Colin White of BI Research authors articles and reports containing technical and product information in key areas of data management and integration, big data and big analytics, business intelligence, and business collaboration.

Collaborative BI Sets Stage for Collective User Action
by Claudia Imhoff and Colin White
BI Trends and Strategies Newsletter, July 2012

BI Self-Service at Scale
by Colin White
Inside Analysis, June 2012

Split Personalities Put Data Scientists in Play
by Claudia Imhoff and Colin White
BI Trends and Strategies Newsletter, May 2012

Big Data is Bigger than NoSQL
by Colin White
The Database Revolution, May 2012

MapReduce and the Data Scientist
by Colin White
White paper sponsored by Teradata Aster, January 2012

Reducing Data Latency with Data Virtualization and Data Propagation
by Colin White
Inside Analysis, November 2011

Self-Service Business Intelligence: Empowering Users to Generate Insights
by Claudia Imhoff and Colin White
The Data Warehousing Institute, 3Q 2011

What is Big Data and Why Do We Need It?
by Colin White
Inside Analysis, August 2011
 

Using Big Data for Smarter Decision Making
by Colin White
White paper sponsored by IBM, July 2011 

Analytic Platforms: Beyond the Traditional Data Warehouse
by Merv Adrian and Colin White

Business Intelligence Network October 2010 

Ten Mistakes to Avoid When Using Data Federation Technology
by Claudia Imhoff and Colin White
The Data Warehousing Institute, 4Q 2010

Extend Your Reach: A Decision Framework is Crucial to Your Reach
by Colin White
Teradata Magazine, 3Q 2010

Advanced Analytics and Business Intelligence: Term Abuse
by Claudia Imhoff and Colin White
Business Intelligence Network, May 2010

Extending the Scope and Reach of Business Intelligence, Part 3
by Claudia Imhoff and Colin White
Business Intelligence Network, April 2010

Extending the Scope and Reach of Business Intelligence, Part 2
by Claudia Imhoff and Colin White
Business Intelligence Network, March 2010

Extending the Scope and Reach of Business Intelligence, Part 1
by Claudia Imhoff and Colin White
Business Intelligence Network, February 2010

Come and Get IT! Making Business Intelligence More Consumable, Part 4
by Claudia Imhoff and Colin White
Business Intelligence Network, January 2010

Come and Get IT! Making Business Intelligence More Consumable, Part 3
by Claudia Imhoff and Colin White
Business Intelligence Network, December 2009

Using Collaboration to Extend the Reach of BI
Lyzasoft White Paper, December 2009

Come and Get IT! Making Business Intelligence More Consumable, Part 2
by Claudia Imhoff and Colin White
Business Intelligence Network, November 2009

Ten Mistakes to Avoid When Designing and Developing Operational BI Applications
by Claudia Imhoff and Colin White
TDWI, Q3 2009

Come and Get IT! Making Business Intelligence More Consumable, Part 1
by Claudia Imhoff and Colin White
Business Intelligence Network, October 2009

The Extremes of Web Analytics: From Google to BAM and Business Intelligence
Business Intelligence Network, September 2009

Operational Business Intelligence: State of the Art
by Judy Davis, Claudia Imhoff and Colin White
Business Intelligence Network Research Report, August 2009

Database technology for the Web: Part 3 - Hadoop
Business Intelligence Network, August 2009

Database technology for the Web: Part 2 - Event Analytics
Business Intelligence Network, July 2009

Database technology for the Web: Part 1 - The MapReduce Debate
Business Intelligence Network, June 2009

Pay as You Go: SaaS Business Intelligence and Data Management
by Claudia Imhoff and Colin White
Business Intelligence Network, May 2009

Closed-Loop Business Intelligence: Reality or Simply Another Buzzword?
Business Intelligence Network, April 2009

Can Enterprise Data Warehousing and Master Data Management Projects Survive the Recession?
Business Intelligence Network, March 2009

Operational BI Generates Faster and Smarter Decisions
Teradata Magazine, Q1 2009

Analyzing and Governing Web Content
Business Intelligence Network, February 2009

An Evolutionary Approach to Master Data Management
by Claudia Imhoff and Colin White
Business Intelligence Network Research Report, January 2009

Business Intelligence Data Analysis and Visualization: What’s in a Name? Part 2
Business Intelligence Network, January 2009

Business Intelligence Data Analysis and Visualization: What’s in a Name? Part 1
Business Intelligence Network, December 2008

Are Relational Database Systems Keeping Up with the Information Processing Needs of Companies?
Business Intelligence Network, November 2008

Information Discovery: Finding What You Don't Know
Composite Software White Paper, October 2008

Knowledge and Information Workers: Who Are They?
Business Intelligence Network, October 2008

Using Enterprise 2.0 for Business Intelligence, Part 6
Rich Internet Applications and a Web-Oriented Architecture
Business Intelligence Network, September 2009

Full Circle: Decision Intelligence (DSS 2.0)
Business Intelligence Network, August 2008

Business Intelligence in the Cloud: Sorting Out the Terminology
Business Intelligence Network, July 2008

