A modern data warehouse is designed to
support rapid data growth and interactive analytics over a variety of relational, non-relational, and
streaming data types leveraging a single, easy-to-use interface. It provides a common architectural
platform for leveraging new big data technologies to existing data warehouse methods, thereby enabling
organizations to derive deeper business insights.
Key elements of a modern data warehouse:
• Data ingestion: take advantage of relational, non-relational, and streaming data sources
• Federated querying: ability to run a query across heterogeneous sources of data
• Data consumption: support numerous types of analysis - ad-hoc exploration, predefined
reporting/dashboards, predictive and advanced analytics
With SAP® BusinessObjectsT Web Intelligence® software, companies can perform sophisticated ad hoc reporting and analysis. Powerful functionality and an intuitive user interface enable your people to turn data into insights, improve decision making and productivity, and share knowledge across the enterprise.
Since business-wide deployment of ad hoc reporting tools can be a resource-intensive process, this white paper offers five-step roadmap of evaluation steps to help fully assess the quality of the products under consideration.
Gartner predicts that by 2016, 40 percent of the global workforce will be mobile, and, by 2018, 70 percent of workers will be mobile. This white paper discusses how to choose a mobile ad hoc BI solution.
Getting ad hoc reporting tools into users’ hands can be a logistical challenge. This white paper offers five tips for easing that process and discusses how to effectively deploy ad hoc reporting for business users.
Encouraging self-service BI adoption is both a technical and a human resource effort. This white paper offers a 10-point checklist for improving this process, and includes these questions and more in this easy-to-read white paper.
When it comes to explaining information, this white paper outlines a few basic data visualization tips to improve the impact of visualizations, ensuring that the story in the data is expressed as effectively as possible.
Compliance is high on the IT agenda today, yet no one seems to have a clear picture of what it really involves. Inconsistent interpretation by different auditors, regulators and vendors means what worked in one year's audit could fail in the next. This whitepaper is designed to help Demystify Compliance as it relates to IT and give you some simple recipes for analyzing your own environment in the light of specific mandates.