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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

Teradata Gets Unorthodox

At TDWI's recent Executive Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada, Teradata veteran Dan Graham got downright heretical, at least from the perspective of data management orthodoxy. The problem, Graham argued, is that DBAs tend to be a little bit too conservative, too orthodox. That must and will change, he says.

Yellowfin Tweaks Its Positioning with New Yellowfin 7 Platform

Yellowfin's BI platform has been an analytics powerhouse all along, according to CEO Glen Rabie

Meet the New BI-Enabled IT

Industry luminary Jill Dyché champions a new, more responsive IT -- enabled by BI and analytics

Using Geospatial Data in New Novel Ways

Geospatial data might not be new, but how companies expect to use it -- for example, by tapping geospatial to enrich sales and marketing, risk analysis, and other practices -- certainly is.

Pervasive Prediction: Waiting is the Hardest Part

A proponent of predictive analytics argues that we're on the cusp of an age of pervasive prediction.

TDWI Survey Shows Growth in Predictive Analytics

More than half of respondents in a TDWI survey say they're actively using or evaluating predictive analytics (PA) technologies. That's big -- but whether PA ever sees truly pervasive adoption is another matter.

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