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A TDWI Forum

Cool BI: Leading-Edge Solutions for Business Intelligence

Gain a Competitive Advantage for Your Enterprise

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Business intelligence unites data, technology, analytics, and human knowledge to optimize business decisions and drive enterprise success. With organizations seeking to democratize data access and sharpen every decision with information insights, BI has never been more important. At the new BI Forum, our goal is to help you apply the latest BI technology and practices to address your organization’s biggest challenges and highest-priority objectives.

TDWI has put together a selection of leading-edge case studies, expert sessions, and thought-leadership panel discussions focused on helping you gain a competitive advantage. Come and learn about exciting advances in dashboards, visualization, analytics, cloud alternatives, mobile BI, social BI, real-time BI, geospatial data analysis, and more.

Chicago Forum Features

  • Leadership sessions for validating your BI direction
  • Real-world experiences to inform your BI technology strategy
  • Enterprise data strategy perspectives for achieving broader BI success
  • In-depth focus on leading-edge BI technologies and best practices
  • Tips and takeaways for increasing speed-to-value with BI
  • Exclusive networking reception and meals where you can talk with peers in a relaxed setting
  • Best practices to help you overcome challenges in gaining support for advanced BI initiatives

TDWI World Conference

Chicago, IL // May 6–11, 2012

Co-located with with A TDWI Forum: Cool BI: Leading-Edge Solutions for Business Intelligence

Validating Your BI/DW Direction
  • Six days of courses covering a wide range of BI/DW topics including BI essentials, business analytics, data analysis and design, data asset management, and leadership and management
  • Keynote presentations from Shawn Rogers (vice president, research for BI and DW, Enterprise Management Associates) and Michael Gonzalez (independent consultant)
  • An exhibit hall full of tools and solutions for your BI/DW needs
  • BI/DW certification prep courses and exams

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Forum Co-Chairs

  • Cindi HowsonCindi Howson
    Founder, BI Scorecard

  • David StodderDavid Stodder
    Director of Research for BI, TDWI