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Re-think Data Integration: Delivering Agile BI Systems with Data Virtualization
Today’s business intelligence (BI) systems have to change, because they’re confronted with new technological developments and new business requirements, such as

bi data  Data Integration: Delivering Agile BI Systems with Data Virtualization Today’s business intelligence (BI) systems have to change, because they’re confronted with new technological developments and new business requirements, such as productivity improvement and systems as well as data in the cloud. This white paper describes a lean form of on-demand data integration technology called data virtualization, and shows you how deploying data virtualization results in BI systems with simpler and more agile

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Making Big Data Actionable: How Data Visualization and Other Tools Change the Game


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Optimizing Gross Margin over Continously Cleansed Data


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Data Masking: Strengthening Data Privacy and Security


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