Webinar: How to simplify self-service reporting

EducationSummary: In many organizations, end user reporting runs through a single department or individual. They must build and customize the reports for end users—many of which want their reports customized in different ways. The problem: These customizations waste time. The report author often gets bogged down with countless change requests from end users—which delays the reporting process and hurts efficiency across the entire organization. If your business struggles with this issue, this webinar will show you how to simplify the self-service reporting process.
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5 hurdles to Hadoop adoption (and how to fix them)

EducationSummary: Hadoop has emerged as somewhat of a “poster child” for the Big Data movement. Its ability to store and process massive amounts of data on commodity hardware has caught the eye of many businesses. But, while Hadoop holds massive potential for your business, it’s not without challenges. If you plan on adopting Hadoop in the near future, here are some hurdles you must address.

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On-Demand Webinar: Run Your Legacy OLTP Applications on Hadoop

EducationSummary: Hadoop is one of the fastest growing technologies in the enterprise IT space. It helps businesses store and process massive amounts of data without purchasing expensive hardware. But, many organizations lack the skills necessary to leverage the power of Hadoop. Watch this on-demand webinar to understand how new technologies can help you move past this hurdle and build applications over Hadoop data—using the skills you already have in-house
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Self-Service Business Intelligence 101: Understanding the Basics

EducationSummary: As data volumes explode, more and more businesses are realizing that traditional BI practices are less effective. We’re seeing a shift in Business Intelligence–away from an IT-driven process towards a self-service approach. But, while the need for self-service BI is growing, it’s still surrounded by a fair amount of confusion. The concept of “self-service BI” means widely different things to different people. In this article, we explain the basics of self-service, and the pros/cons it delivers to businesses.
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