data warehousing

self-service data preparation

Safeguarding Against the Risks of Self-Service Data Preparation

Let me be the first to acknowledge that agility is important. BI product’s should be predicated on the idea that end users should have direct control over their own data. I believe that it’s better for business professionals to answer their own analytical questions than to inundate IT staff with…

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5 Advantages of an ETL Tool: Taming Your Data

It’s nearly impossible to talk about the benefits of ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) data processing without first considering the alternatives. So let’s set the stage: you’re a SaaS provider, and you’ve got data in different formats coming in from a variety of sources—SQL Server, MySQL, PostGres—and business users who need…

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