Using Enterprise 2.0 for Business Intelligence. Part 5
Information Syndication and Delivery
Business Intelligence Network, June 2008

Using Embedded Business Intelligence and Analytics for Near-Real-Time Decisions and Actions
Judy Davis and Colin White
Business Intelligence Network Research Report, June 2008

Using Enterprise 2.0 for Business Intelligence. Part 4
Business Content Integration
Business Intelligence Network, May 2008

Is Data Warehousing Essential to Business Intelligence?
Business Intelligence Network, April 2008

The Importance of a Single Platform for Data Integration and Quality Management
BusinessObjects White paper, March 2008

Using Enterprise 2.0 for Business Intelligence. Part 3
Business Content Exploration and Analysis
Business Intelligence Network, March 2008

Revisiting What is a Data Warehouse?
Business Intelligence Network, February 2008

Using Enterprise 2.0 for Business Intelligence. Part 2
Information Collaboration and Collective Intelligence
Business Intelligence Network, January 2008

Using Enterprise 2.0 for Business Intelligence. Part 1
Business Intelligence Network, December 2007

Operational Analytics: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Business Intelligence Network, November 2007

After SAP's Acquisition of Business Objects, Where Next for Business Intelligence?
Business Intelligence Network, October 2007

Who Needs Real-Time Business Intelligence?
Teradata Magazine, September 2007

The Need for Easier and Lower Cost Business Intelligence
Business Intelligence Network, September 2007

Business Intelligence Trends from the Pacific Northwest BI Summit
Business Intelligence Network, August 2007

What is an Appliance?
Richard Hackathorn and Colin White
Business Intelligence Network, August 2007

Data Warehouse Appliances: Evolution or Revolution?
Richard Hackathorn and Colin White
Business Intelligence Network Research Report, August 2007

The Impact of Web 2.0
DM Review, August 2007

Who Needs Real-Time Business Intelligence?
Teradata Magazine, Volume 7, Number 3, August 2007

Do Portals Have a Future?
Business Intelligence Network, July 2007

A Phased Approach to Enterprise Master Data Management
Business Intelligence Network, June 2007

The Role of Embedded Business Intelligence in BI Processing
Business Intelligence Network, May 2007

Using Unstructured Business Content in Business Intelligence
Business Intelligence Network, April 2007

What is Mixed Workload?
Business Intelligence Network, March 2007

Web 2.0, BPM 2.0, BI 2.0: How Many 2.0’s Do We Need?
Business Intelligence Network, February 2007

The Impact of Web 2.0 on Business Portals Business Intelligence Network, January 2007

Understanding Performance and Collaborative Workspaces
Business Intelligence Network, December 2006

A Process Centric Approach to Business Intelligence
DM Review, December 2006

Strategically Approach Your Data
Elizabeth Lipp Interviews Colin White
Teradata Magazine, December 2006

A Process Centric Approach to Business Intelligence
DM Review, December 2006

The Enterprise Data Mountain, Part 3
Master Data and Business Intelligence
Business Intelligence Network, November 2006

The Enterprise Data Mountain, Part 2
Storing and Managing Master Data
Business Intelligence Network, October 2006

Executive Interview: Information as Competency
DM Review, October 2006

The Enterprise Data Mountain, Part 1
How Many Data Stores Do We Need?
Business Intelligence Network, September 2006

Master Data Management: Creating a Single View of the Business
Claudia Imhoff and Colin White
Business Intelligence Network Research Report, September 2006

Integrating Business Intelligence into the Collaborative Workgroup Environment
Business Intelligence Network, August 2006

What Does Web 2.0 Mean to the Enterprise?
Business Intelligence Network, July 2006

Sizing Up the Survivors in a Competitive Portal Hothouse
Intelligent Enterprise, June 2006

What Do SOA and ESB Mean in Business Intelligence?
Business Intelligence Network, June 2006

What Does Software as a Service Mean for Business Intelligence?
Business Intelligence Network, May 2006

Accessing and Analyzing CRM and ERP Data
Business Intelligence Network, April 2006

Data Integration: Still a Barrier for Most Organizations
DM Review, April 2006

The Role of Standards in Enterprise Content Management
Business Intelligence Network, March 2006

Toward the Personal Work Space
Intelligent Enterprise, February 2006

Portal Excellence Awards
DM Review, February 2006

Master Data Management and Customer Data Integration: Data Warehousing Folks Don't get It
Business Intelligence Network, February 2006

Connecting the Extended Corporate Information Factory to the Enterprise
by Colin White and Claudia Imhoff
Business Intelligence Network, February 2006

Integration trends for 2006
Business Intelligence Network, January 2006

Extending the Value of SAP with Hyperion Business Intelligence
Hyperion White Paper, January 2006

The Extended Corporate Information Factory Supports the Smart Business
by Colin White and Claudia Imhoff
Business Intelligence Network, December 2005

Consolidating, Accessing and Analyzing Unstructured Data
Business Intelligence Network, December 2005

Bridging the Planning and Performance Gap
SAP White Paper, November 2005

The Role of Right-Time and Embedded Business Intelligence Processing
Business Intelligence Network, November 2005

