing actionable IoT analytics and the critical role integration plays in the process. As for solutions, RT cites iWay Big Data Integrator for its ability to cleanse, enrich, and manage data, and highlights successful deployment and utilization of our analytics and integration tools by customers Ace Hardware and Cascades.

Busting 10 Myths About Data Quality Management

What does an organization really need to successfully manage its data quality?

In this white paper sponsored by Information Builders, David Loshin of Knowledge Integrity deconstructs ten popular myths about data quality management and offers practical alternatives that can help any organization design and implement a smart and effective data quality management strategy.

Real-World Strategies for Big Data

This white paper explores the technical challenges that hinder big data success. It also details what you need to succeed and highlights the iWay Big Data Integrator – a modern, native solution for Hadoop-based data integration and management that ensures high levels of capability, compatibility, and flexibility.

Top Five Worst Practices In Business Intelligence

Want to know why business intelligence (BI) applications succeed and BI tools fail? Updated for 2016, this white paper presents the five worst practices in BI and analytics – and helps you to avoid them. You'll learn from the experiences of BI experts and information specialists and avoid mistakes such as Worst Practice #1: "Depending on Humans to Operationalize Insights". It's a great guide to help you think through how to use BI to enable a culture where everyone is empowered to make better decisions.

6 Issues That Can Derail Your Big Data Initiative

Quite often, big data projects are left unfinished. Why? Inaccurate scope, technical roadblocks, and data silos are just a few of the reasons. In this white paper, we highlight six issues you need to account for to get the most value from your Hadoop ecosystem. And then we provide best practices that can help you avoid some of the most common mistakes made during Hadoop rollouts, so you can put your big data initiative on the path to success from the start.

The 8 Worst Practices in Master Data Management and How to Avoid Them

The road to a successful master data management (MDM) program can be full of detours and dead ends. In this white paper, Dan Power and Julie Hunt from Hub Designs identify the eight worst practices when planning and designing a MDM and data governance program, and show you to get it right. (Updated for 2016)

Omni-Gen: Simplifying and Accelerating Master Data Management

Traditional approaches to mastering data are long, complicated, and cumbersome endeavors that drain resources - it can take a year or longer to produce a single mastered domain. In this white paper, we discuss the pitfalls and problems of legacy master data management methods, and highlight innovative new approaches. You'll also meet Omni-Gen, a product that simplifies and accelerates the creation and deployment of mastering applications.


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