A Look Back At 2016 and Predictions for the New Year

Navigating the Big Data World

Big Data and Predictive Analytics

Data Quality Tips From the Pros (Part 2)

Debating the Value of Self-Service BI and Analytics

Ask the Experts Series: What is Multi-domain MDM?

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Jake Freivald | January 17, 2017

In business, the phrase ‘the whole is greater than the sum of its parts’ certainly applies. And of course, your organization is likely made up of many parts or domains – customers, facilities, vendors, products, etc. To keep your business running successfully, it’s critical to have a clear picture...

Ask the Experts Series: What is a Golden Record?

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Jake Freivald | January 10, 2017

All of us at Information Builders understand the importance of being able to provide accurate, consistent data to key stakeholders in the format that suits them best. Having access to such data is critical in allowing leaders to solve business problems and meet business goals. A Golden Record is...

What’s the case for Data Governance?

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Beth Adams | January 09, 2017

Employees and stakeholders need key pieces of information to do their jobs. Self-service and data discovery tools can help, but if you let people access any data they want, they’ll start poking around where they don’t belong. They also might bring in data of doubtful quality and unknown origin,...

What Lies Ahead for Data and Analytics in 2017?

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Rado Kotorov | January 05, 2017

Each year, we deliberate where BI and analytics are taking us as the role of data becomes increasingly integral to businesses. Where are we headed this year?  The biggest shift will be a focus on business outcomes. It is no longer about new and cool technologies alone, but what business...

A Decisive New Year

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Terri White | January 03, 2017

I wore my optimism hat on the first work day of the new year and I was tested right away with a messy commute. No trains. A crowded platform. Rain. I stood on the street for a few minutes and felt irritated about my luck, sod’s law and all that. I almost turned back for home, but I checked myself...

A Look Back At 2016 and Predictions for the New Year

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Jake Freivald | December 30, 2016

N.B., Dr. Rado Kotorov will discuss 5 Hot Trends for Data and Analytics in 2017 in a January 10 webcast. Welcome to the last work day of 2016! Traditionally, at the end of a year, we try to glean some wisdom from the past and some insight into the future. I’ll distinguish between knowledge and...

Navigating the Big Data World

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Beth Adams | December 29, 2016

Organizations are faced with an influx of new information, from a wide array of sources. Traditional methods and solutions, like point-to-point integration, data warehouses and marts, and enterprise information integration, are proving ineffective when it comes to processing these rapidly growing...