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Exploiting Big Data: Strategies for Integrating with Hadoop to Deliver Business Insights

There’s a revolution afoot in the way organizations architect the flow of data to support reporting and analysis applications. The ringleader of the revolution is big data. This e-book...

Big Data
Vertica & Tableau Solution Overview

Organizations capable of monetizing ALL of their data in real-time — structured, semi-structured, and unstructured — have been rewarded with generous valuations and financial success. A common...

Data Visualization
Tableau Metadata Model

When it comes to metadata, most business intelligence (BI) platforms go one of two ways: either model the entire enterprise as a first step, or model nothing. Many “next generation” business...

Data Visualization
Saved by the Bell: 12 tips to take advantage of social media in 2012

Throughout 2011, social media continued to be a hot topic. Google entered the race with Google+, Facebook continues to evolve with new targeting opportunities and early this year Twitter...

Business Dashboards
Find Fraud Quickly - 4 Steps to Data Insight

Efforts to fight fraud are on the rise, regardless of your industry. But how do you tap your mountains of data to uncover trends and outliers that raise eyebrows and merit further investigation...

Business Intelligence
Tableau Customers are Driving for Self-Service Business Intelligence

Business owners want – and need – to answer questions about their business quickly, accurately and easily. Aberdeen’s March 2011 report,...

Big Data
TDWI's Intro to Big Data Analysis

Big data analytics is where advanced analytic techniques operate on big data sets—one of the most profound trends in business intelligence today. Using advanced analytics, businesses can study big...

Data Visualization
4 Steps For Improving Healthcare Productivity Using Dashboards and Data Visualization

When budgets are tight, healthcare organization need to use their resources wisely and make efficient decisions—without compromising quality of patient care. Using visual data analysis hospitals...

Charting, Mapping, Graphing
Maps: The Power of "Where"

"Where" has become an important question you ask about your organization's decisions. Maps provide context that leads to better ways to prioritize, plan and execute your objectives. They also...

Data Visualization
5 Ways To Become A Marketing Segmentation Sniper

Gone are the days of acting on gut instinct alone. Data-driven marketing has emerged, and the more data you have, the better. Maximize the value you get from segmentation, by exploring your data...