Enterprise data architecture best practices
- September 09, 2015
In a Q&A, Clarity Solution Group CTO Tripp Smith says to base SQL-on-Hadoop software decisions on actual workloads. Some Hadoop tools target batch jobs, while others are intended for interactive ones.
- August 13, 2015
In a Q&A, data warehousing expert Joe Caserta explains why a new generation of developers building Hadoop clusters and other big data systems may need an introduction to some fundamental rules of ETL.
- August 07, 2015
RelayHealth's Raheem Daya described the path he took to deploy and expand a Hadoop cluster for distributed data processing during a presentation at the 2015 TDWI conference in Boston.
- June 15, 2015
Sales intelligence is making brainiacs out of sales reps. As companies look for ways to capture the attention of customers new and old, many are turning to analytics tools and data to help seal the deal.
Some use data to shape sales ...
- May 28, 2015
In this episode of the Talking Data podcast, TechTarget editors report on their experiences learning to do data journalism, including all the work needed to get data ready for analysis.
- May 28, 2015
While Power BI took center stage at Microsoft Convergence, many users are struggling with CRM basics. Also: insight on the Spark processing engine.
- February 06, 2015
A new Gartner report says the storage repository isn’t the trouble-free panacea many observers hail it to be. New data governance practices -- and new skills -- are critical.
- January 06, 2015
Hadoop clusters, NoSQL databases and other modern technologies have roles to play in business intelligence and analytics environments. But traditional data warehouses still do, too.
- December 15, 2014
Customer data management is not high on many organizations' lists of priorities -- until it has to be. Customers get the same ads over and over again. They say a company they've done business with for years doesn't know them. Or thinks they're ...
- October 24, 2014
Hadoop may get most of the big data glory. But Strata + Hadoop World attendees said combining it with other technologies is what's really needed to power big data applications.
- October 03, 2014
In this 'BizApps Today' video, editors Lauren Horwitz and David Essex discuss the 2014 Social Shake-Up and Inforum conferences and what users need to know about them.
- July 29, 2014
At the TDWI Executive Summit in Boston, users talked about the benefits and challenges of incorporating Agile development methodologies into data warehouse and business intelligence projects.
- May 22, 2014
Ryan Fenner worked in a shadow IT unit at Union Bank for years. Now he's helping lead an IT effort to better manage BI data created in those shadows.
- March 31, 2014
In a Q&A, author William McKnight discusses the importance of building a robust information architecture -- and having the right person in the lead.
- March 31, 2014
Consultant John Myers discusses key trends in managing big data environments, including adoption rates for Hadoop clusters and NoSQL databases.