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At the 2016 TDWI Executive Summit in Las Vegas, business intelligence managers detailed moves by their organizations to embrace self-service BI tools -- and the benefits that followed.
Convincing executives and other workers to adopt business intelligence software remains surprisingly difficult. If you aren't selling BI's benefits internally, that might be one reason why.
Deployments of self-service BI and data discovery tools need to be governed to keep things in order. But finding the right balance between user freedom and IT oversight isn't always easy.
Not every IT workload belongs directly under your control in the data center. Consider these IaaS pros and cons for example workloads.
The maker of the Vblock, VCE, is securing its role within the EMC Federation after the Dell-EMC merger as a converged platform division with new offerings in the works.
IT certification programs offer important skills for evolving technological needs. Data center pros will find a lot of clouds on the skills horizon, and can get these certifications to excel.
Hadoop has been slowly plodding through the big data jungle, but SQL's integration may put a spring in the elephant's step.
Attention's been placed on Spark running on Hadoop, but there are Spark connectors for NoSQL that usher in a new class of operational analytics.
Consultant David Loshin says self-service data preparation software helps give data analysts broader access to business information than they typically can get in a data warehouse.
Roundtable discussion on business value of big data, chaired by Brian McKenna, Editor, SearchDataManagementUK, and featuring Mike Ferguson, Roxane Edjlali (Gartner), Joshua LeCure (GlaxoSmithKline).
Find out where to hone your business intelligence, data management and data warehouse skills with this list of training courses for 2012.
Poor data quality can have serious financial consequences for businesses. Read about the current state of data quality management at UK companies, including dirty data problems.
Database administrators can use Oracle's services mechanism to improve application performance and better manage clustered Oracle RAC databases. Expert Brian Peasland explains how.
A Colorado school district moved some business applications from Oracle EBS to Workday, then switched to Rimini Street's EBS support services after Oracle wouldn't lower its support costs.
The January 2016 Critical Patch Update has 248 security fixes, a record-breaking high number. It includes fixes for Oracle Database, Java SE, E-Business Suite and more.
Companies that are subject to compliance or other regulatory requirements should take note: Archiving Office 365 applications takes several forms.
Manually applying metadata to SharePoint deployments is time-consuming and can create inefficiencies. The overlooked Managed Metadata Service can help.
Microsoft is touting OneDrive for Business as a compliant alternative to consumer file-sharing services, but will that message translate into enterprise and user adoption?
The server infrastructure MCSE certification tests an IT pro's expertise in storage, networking and other key areas.
There are a number of third-party Hyper-V management tools available for organizations that need to handle a few dozen nodes.
Microsoft ushers in the use of containers by developing nested virtualization on the Windows Server 2016 platform.