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TDWI Upside - Where Data Means Business

Contributor: Steve Swoyer

Stephen Swoyer is a technology writer with more than 16 years of experience. His writing has focused on business intelligence, data warehousing, and analytics for almost a decade. He’s particularly intrigued by the thorny people and process problems most BI and DW vendors almost never want to acknowledge, let alone talk about.


All articles by Steve Swoyer

The Logic of (Qlik) Sense

Unlike QlikView, Qlik Sense is designed to cater to analysts, power users, and to other information consumers who want an interactive visual discovery experience.

Why Data Management and App Dev Must Come Together

For too long, data management and application development have been tracking on two radically different vectors, each with its own distinctive momentum. That must change.

Start-up Bright Vine Touts Something (Mostly) New

A new MPP query engine called Bright Vine has what it claims is a can't-miss pitch.

Analysis: Watson Analytics Advances New Paradigm of User Assistance

Does IBM's new Watson Analytics offering herald the advent of a new class of quasi-intelligent machines capable of beating the best of human analysts at their own game?

SAS Solution Gives Boost to Statistically Fluent Users

SAS Visual Statistics is designed to make the statistically fluent even more productive. Crucially, this is a class that includes business analysts, power users, and other non-traditional "statisticians."

What Makes a BI Platform Agile?

Agile isn't a methodology or a toolset or even a state of mind, Forrester's report argues. If anything, it's a platform play -- just don't call it an enterprise BI platform play.

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