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Enterprise BI - Control vs Responsiveness
The customer facing components of the Enterprise DW/BI service is the BI architecture itself. As the BI tools vastly...
Posted by Mike Lampa

Operational BI - Is it right for you?
When I was first exposed to the new wave of Real-Time Operational BI solutions coming online, my initial reaction was, "Oh...
Posted by Mike Lampa

Radical BI, Baby!
I was a judge on three of this year's TDWI 2007 Best Practices...
Posted by Jill Dyche

Best of Breed or End to End?
It seems that the best practice for selecting a solution is starting at a new point of origin. It used to be that when you...
Posted by Shawn Rogers

A Measure of Success...
I find it interesting that at this week's inaugural launch of TDWI's BI Best Practices web site, there are numerous articles...
Posted by Cindi Howson

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Dashboard Yea or Dashboard Nay?
The dashboards of today differ fundamentally from the relatively static dashboards of yore. According to some proponents, in...

How Business Sponsors Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Dashboard
More than many other business intelligence (BI) and performance management (PM) projects, dashboards are frequently...

The ROI of Data Quality
Enterprise-class data quality solutions incorporate a scalable, repeatable process for data quality management.



Shawn Rogers of the Business Intelligence Network and Richard Zbylut of The Data Warehousing Institute discuss the evolution of the BI-Best Practices site, how users can interact, and the recently announced Best Practices awards.
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The Business Intelligence Network The Data Warehousing Institute is an online community that is developed and maintained by the Business Intelligence Network ( and The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI). This is a comprehensive, centralized resource for professionals in the business intelligence and data warehousing industry. The Business Intelligence Network and TDWI have taken the lead to generate and distribute content within a vendor-neutral environment to promote the advancement and success of the BI/DW industry.

By combining the expertise of industry thought leaders, and the collective experience of the BI/DW community , delivers up-to-date information and practical tools that improve industry, enterprise and individual performance.

The Business Intelligence Network provides horizontal technology coverage from the most respected thought leaders in business intelligence, business performance management, data warehousing, information quality and data integration, serving these communities with unparalleled industry coverage and resources through a network of websites.

The Data Warehousing Institute is a premier provider of business intelligence and data warehousing education, training, certification, news and research for executives and IT professionals worldwide. Each year, TDWI also identifies and awards companies that have demonstrated best practices within the BI/DW industry.