Big Data Business Forum
The Big Data Business Forum connects the dots. The data explosion presents great promise to businesses everywhere, yet most lack the technology and know-how to move beyond the hype to create real business value. This event focuses on the skills and insights you need to accelerate the path of transforming large data sets into your competitive advantage. Given the critical need for collaboration...
SIPA 2013: Big Data is Big Business
Big Data is Big business
February 2013 Event of SIPA
With the advent of social media, there was an explosion of data. Companies like Yahoo, Facebook, Google determined early on that existing databases and analytics technologies will not be sufficient to handle this deluge of data. A new breed of technologies was created that allowed them to store...
Agile Approach to Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
There is unanimous agreement among â€œagileâ€ authors, experts, and practitioners that agile development works for building small stand-alone systems, including front-end BI applications. However, there is considerable disagreement among the experts whether â€œagileâ€ can work for large, complex systems like an Enterprise Data Warehouse, which requires an...
New Technologies and Architectures for Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
Rick van der Lans
The world of business intelligence (BI) and data warehousing keeps evolving. Technologies such as, data warehouse appliances, mashups, SaaS BI, federation servers, advanced analytics, and SOA, have become available and offer new possibilities to organisations. In addition, the user requirements for business intelligence have also been changing. This two-day seminar focuses...
Data Virtualization for Agile Business Intelligence Systems
Rick van der Lans
29 November 2012, London
This one day seminar focuses on data virtualization when deployed in business intelligence systems. The advantages of data virtualization are explained; products are compared, application areas are discussed; and the relationship with related topics, such as MDM, data governance, and SOA are also discussed.