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Centage/IOMA Budgeting Survey: Benchmarks and Issues Summary
How are other financial professionals dealing with the issues your face? This Centage/IOMA Budgeting Survey Report offers you an inside peak into what the financial minds at more than 200 firms are thinking and doing to impact their own bottom line.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Performance Management, Analytics
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08-09-2009
Business Analytics for the CIO Summary
This white paper discusses the key infrastructure challenges that IT faces in meeting the increasing demands for intelligence across organizations and provides an overview of how SAS Analytics helps overcome those challenges.

Topics: Analytics, Query & Reporting, Data Integration, Predictive Analytics, Text Analytics, Text Mining, Business Analytics

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01-09-2009
MDM on a Shoestring Summary
Master data management (MDM) is a concept that is gaining much respect and interest in the marketplace. For many organizations, the disciplines required and the sheer acquisition costs put the adoption of MDM out of their reach. This white paper examines ways to benefit from MDM without going through the organization wrenching initiative and capital expenditures normally required to reap its benefits.

Topics: Information Management, Data Quality, Master Data Management (MDM), Data Governance
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22-08-2009
Effective Data Governance Summary
Too often companies implement data profiling tools and techniques, only to execute their new found capabilities as a one-time event. They are missing the true value of introducing profiling technologies to their organization to uncover surprises, known and unknown, within the data they are representing as trustworthy to their organizational stewards. This white paper goes over the experience-based attributes of what makes an effective data governance program.

Topics: Information Quality (IQ), Data Profiling, Data Governance
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21-08-2009
A Roadmap to Data Migration Success, Data Movement Summary
Many significant business initiatives and large IT projects depend upon successful data migration. Your goal is to minimize as much of your risk as possible through effective planning and scoping. This paper discusses the issues unique to data migration projects offers advice on how to best approach them.

Topics: Data Integration, Data Migration

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18-08-2009
Reaping the Benefits of Next Generation Dashboards Summary
Today’s competitive and fast-paced business environment requires that more people have access to real-time performance and status information, so they can make quick and intelligent decisions. The need for timely and succinct business intelligence continues to grow as executives demand critical information to seize opportunities faster than competitors and to address potential problems in the making. C-level executives and upper management aren't the only staff needing access to business intelligence. Business unit managers and rank-and-file personnel increasingly must also have updated information to do their jobs. This white paper discusses the features and benefits of next generation dashboards.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Dashboards

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18-08-2009
The Importance of a Single Platform for Data Integration and Quality Management, Data Quality and Cleansing Summary
This white paper examines the evolution of the data integration and quality industry, and explains the benefits of moving toward a single data services architecture. It outlines requirements for a software platform for supporting such an architecture and reviews the BusinessObjects Data Services XI Release 3 platform from SAP BusinessObjects.

Topics: Data Integration, Data Quality

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18-08-2009
Defining Business Analytics and Its Impact On Organizational Decision-Making Summary
200 executive and IT professionals weigh in on their definition of – and familiarity with – business analytics as a growing market category. Survey results give insight into how analytics drives decisions and performance.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Mining and Statistical Analysis, Text Analytics, Text Mining
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17-08-2009
The Case for Investing in Business Analytics Technology Summary
IDC discusses the growing body of evidence suggesting a direct link between investment in business analytics solutions and organizational performance, and the trend toward making analytics available to all decision makers.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Mining and Statistical Analysis, Predictive Analytics, Text Analytics, Sales & Marketing Analytics
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17-08-2009
Real Analytics for Real Business Summary
How predictive analytics is helping companies take a more proactive approach to solving high-value business problems.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Mining and Statistical Analysis, Predictive Analytics, Text Analytics, Text Mining
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17-08-2009
The ROI of Data Governance: Seven Ways Your Data Governance Program Can Help Save You Money Summary
In difficult economic climates, responsible leaders look for opportunities to contain costs. Data governance programs are well positioned to assist in these efforts. This white paper from Gwen Thomas of the Data Governance Institute outlines seven ways that data governance and stewardship programs can help manage costs and a mechanism for quantifying the return on investment (ROI) for those contributions.

Topics: Data Governance

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13-08-2009
The State of Data Summary
Learn how to harness exploding volumes of unstructured information and discover true business value.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Quality, Unstructured Data, Data Migration
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12-08-2009
Operational Intelligence: Correct Problems Before They Occur Summary
The typical enterprise today views business performance through a 24-hour window. Executives may receive daily updates for sales and shipments, and review other core business KPIs on a weekly or even monthly basis. Yet for many companies, minutes or seconds can take on critical importance as customer expectations grow.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Business Process Management (BPM), Analytics, Operational Business Intelligence
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20-07-2009
Solving the Information Trustworthiness Gap Summary
In this white paper, Mark Albala of Infosight Partners discusses the means to resolve the trustworthy gap plaguing many organizations.

Topics: Business Intelligence
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13-07-2009
Improving Business Intelligence Transparency Summary
Metadata integration is the foundation of end-to-end BI process quality management.

Topics: Business Intelligence

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23-06-2009

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