Supporting the Smart Business: The Extended Corporate Information Factory
by Colin White and Claudia Imhoff
Business Intelligence Network, November 2005

Data Integration: Using ETL, EAI, and EII Tools to Create an Integrated Enterprise
TDWI Report Series, October 2005

Business Integration: Enterprise Portal Evolution
Business Intelligence Network, October 2005

Is BAM Alive and Well?
DM Review, September 2005

Improving Business Intelligence Usability
Business Intelligence Network, September 2005

Using a Multi-Tier Data Warehouse Appliance to Age Data Gracefully
DATAllegro CIO Series, August 2005

Understanding Master Data Management and Customer Data Integration
Business Intelligence Network, August 2005

The Smart Business Intelligence Framework
Business Intelligence Network, July 2005

Business Performance Management Meets Business Intelligence
IBM Redbook, July 2005

The Role of Open Source in Enterprise Portals
Business Intelligence Network, June 2005

The Next Generation of Business Intelligence: Operational BI
DM Review, May 2005

The Impact of Microsoft on the Enterprise Business Intelligence Market
Business Intelligence Network, May 2005

The Enterprise Portal: A Growing, but Confusing, Marketplace
Business Intelligence Network, April 2005

The Role of Business Intelligence in Knowledge Management
Business Intelligence Network, March 2005

Knowledge Management: Reality at Last?
DM Review, February 2005

Right-Time Business Intelligence
Business Intelligence Network, February 2005

Reducing the TCO of Business Intelligence
DATAllegro CIO Series, February 2005

Business Intelligence: Becoming a Smart Business
Business Intelligence Network, January 2005

In-Line Real-Time BI
DM Review, December 2004

The Evolution of the Enterprise Portal
DM Review, December 2004

An Integrated Framework for the Smart Business
Business Intelligence Network, December 2004

Building the Smart Business
Business Intelligence Network, November 2004

Developing BI Strategies for CRM/ERP Data
TDWI Report Series, October 2004

Now is the Right Time for Real-Time BI
DM Review, September 2004

Business Intelligence Automation
DM Review, August 2004

A Taxonomy for BI
DM Review, June 2004

Building the Smart Business: Connecting People, Processes, and Information
SAP BI Analyst Reports, May 2004 (PDF, 90KB)

The 2004 Portal Excellence Awards
DM Review, May 2004

Enterprise Reporting is Alive and Well
DM Review, April 2004

Is EII Virtual Data Warehousing Revisited?

DM Review, February 2004

Enterprise View: Technology Plus Strategy Yields Intelligent Real-Time Decisions
Teradata Magazine, January 2004

Industry Experts Weigh in on EDW
Teradata Magazine, January 2004

The Corporate Portal: What's in a Name?
DM Review, December 2003

Building the Real-Time Enterprise
TDWI Report Series, November 2003

Building High-Performance Business Processes
IntelligentBPM, October, 2003

BAM and Business Intelligence
DM Review September 2003

Is the Portal Dead?
DM Review, July 2003

Evaluating ETL and Data Integration Platforms
TDWI Report Series, July 2003

OLAP in the Database
DM Review, June 2003

ETL in the Database
DM Review, April 2003

Determining Enterprise Portal ROI
DM Review, April 2003

The Role of Web Services in an Enterprise Portal
DM Review, March 2003

Understanding Performance Management
DM Review, February 2003

The Role of Network Storage for Data Warehousing
DM Review, January 2003

Enterprise Portals: State of the Art
DM Review, December 2002

The Role of Network Storage for DB2 Data Warehousing
DM Review, November 2002

Near Real-Time and Automated Decision Making:
DM Review, October 2002

Real-Time Data Warehousing Heats Up
DM Review, August, 2002 

Building the Intelligent Business
DM Review, June, 2002 

Expert Panel: The Future of Enterprise Applications
Intelligent Enterprise, March 2002

The Seven Steps of Portal Development
Intelligent Enterprise, March 2002

Critical Windows: Portal Product Requirements
Intelligent Enterprise, February 2002

Portals Come of Age
Intelligent Enterprise, January 2002

Portal Assimilation: Oracle9iAS Portal
Intelligent Enterprise, November 2001

Analytics on Demand: The Zero Latency Enterprise
Intelligent Enterprise, October, 2001

Populist Portal: Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server
Intelligent Enterprise, October 2001 

The e-Business Intelligence Poster
DM Review, September, 2001

The Evolution of the e-Business Portal
DM Review, August 2001

Custom Fit: A Look at Different Approaches to Personalization
Intelligent Enterprise, March, 2001

Instant Intelligence
Intelligent Enterprise, April, 2000

Packaged Analytic Applications: The Key to Data Warehouse ROI
DM Review, January, 2000

Decision Threshold: Enterprise Information Portals
Intelligent Enterprise, November, 1999

Analytic Applications: Build or Buy
Intelligent Enterprise, August, 1999

Using Enterprise Information Portals in the Enterprise
DM Review, April, 1999

Managing Distributed Warehouse Meta Data,
DM Review, February, 1999

ERP Comes Alive
Intelligent Enterprise, January, 1999
 

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