Data Warehousing

Should I Use a Data Lake or Data Warehouse for My Business?

Data warehouses and data lakes both store massive amounts of data. However, there are several key differences. Understanding what they are, as well as the pros and cons of each, will help you make the right decision for your business.

31 May 2019

SQL Database Upgrades and Migration

Know Your Next Available Options for SQL Database Upgrades & Migration

SQL Server is a RDBMS system that runs several businesses globally and has become an enterprise contender with advanced integration and cloud capabilities.

23 May 2019

Fact Analysis from Different Data Sets in Looker

Fact Analysis from Different Data Sets in Looker is Easy Now

Often in BI reporting, business needs require you to analyze facts from two different tables in the same visualization.

23 May 2019

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Migrating from Legacy Reporting to Looker

Migrating from a legacy reporting system to Looker has numerous advantages, with moving to the cloud, empowering your users with more agile access to their data, as well as granting a greater flexibility in how you deliver insights to your team.

15 May 2019

Snlowflake

Reduce your DBA's Workload with Snowflake

Today’s DBA typically manages ten, hundreds or even thousands of databases -- RDBMS, NoSQL DBMS, and/or Hadoop clusters -- often from multiple vendors, both on-premises and in the cloud.

10 May 2019

Predictive Analytics

Why Associations are Turning to Predictive Data Analytics

According to Forbes, the world produces more than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data a day. Hidden among this vast information pile is story-driven data that can help associations get better at what they do. Specifically, associations can use this data to make sense of what their members are like.

31 Aug 2018

Master Database

The Key to Building a Successful Association Membership Master Database

The secret to success for any association, or group of people who have come together for a common purpose is understanding the drives and motivations of the people involved.

31 Aug 2018

GDPR

Associations that Neglect GDPR Compliance Risk Playing with Fire

When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was officially implemented in May 2018, many organizations and associations were not fully prepared for the fundamental changes in the management of personal consumer information it heralded.

31 Aug 2018

Data governance

Data Governance: The Inexorable Present and Future for Higher Education Providers

Data is one of the key assets of an educational institution. Sitting on a mountain of student data, everyone at the institution is already aware of this fact.

14 Aug 2018

IPEDS Requirements

Fulfilling IPEDS Requirements: How can Higher Education Providers Streamline Compliance Reporting

The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) is one of the most important tools for the U.S. Department of Education to collect data about the state of domestic higher education.

14 Aug 2018