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Published on: August 01, 2012
Type of content: EGUIDE
Length: 13 pages
Data analysts and scientists are digging through data sandboxes as you read this.
What's a data sandbox?
Organizations everywhere are carving out small slices of their data warehouses and analytical databases where scientists and analysts can manipulate and analyze data sets to gain new insights. Their intent is to separate experimentation from the production database environment.
Why do this, though?
Read the lead article in this edition of BI Trends and Strategies to learn about the many benefits of using data sandboxes and the challenges many companies should consider before setting them up.
Also in this expert e-zine, learn about the continued reliance on manually coded data integration scripts and why many IT managers are sticking with inefficient SQL coding processes rather than capitalizing on automated tools, and gain insight from BeyeNETWORK expert Lee Feinberg on how to deal with organizational resistance to data visualization technology.
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