[Samba] Special Report from DM Direct: May 31, 2005

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Special Report                             May 31, 2005
Special Report is an extension of DMReview magazine online.

Industry Standards Can Help Pave the Road to Compliance
by Brian Sennett

Service-oriented architectures can aid in compliance.

The Ugly Truth about Data Quality
by Larry Burns

Just because an application functions perfectly well even when the data behind it is bad, attempting to reuse that data for another purpose is when we discover how inaccurate, outdated or irrelevant it is, and by then it is usually too late.

Ventana Research: Operational BI Application Deployment Practices
by Eric Rogge

Cost and time reduction tactics can inadvertently conflict with strategic goals.

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Enterprise Architecture: The Holistic View
by JP Morgenthal


Business Intelligence: What You Need to Know about the EU Data Privacy Directive
by Jonathan Wu


Volume Analytics: Analyze Your Interest Pipeline
by Guy Creese


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Information Visualization: The New Frontier of Business Intelligence
Date:  On Demand
Information visualization skills and tools can effectively mine the value of your data assets to a degree that finally achieves a BI return on investment that doesn't require creative accounting. In this Web seminar, DM Review columnist Stephen Few will introduce you to the emerging domain of information visualization and then two innovative software vendors, Advizor Solutions and Tableau Software, will demonstrate its potential through live demonstrations of their products.
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IDC Business Intelligence and Business Process Forum
Date:  June 7, 2005
Place: Cambridge, MA
This forum is focused on linking business intelligence and operational processes to identify levers that drive business and deliver strategic value. It is designed to provide insight into how IT and business professionals have collaborated to deliver BI solutions by supporting business processes in a functional area or across functional areas.
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Text Mining Summit 2005
Date:  June 7, 2005
Place: Boston
<a href="http://www.dmreview.com/eletters/clickReg.cfm?URLID=4402">Register for Text Mining Summit 2005 today and save 20%</a>. This is a mind share event for tech-savvy users and leading developers. Text Mining has revolutionized key business processes such as BI and Search, allowing users to mine the 85 percent of business-critical information which is locked in text. Claim your discount with your priority code: DMu333.
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Is Your Data Modeling Strategy on Target?
Date:  June 9, 2005
Time:  12:30 p.m. ET
In today's world of changing priorities, reduced resources and disparate IT systems, aligning your data management strategy with the overall strategy of the organization is key! Please join Graeme Simsion, data management expert and author of <i>Data Modeling Essentials</i> (Morgan Kaufmann), and David Dichmann, Sybase PowerDesigner Product Manager, as they present key elements you need to make sure your organization is staying ahead of this never-ending curve.
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Greater Scale and Speed of Integration: Change Data Capture
Date:  June 14, 2005
Time:  2 p.m. ET
The pace of business is increasing so your ability to make operational decisions should increase too. Data volumes continue to grow while your integration windows get shorter. You need access to today's data in order to stay competitive. Find out how to solve these business data problems. Join industry thought leaders from DataMirror and Forrester for an interactive Web seminar about Change Data Capture technology for effective data integration.
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Applebee's Evolution of Metrics
Date:  June 23, 2005
Time:  11 a.m. ET
<i>Choosing the right metrics for the right business decisions</i>
Join DM Review and Teradata for this free Web seminar with experts from Applebee's International and learn how to identify the metrics you "should" be using to measure your business. You'll hear real-world results on the challenges of maximizing the value of metrics to grow your business and improve customer satisfaction.
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Data Mining: Levels I, II & III
Date:  June 20-24, 2005
Place: Washington, DC
If you are data-rich, yet information-poor, attend this vendor-neutral course series and learn how to leverage valuable predictive insights hidden within your data. Level I presents best practices, strategy and applications. Level II illustrates data mining methods, tools and techniques. Level III is a hands-on application workshop. Choose the orientation that's right for you, or attend the full progression.
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Business Intelligence for Sustainable Compliance and Risk Management
Date:  June 21, 2005 - Dallas
June 23, 2005 - Boston
June 28 - London
This one-half day executive roundtable discussion is sponsored by DM Review, Oracle and HP and features industry analysts: Henry Morris and Kathleen Wilhide of IDC, Frank Buytendijk of Gartner and Nimitt Desai of BearingPoint. You will hear a variety of perspectives on sustainable compliance management, robust business continuity and rapid access to critical data. Get actionable ideas that support your organization's compliance and risk management initiatives. For more information and to register, call (888) 203-9868 or visit www.dmreview.com/risk
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Brainstorm's Business Process Management Conference
Date:  June 28-29, 2005
Place: San Francisco
Co-chaired by Janelle Hill of META Group and Brett Champlin of the Association for Business Process Management Professionals (ABPMP), this conference will provide guidance and insight to business and IT leaders looking to apply process thinking to critical business processes for organizational effectiveness. DM Review has secured as limited number of complimentary 1-day guest passes ($795 value). For details or to register, visit the site and enter Priority code: DMRSFN.
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