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BI Trends & Practices
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5/9/2014  
Watch "BI: Emerging Trends and Practices" and explore new mechanisms and methods for engaging with business constituents and delivering BI and analytics. Learn about self-service BI, advanced visualization, collaborative BI and mobile BI.
New Takes on Old Standbys
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3/26/2014  
View this short video and learn some old standbys and some new approaches to these BI staples. Discover which of these you are doing well and which can benefit from a new approach to jumpstart and energize your BI and analytics program.
Business Intelligence and Analytics Defined
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3/18/2014  
Business intelligence (BI) is an umbrella term referring to capabilities used to transform data and information into knowledge. Successfully delivering BI and analytics can be complicated. The BI and analytics environment is an ecosystem, not a single application. Different problems require a different mix of capabilities that may be deployed in different ways. View this short presentation to lay the foundation and test your understanding of foundational BI and analytic concepts.
Data Stewardship In Action
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2/12/2014  
Data stewards are the referees of the data world. They have to know how the game is played, understand the data itself, and get very different types of people to work together. View this short presentation and discover some of the important characteristics of being a good data steward.
Data Stewardship Lessons Learned
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2/12/2014  
View this short presentation to learn some of the barriers to data stewardships success, such as culture reluctant to assign ownership, lack of organizational authority, and poor understanding of data management.
Data Stewardship Decision Points
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2/12/2014  
View this short presentation and learn some of the decision points that can help you make the right decisions before moving forward with a data stewardship plan.
What Data Stewardship Looks Like
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2/12/2014  
Over time, data governance programs were developed, work flows were designed, and data stewardships were introduced as a function in the organization; and it was found that data stewardships were not the same for any two companies.
What Is Data Stewardship, Anyway?
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2/12/2014  
View this short presentation and discover what data stewardship does and what it accomplishes
The Big Data Archipelago: 10 Best Practices and Trends
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1/2/2014  
Just in from SAS Best Practice’s Interactive News Network newsroom: A special report on “The Big Data Archipelago: 10 Best Practices and Trends” brought to you by America’s two favorite newscasters, Dave and Bree. Joining them live from the field is Tamara Dull, field reporter and domain expert.
Techies First Glance - What is Master Data
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12/2/2013  
It is always difficult to determine what data should be mastered in the Master Data Management (MDM) Hub, and it does vary by organization primarily based on the business problem that MDM is intended to solve. View this short presentation to learn more.
Techies First Glance - Why MDM
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12/2/2013  
While many would argue that there is no better time than now to start a Master Data Management (MDM) initiative, that is not always true. View this short presentation to learn more.
Techies First Glance - Features and Functions
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12/2/2013  
Master Data Management (MDM) features should vary according to your specific business requirements. View this short presentation to learn more.
Techies First Glance - MDM Fundamentals
Best Practices and Training  
12/2/2013  
Master Data Management (MDM) helps solve a wide range of business problems across industries. View this short presentation to learn more.
Data Visualization Design
Best Practices and Training  
11/12/2013  
Visualization design is a creative process, and employing a little imagination can help reinvent how we see information. With the aid of best practices from experts, you can deliver your message in the most clear and effective manner.
Big Data Visualization
Best Practices and Training  
11/12/2013  
Data matters to all businesses, and data visualizations benefit all sizes of business. But as the data types, sources and volume of data increase, businesses increasingly need to rely on analytics tools to drive the creation of data visualizations.
Data Visualization Techniques
Best Practices and Training  
11/12/2013  
To maximize the benefits of data visualization, we need to take into account the audience (who will be viewing the data visuals), purpose (what business questions do we need to answer) and use (what type of visuals will best tell our story).
Data Visualization Fundamentals
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11/12/2013  
View this short presentation to learn what data visualization is, how it has evolved, and how data visualization can help your business now more than ever before.
Data Governance Best-Practices
Best Practices and Training  
9/12/2013  
Successful data governance requires bringing together policy-making and oversight of corporate information with tactical execution of those policies. Putting established best-practices in place can assure your organization makes the most of its data governance initiative.
Components of Data Governance
Best Practices and Training  
9/12/2013  
Data governance in and of itself is meaningless. Rather, data governance must be part of the ecosystem your organization builds around its data.
Drivers for Data Governance
Best Practices and Training  
9/12/2013  
Whether your organization needs to improve data quality or has a new enterprise initiative to launch, data governance can play a critical role. Your job is to make sure executives understand why.
Data Governance Defined
Best Practices and Training  
9/12/2013  
Your organization's data governance program will only be as solid as its understanding of what the term means. But with varying industry definitions, confusion is rampant.




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