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The Power of a Common Business Language Summary
This white paper explains how companies create and standardize their common business language – terms, definitions and related metrics – to prevent “metrics confusion”, accelerate deployment and maintenance of enterprise information systems and increase focus on analyzing and decision making instead of collecting, debating and reworking numbers. The result is improved quality of enterprise information systems and greater efficiencies in the deployment, maintenance and consumption of information.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Best Practices, Performance Management, Enterprise Information Management (EIM), Decision Management
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12-10-2009
Unlock Information Management Summary
This paper describes enterprise information management (EIM) as a significant enabler of higher competitiveness and introduces an agile EIM implementation approach.

Topics: Information Management
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08-10-2009
The Power of Teradata at the Price of MySQL Summary
This white paper explores the reasons and issues associated with the high cost of data warehousing performance and explains how Kickfire's technology and open standards work to deliver high end performance at costs affordable for every business.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Analytics, Appliances
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14-09-2009
Recession-Proof Your Business with Better Cash Flow Management Summary
Cash is the lifeblood of most small to mid-sized organizations. You need timely, dynamic cash flow analysis to give you the definitive knowledge that leads to more informed decisions. Cash flow forecasting with spreadsheets? Impractical, inaccurate at best, with no "what-if" analysis to help you plan future outcomes. This white paper explores what a best-in-class budgeting and planning application could offer in the spreadsheet’s place.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Query & Reporting, Analytics
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08-09-2009
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
Breaking the Data Integration Bottleneck Summary
Rick Sherman discusses various data integration approaches, identifies performance bottlenecks and also recommends approaches to break those bottlenecks.

Topics: Data Integration, Data Warehousing
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02-09-2009
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
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
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
City of Tempe Utilizes Address Validation Tool to Build Data Warehouse Summary
Tempe sends thousands of mail pieces each week. But the city’s contact data contained inaccurate and incomplete address information. The city’s goal was to consolidate and validate its contact data to build a data warehouse. Read how they did it.

Topics: Information Management, Data Quality
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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

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