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8 Steps to Successful Data Virtualization

Aug 25, 2017 10:01:00 AM   David Crolene

Topics: Blog, Data Virtualization, Data Governance, Master Data Management, Enterprise Data

By:  David Crolene, Vice President, Delivery

The verdict is in and Data Virtualization (DV) is here to stay.  This is driven by many factors such as the maturation of vendor technologies (e.g., heterogeneous join optimization, row level security, and high availability), increases in computing power, and a decrease in time end users are willing to wait for access to data. 

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Can Data Governance be Agile?

Jul 21, 2017 4:09:03 PM   Nancy Couture

Topics: Data Governance, Agile, Enterprise Data

Many organizations are now recognizing the need for data governance but are still struggling with the right way to structure it. A good approach: be agile!

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Tableau for the Enterprise?

Jun 9, 2017 11:21:42 AM   Datasource

Topics: Blog, Enterprise Data, Tableau

Steps for Using Tabeau

Tableau is a robust visualization tool capable of serving many roles in modern organizations. From data discovery to ad-hoc analysis to enterprise reporting, Tableau provides the functionality to give business users quick and useful access to their data. Report scheduling and Data Governance capabilities enhance this access and the quality of reporting. Many businesses now seek to utilize Tableau as an enterprise reporting tool, but they must take the necessary steps to be successful and ensure Tableau is the correct software choice for their needs.


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Enhancing Your Enterprise Reporting Arsenal with MDX

May 10, 2017 10:44:45 AM   Datasource

Topics: Blog, Enterprise Data

 

By: Matt Caton, Senior BI Analyst, Datasource Consulting, LLC and Steve Dine, President, Datasource Consulting, LLC

Introduction

In the trenches, we constantly look for techniques to provide more efficient and effective reporting and analysis. For those that utilize cubes, multidimensional databases, or dimensionally-modeled relational (DMR) models, multi-dimensional expressions (MDX) can be leveraged for both solving complex report requirements and providing deeper insights to report consumers. 


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