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Delivering Data in an Operational Business Intelligence Environment Summary
An operational BI environment presents new and challenging success criteria for data delivery platforms. Entrinsik Informer Web Reporting addresses many of these critical design elements.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Data Acquisition and Delivery, Data Marts, Data Modeling and Design, Enterprise Information Integration (EII)
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05-20-2010
Customer Centricity, Master Data and the 360-Degree View Summary
When reviewing the popular literature on customer data integration and master data management, a frequently recurring business driver is the ability to establish a 360-degree view of the customer. This concept has turned into the holy grail of comprehensive customer intelligence. This paper provides questions that should be considered and reviewed during any project designed to deliver a 360-degree view. By using these questions for preliminary guidance, one may clearly articulate where the business can derive value, determine performance metrics and thresholds, and improve the chances of success. The paper then explores how information sharing and identity resolution combine to show the connection between MDM and enterprise customer centricity.

Topics: Information Quality (IQ), CRM, Data Quality, Data Warehousing, Master Data Management (MDM), Customer Data Integration
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05-06-2010
Data Quality and Cost Reduction Summary
This paper by David Loshin of Knowledge Integrity reviews aspects of cost reduction and examines some typical financial accounting expense categories. Selecting some specific examples and assessing their reliance on high-quality data, Loshin looks at how data quality services can be applied to reduce expenses, and examines the potential for applying data quality management as a way to manage and reduce organizational expenses.

Topics: Information Quality (IQ), Data Quality
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05-06-2010
De-Risking Data Migration: The Case for Data Quality Technology Summary
This white paper by Dylan Jones provides practical advice that will help the reader understand the pivotal role data quality technology must play in a data migration. Jones describes five distinct implementations of data quality technology in detail, each one providing clear evidence for the need to - and the benefits of - adopting the right data quality approach in data migration projects.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Data Quality, Information Quality (IQ), Data Migration, Data Management
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05-06-2010
Data Migration for Project Leaders Summary
The project leader can play a critical role in ensuring a successful data migration. This guidebook by Dylan Jones of Data Quality Pro examines exactly what responsibilities and activities project leaders should fulfill and supplies details for these responsibilities, including sections on essential activities such as planning, forecasting, risk management, team selection, communication and collaboration.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Information Management, Data Quality, Data Migration, Data Management
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05-06-2010
Lessons Learned: Survey of Financial Services Companies Uncovers Data Governance Trends Summary
DataFlux conducted a survey to understand data management trends in the financial services industry. This white paper is based on that survey and examines how this industry is approaching managing its data, the breadth and depth of data governance in this sector, what motivates data management strategies, and what kind of rules the industry thinks should be introduced in the future to promote success.

Topics: Data Governance, Information Management, Data Management
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05-06-2010
Finding an Upside in the Downturn with Data Quality Summary
The current macroeconomic malaise means organizations in almost every sector are finding it tough. Although companies are relying even more on IT systems to run their businesses in a leaner and meaner fashion, new IT investments are invariably impacted as well. CIOs are left scratching their heads on how to sustain and fund important information management projects such as master data management (MDM) and data quality. This paper from Ovum, a leading research firm in technology, telecommunications and other business sectors, describes why a rigorous data quality program is now a business imperative rather than a luxury.

Topics: Information Quality (IQ), Information Management, Data Quality, Master Data Management (MDM), Data Governance, Data Management
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05-06-2010
A Guide to the Value of Reliable Data in Insurance Summary
How critical is reliable data to the insurance industry? Insurance companies must attract the right customers, price correctly, write the right business, decline high-risk business, mitigate risk and reserve correctly. They must also maintain positive cash flow, manage outstanding claims and get the best re-insurance deals all the while minimizing operating expenses. If unreliable data is flowing through the organization, the impact on the core insurance operational and analytical processes can be catastrophic. This white paper from industry thought leader Mike Ferguson looks at the importance of reliable data to the insurance industry, focusing on the impact of poor data. He discusses how an enterprise data quality approach can help get you back control of your data.

Topics: Information Quality (IQ), Data Quality, Data Warehousing, Enterprise Information Management (EIM), Data Management
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05-06-2010
A Guide to the Value of Reliable Data in Retail Banking Summary
This paper by Mike Ferguson of Intelligent Business Strategies examines the impact of unreliable data on retail banks. Defining the requirements needed to guarantee data reliability in retail banking, it offers a practical approach to creating and governing that data, and shows how you can get started in making trusted data available in to help improve marketing, customer service, risk management, compliance and profitability.

Topics: Information Quality (IQ), Information Management, Data Quality, Data Governance, Data Management
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05-06-2010
A Guide to the Value of Reliable Data in Manufacturing Summary
The impact of unreliable data on manufacturing can be so negative that the return from investing in the people, processes and technologies needed to establish enterprise data governance will more than outweigh the cost of implementing such a program. This white paper by Mike Ferguson from Intelligent Business Strategies explores how reliable, trusted data can contribute significantly towards reducing unnecessary operational costs, avoiding customer dissatisfaction and cash flow problems for manufacturing companies.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Information Management, Data Quality, Data Governance, Information Quality (IQ), Data Management
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05-06-2010
Automating Data Flows to Your Business Intelligence System Summary
Learn how to improve data quality through automation of the ETL process and integration with data sources, with robust error recovery and auditability. Ensure that data is accessed in the proper order, and processing is completed within the operating window.

Topics: Data Integration, Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing
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04-21-2010
Demand and Sales Funnel Analytics Summary
Designed for marketing operations managers and executive, this PDF contains 4 Sirius Decisions research briefs focused on the emergence of marketing operations and its increasing adoption of demand and sales funnel analytics to drive best-in-class performance and deliver competitive differentiators.

Topics: Analytics, Performance Management, Sales & Marketing Analytics
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03-12-2010
Metrics-Based Sales Productivity Delivering Dividends for Forward-Thinking Sales Organizations Summary
Designed for the sales executive, this PDF includes 4 Sirius Decisions research briefs focused on the advent of metrics-based sales productivity. New approaches are being embraced and delivering dividends to forward-thinking sales organizations.

Topics: Performance Management, Sales performance management
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03-12-2010
Archiving and SAP Environments: For Business, IT and Regulatory Requirements Summary
This white paper explores the benefits of utilizing a comprehensive archiving solution to extend the capabilities of your SAP applications and environments to improve system performance, function as a long-term repository for regulatory compliance and help achieve overall enterprise integration.

Topics: Data Integration, Data Migration, SAP
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03-11-2010
ASG-Total Content Integrator (TCI) and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) Summary
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 provides easily adopted and easily used collaboration and document management functionality. However, MOSS may not address the broader set of ECM functions required for the enterprise. Learn how to enhance, optimize and extend the reach of MOSS in your organization.

Topics: Data Integration, Content Management, Data Management
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03-10-2010

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