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Enterprise Management Associates: Data Automation in Action
By John Santaferraro
Based on EMA research, “Modernization and the Operation of Hybrid Data Ecosystems” this whitepaper identifies thought leadership trends and best practices for the move to data automation.
Eckerson Group Deep Dive: Data Warehouse Automation
By Stephen Swoyer
This paper describes the state of art in data warehouse automation (DWA) and reviews Discovery Hub’s DWA capabilities.
Data Discovery—Right on Time
How Automation Underpins Data Discovery
By Barry Devlin
This paper proposes three occasions during the roll-out of BI when it is appropriate to adopt a Discovery Hub.
Data Preparation – Refining Raw Data into Value
By BARC, Robert Tischler and Timm Grosser
This study clearly demonstrates the benefits, timeliness and relevance of data preparation for analytics. It shows how and by whom data preparation is being driven and how the balancing act between governance and flexibility can be achieved by specifying the requirements for data preparation governance. In this BARC study, we also show how data preparation is used today, which challenges need to be overcome, and in which organizational framework this takes place.
TimeXtender Extends Beyond Data Warehouse Automation with Discovery Hub®
By Matt Aslett
Best known as a data warehouse automation provider, TimeXtender has expanded its role with Discovery Hub, providing data governance as an enabler for self-service analytics.
Enabling Self-Service BI Success: Discovery Hub® by TimeXtender Bridges the Gap Between Business and IT
By Enterprise Management Associates (EMA)
One key component of a data-driven organization is the implementation of self-service analytics environments that enable business analysts and decision makers to explore and analyze data much faster. TimeXtender automation enables self-service analytics delivery.
A Reference Architecture for Self-Service Analytics
By Wayne Eckerson with Barry Devlin
The reports features a number of great quotes about the challenges between business and IT and about why self-service analytics is not enough.
“… self-service analytics is not easy to achieve. Many companies that have deployed self-service analytics have become inundated by a tsunami of conflicting reports, spreadmarts, renegade reporting systems, and other data silos.”
“In the resulting data chaos, executives can’t get straight answers to simple questions such as “How many customer do we have?”
Governed Data Discovery
By Wayne Eckerson
“A governed data discovery tool balances freedom and control.”
Data Discovery Automation
By Dr. Barry Devlin, 9sight Consulting
“What is needed is not a version of the truth, but a single source of truth.”
Data Warehouse Automation Tools
By Wayne Eckerson
“Data Warehouse Automation: the secret weapon in a market of hand-coded data warehouse solutions.”
The Modern Data Warehouse: Agile, Automated, Adaptive
By TimeXtender, IBM, Cloudera, WhereScape
“This research report is intended to help the reader better understand the concepts of data warehouse automation and show how improved data warehouse performance that increases organizational agility can add value to the organization.”
Data Warehouse Automation: Accelerating Business Results
“Businesses employing DWA can make decisions rapidly and easily
add and modify new data sources, allowing them to stay ahead of
the ever-changing market.”