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Data Analytics

How to Jumpstart Your Data Modernization Journey

Most want to transform and modernize their data but don’t know how. Here's how to successfully guide your organization along its data modernization journey.
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Data Analytics

Data-Driven Organizations Avoid These 7 Common Pitfalls

Everyone wants to become data-driven. But, before you start modernizing your data, make sure you watch out for these common data transformation pitfalls.
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Data Analytics

Realtime vs Near-Realtime Data: Pros and Cons

What factors go into handling these data sources? How do we process them? How do we provide data visualizations based on those sources to meet business needs?
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Data Analytics

Self-Service Analytics: The Pros and Cons

Self-Service analytics allows business users to start taking ownership of some of the work. This solves some businesses needs while creating other challenges.
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Productivity & Collaboration

How to Use Process Modeling to Model and Analyze BI Requirements

Process modeling is very flexible, can help you better understand current processes, and can help you document desired future states of processes.
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Productivity & Collaboration

How to Use Metrics and KPIs to Model and Analyze BI Requirements

Metrics and KPIs are among the primary techniques for anything related to BI. If you can measure it, you can report on it. The key is picking the right ones.
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Data Analytics

Data Lake vs Data Warehouse: Pros and Cons

While it may be tempting to choose only the newer data lake format, or the tried-and-true data warehouse, both have pros and cons that we explore in this blog.
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Productivity & Collaboration

How to Use Decision Modeling to Model and Analyze BI Requirements

As it applies to Business Intelligence, decision modeling can be used to build out the repeatable decision logic for what to show on reports and dashboards.
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Productivity & Collaboration

How to Use Data Flow Diagrams to Model and Analyze BI Requirements

Data modeling discovers your scope, identifies gaps, and is easily understood. But it doesn’t dig into the details so it must be supplemented with other models.
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Productivity & Collaboration

How to Use Data Dictionaries to Model and Analyze BI Requirements

Data dictionaries are great tools for any data project, but they must be maintained to continue being useful. Here's how to get the most out of them.
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