Best of TDWI, Volume 13
The Year of DIY in BI
My TDWI Flashpoint article, “Kanban for Newly Agile Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Teams,” was selected for The Data Warehouse Institute’s annual Best of TDWI, Volume 13, which published in mid-February. The Best of TDWI annual digital magazine features the most influential TDWI articles, research summaries, and newsletters from the previous year, as well as TDWI industry expert forecasts for the future of all things data. I am honored; this is my second year in a row to have one of my articles selected for this publication.
From TDWI: Looking Back to Look Forward
As surely as groundhogs predict the weather, February means it’s time for another issue of Best of TDWI: Top Stories and What’s Ahead, our annual compilation of some of TDWI’s best-received and most relevant articles, research, and information about all things data.
The past year saw BI take a step out of IT’s shadow and into the hands of business users with the progress of self-service data prep and engineering. That progress didn’t come without concerns, though, as conversations about good data governance and security in the age of IoT became more prominent.
Kanban for Newly Agile Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Teams
By Lynn Winterboer
Agile Analytics Educator and Coach
Data teams brand-new to agile typically start by implementing the most popular agile framework, Scrum, hoping to achieve the success they’ve seen from their software brethren. The data warehouse and business intelligence (DW/BI) teams that are most successful with Scrum already have a robust infrastructure. They also have the technical discipline that enables push-button builds, continuous integration, automated testing, and production-quality testing. Continue Reading
Click here to read the Best of TDWI article from 2014, Why Build Architecturally Complete BI User Stories?
The original publication, reprinted with permission from 1105 Media, is located here: TDWI’s Best of TDWI Volume 13