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Delivering rapid-fire analytics with Snowflake and Tableau

Until recently, advancements in data warehousing and analytics were largely incremental. Small innovations in database design would herald a new data warehouse every 2-3 years, which would quickly...

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Redefining the role of IT in a modern BI world

As self-service analytics becomes the norm, the role of IT is evolving from a producer to a strategic partner. IT professionals are helping their organizations transition from a traditional top-...

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Evaluation Guide: How to choose the right modern BI & analytics platform

The transition to a modern business intelligence model requires IT to adopt a collaborative approach that includes the business in all aspects of the overall program. This guide focuses on the...

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Developing a Governed Self-Service BI Strategy

Only a few years ago, data lived in specific databases, and IT was its gatekeeper – if the business needed a report, only IT had the skills to prep that data and build the report. Today, in the...

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Six Trends in Retail Analytics for 2017

Business intelligence norms are evolving across the retail industry, and leading retailers are prioritizing analytics initiatives as a result. While the trend toward retail analytics isn’t new,...

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BARC: BI Trend Monitor 2016

The market for BI and data management is constantly changing. Trends come and go and one of the tasks of industry analysts is to highlight and predict important topics. The new BI Trend Monitor...

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Top 10 Big Data Trends for 2017

2016 was a landmark year for big data with more organizations storing, processing, and extracting value from data of all forms and sizes. In 2017, systems that support large volumes of both...

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Top 10 Cloud Trends for 2017

In 2016, cloud technologies went mainstream. But with maturity came the realization that moving to the cloud doesn’t happen overnight. CIOs are prioritizing hosted computing and cloud data storage...

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Top 10 Business Intelligence Trends for 2017

Over the last few years, data has become the lifeblood of organizations. Those that harnessed the power of this data by empowering business users found competitive advantage and were able to...

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The State of Data Education in 2016

Tableau conducted a year-long study to catalogue the state of analytics education in the United States. The study looks at which higher education institutions offer analytics programs, and how the...