In this informative resource, you'll learn how to easily use Excel to extract data from your database in a way that facilitates further analysis and uses standard Excel functions. Discover the 12 functions your database must support in order to turn Excel into an advanced BI tool.
The following white paper reviews the business drivers that are impacting the new wave of data management, highlights the new tools companies have for consideration in their next generation data architecture, and finally outlines a total data management blueprint for consideration in your big data strategy.
This resource examines the value of metadata in business intelligence, and introduces a metadata modeling tool for managing access to all existing data sources and ensuring data trustworthiness.
This expert e-book chapter will provide IT, BI and analytics managers with information on the current state of big data adoption and advice on how to prepare for and launch projects. Inside, you'll discover key issues to consider in the big data technology evaluation and selection process.
This case study reveals how the right appliance enabled leading oil supplier Petrol d.d. to dramatically decrease analytics query times – allowing the company to effectively use historical and transactional data to increase retail sales.
Social networks have revolutionized the way that today's customers gain information and make buying decisions. This brief video introduces a social enterprise service that enables your organization to effectively harness and exploit social information.
This guide offers expert advice to help you get started with offloading your EDW to Hadoop. Follow these 5 steps to overcome some of the biggest challenges & learn best practices for freeing up your EDW to do the work it was meant to do: provide the insights you need through high-performance analytics and fast user queries.