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Information Builders

May 17, 2012 09:58 ET

Information Builders Opens Enrollment for Spring Information Academy

Leading Business Intelligence Analysts to Host Series of Best Practice Webcasts Throughout May and June

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 17, 2012) - Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI), information integrity, and integration solutions, has announced open enrollment for its upcoming Information Academy, a series of analyst webcasts that will examine effective strategies for BI, data quality, and integration to support innovation and drive business growth. The six webcasts are hosted by TDWI (The Data Warehousing Institute) and sponsored by Information Builders.

In addition to providing best practices, Information Builders' Information Academy webcasts will address how big data, mobile, self-service analytics, and social media trends impact information strategies -- and will share effective approaches for capitalizing on these trends to create competitive advantage. The six webcasts are as follows:

Faster, Must Go Faster: The Need for Operational BI
Presented by Claudia Imhoff, Intelligent Solutions, Inc. - May 23
Claudia Imhoff, a noted BI expert, will outline how organizations can move beyond traditional business intelligence by integrating operational BI capabilities to improve business decision-making and business processes.

Real-Time Monitoring of Events for Business Insight
Presented by David Loshin, Knowledge Integrity - May 31
Author, speaker, and industry expert David Loshin will share his expertise on ways to address the rise big data, monitor relevant events and patterns, and process the resulting data for deeper business insights.

Myths and Mandates for Self-Service BI
Presented by Cindi Howson, BI Scorecard - June 13
In this session, Cindi Howson will discuss best practices and common approaches to self-service BI, and explore why deployments either fail or succeed.

How Data Governance Fosters the Evolution of Data Quality and MDM
Presented by Philip Russom, TDWI - June 20
Data governance is a critical factor to the success of master data management (MDM) and data quality initiatives. Philip will outline best practices and strategies for collaborating across the three areas to ensure streamlined technical implementations.

Establishing a Data Quality Strategy
Presented by Jonathan Geiger, Intelligent Solutions - June 27
Honing in on data quality, Jonathan Geiger will address the challenges and implications of data governance and offer advice for organizations looking to develop data quality strategies to support their BI environments.

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Information Builders helps organizations transform data into business value. Our software solutions for business intelligence and analytics, integration, and data integrity empower people to make smarter decisions, strengthen customer relationships, and drive growth. Our dedication to customer success is unmatched in the industry. That's why tens of thousands of leading organizations rely on Information Builders to be their trusted partner. Founded in 1975, Information Builders is headquartered in New York, NY, with offices around the world, and remains one of the largest independent, privately held companies in the industry. Visit us at, follow us on Twitter at @infobldrs, like us on Facebook and visit our LinkedIn page.

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