TDWI Onsite Education

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Analytics and Performance Management

Get the training you need with TDWI Onsite Education.

Is your business driven by guesswork and gut feel, or by hard data and true information? The uncertainties of the current economy make every business decision critical, and the remedy for uncertainty is reliable information. What it really comes down to is managing your business by measuring your business—knowing what, why, and what next.

That’s why analytics and performance management are quickly becoming business priorities for today’s managers. But you don’t need to travel—or send your team traveling—to get the training you need.

TDWI Onsite Education provides the essential courses that will help you step into this new era of business analytics and performance management:

Bring TDWI’s world-class education directly to your own conference room and give your team the information management training that will impact your business immediately. Contact Yvonne Baho for more information or for a complimentary training consultation.

Yvonne M. Baho
Director, TDWI Onsite Education
978.582.7105
ybaho@tdwi.org

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SAP BO Business Intelligence Tools

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SAP BO Business Intelligence offers numerous tools for Data Integration, Data Quality, Reporting & Analysis.

Some of these tools are:
SAP BO Data Integration + Quality: SAP BO Data Services is a powerful data integration tool comes with data quality solution.

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Crystal Reports: for advanced, pixel-perfect static reporting, provides a wide variety of scheduling and delivery options and integrates easily with .NET and Java applications.

Desktop Intelligence: A client-server architecture Reporting and Analysis tool which enables offline reporting. In newer versions you may not find DeskI as this will be replaced with WebI Rich Client.

Web Intelligence: Powerful analysis tool which offers interactive reporting and analysis for information consumers. With Web Intelligence users can query the organization’s databases using everyday business vocabulary without having to understand the technical way the information is stored. WebI is accessed through the BusinessObjects portal InfoView via an internet browser which allows users to share documents with other users

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Voyager: Voyager is an application designed for business analysts which analyze data stored in OLAP data sources. It provides many sophisticated data analysis methods along with advanced charting features such as bubble, radar and scattered charts.

For more information browse the link

Crystal Xcelsius: It bridges the gap between data analysis and visual representations, it integrates with Microsoft’s Office products empowering users to create interactive reports with out any programming knowledge. It takes the data from excel spreadsheets and visualizes the data with interactive charts, graphs and what-if scenarios.

For more information browse the link

SAP BO Live Office: The SAP BusinessObjects Live Office application integrates with Microsoft Office, embedding up-to-the-minute corporate data in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word documents.

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SAP BO Explorer: The SAP BO Exploere App on an iPhone or iPad lets you easily view, analyze, interact with, modify and share the visualizations. With Explorer for iPhone, insight into your business is never more than a few flicks away. Through simple keyword search, navigation and visualization, Explorer allows you to ask and answer business questions that pop into your head regardless of where you are.

 

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References:

http://www.sap.com/

http://www.sap-businessobjects.info/

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sap-businessobjects-explorer/id336352543?mt=8#

 

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Best Practices for Gathering Requirements

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Here are a few upcoming events that might be of interest:
 
Top 25 Info Managers — Learn from experienced practitioners about today’s info management challenges.
Monday, Nov. 29 @ 3 ET
http://www.information-management.com/dmradio/-10019166-1.html
 
Data Quality as the Cornerstone for MDM & Data Governance
Veteran Analyst Robin Bloor will brief data quality vendor Informatica.
Tuesday, Nov. 30 @ 4 ET
https://bloorgroup.webex.com/bloorgroup/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=661174755
 
Back to Basics: Best Practices for Gaterhing Requirements
Four experts will discuss how to make sure that projects deliver the desired value.
Thursday, Dec. 2 @ 3 ET
http://www.information-management.com/dmradio/-10017562-1.html

 
Finally, the ‘011 DM Radio speaker submission deadline of Dec. 1 fast approaches. We already have well over 350 submissions for next year’s 176 speaking slots. No one pays or gets paid to speak on DM Radio. Sponsorships are sold separately through the sales staff. Here’s a link to the ed cal (in a zipped folder):
http://www.mobiusmedia.com/DMRadioEdCal2011.zip
 
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Thanks!!
 
Eric Kavanagh
DM Radio Host
512.281.4697 (office)
512.426.7725 (cell)
dmradio@sourcemedia.com
http://info-mgmt.com/dmradio

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The Cornerstone of Data Governance

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Organizations are increasingly realizing the power of clean data, and the dangers of dirty data. The question remains: How can you secure a strategic view of enterprise data quality? Register for this episode of The Briefing Room to learn from veteran IT analyst Robin Bloor, who will detail an end-to-end data quality strategy, how it can drive successful MDM initiatives, and why Data Governance must focus on people and process, not just tech.
 
Data Quality as the Cornerstone of Data Governance and MDM
The Briefing Room with Robin Bloor and Informatica
https://bloorgroup.webex.com/bloorgroup/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=661174755

 
Each episode of The Briefing Room includes:
a 5-minute topical intro by yours truly & the analyst
a 15-minute technical presentation by an innovative vendor
a 5-minute response by a renowned industry analyst
a 15-minute unscripted briefing with the analyst: back-and-forth
a 15-minute Q&A involving all attendees and Tweeters
a 5-minute wrap-up of key elucidations from the show
You can check out the archives for companies like Denodo Technologies and Talend here:
http://www.thevirtualcircle.com/briefingroom/the-briefing-room/
 
Dec. 1 Deadline for DM Radio Submissions
 
If you’ve already submitted ideas for our 2011 DM Radio Schedule, thanks!! If not, our deadline fast approaches. Please check out the ed cal (in zipped folder linked below; pop-up blocker may stop it the first time you click), and send us any suggestions you may have. We need speaker names and episodes. You’ll see we’re doing 44 shows next year, and are eager to hear as many voices as possible.
 
2011 DM Radio Editorial Calendar
http://www.mobiusmedia.com/DMRadioEdCal2011.zip
 
Thanks so much!

Eric Kavanagh
DM Radio Host
504.281.4697 (office)
512.426.7725 (cell)
http://info-mgmt.com/dmradio
http://twitter.com/mobiusmedia

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