Enterprise data architecture best practices
- 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.
- February 13, 2014
In this edition of the Talking Data podcast, our reporters look at recent news in SQL analytics benchmarks and the 'SQL-ization' of non-SQL databases.
- December 31, 2013
Big data is making new types of data management and analytics applications possible -- and our survey results show that adoption plans are increasing.
- December 10, 2013
In this Q&A, author Krish Krishnan shares thoughts on the challenges of working with big data and ways in which it has changed our approach to data.
- November 15, 2013
Big data analytics has potential, but it also needs better governance and training, said data leaders at IBM Information On Demand 2013.
- October 31, 2013
Requirements gathering shouldn't get short shrift in the database rush, says Michael J. Hernandez, author of 'Database Design for Mere Mortals.'
- October 17, 2013
Hadoop is finding uses as a batch-processing engine and big data landing pad. Version 2 heralds wider applications, but new users face challenges.