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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

Careers: IT's Doing Fine, Data Scientists, Data Engineers Doing Even Better

Starting salary growth in IT is poised to outpace all other job segments -- including legal and finance/accounting. Which positions are most in demand?

IoT Analytics Coming to the Enterprise

Enterprise customers are beginning to shift from IoT proofs of concept to "scalable" deployments that exploit IoT analytics.

Mind the Gap: The Haves and Have-Nots of Digital Business Transformation

A new research paper points to a growing "digital divide" between digital leaders and laggards, finding that digital leaders outperform digital laggards even among similar firms.

In Social Media Analytics, Beware of "Social Contagion"

Marketing professor Andrew Stephen sees two primary problems with the way most companies handle social media analytics: a lack of data-driven assessment and social contagion.

Can We Use Social Media to Measure a Merger's Impact?

When two companies merge, are their products or services different enough to justify separate existences? Researchers are using social media analytics to answer these types of questions.

Forecasting a Key Role for the Data Warehouse in Advanced Analytics

The data warehouse still has a big part to play in the way companies develop, deliver, and consume analytics. Data scientist James Bird and his team built a forecasting application based on a mix of open source software and an existing data warehouse.

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