Information Builders Hosts TDWI New York City Chapter June Seminar on 'Calculating the Value of Information'

Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse Professionals Discuss Three Approaches

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - June 8, 2009) - Information Builders, an independent leader in business intelligence (BI) solutions, today announced that it will host a New York City Tri-State Chapter seminar for The Data Warehouse Institute™ (TDWI). BI and data warehousing (DW) professionals are often challenged to define in tangible and quantitative terms the value of the information they produce. As the second installment of the TDWI 2009 series on optimizing BI and DW value, this seminar will focus on explaining how to calculate and measure information as an asset and by extension, how to communicate tangible value to the organization. BI and DW industry analysts, experts, and professionals will gather to network and hear about three approaches to calculating the value of information. Illustrations, examples, and case histories will be used to reinforce the concepts across several industries.

WHEN:  June 10, 2009 at 8:30 AM EDT to 11:30 AM EDT

WHERE: Information Builders, Two Penn Plaza, 27th Floor, New York, NY
       (located above Penn Station)

WHAT:  Information Builders will host a free two and half-hour TDWI NYC
       Chapter seminar on "Calculating the Value of Information"

WHO:   Mr. Dilip Krishna (FRM, CFA), Engagement Partner at Teradata
       Corporation will facilitate the presentation and discussion. Mr.
       Krishna is a thought leader with fifteen years of expertise in the
       application of risk management, decision science, analytics, data
       management, and the interaction of business and technology. He is
       publishing a white paper on "Information Value/the Value of Data."

REGISTRATION: Click here to register for the TDWI chapter meeting. Pre-registration is now open and required. Chapter Seminars are open to all BI/DW professionals.

About TDWI Chapters

TDWI sponsors Chapters in regions throughout the world to foster education and networking at the local level among business intelligence and data warehousing professionals. Chapter meetings are open to any BI/DW professional.

About Information Builders

Information Builders' award-winning combination of business intelligence and enterprise integration software has been providing innovative solutions to more than 12,000 customers for the past 30 years. WebFOCUS is the world's most widely utilized business intelligence platform. It provides the security, scalability, and flexibility needed at every level of global extended enterprises. Its simplicity helps create executive, analytical, and operational applications that reach dozens to millions of users. Information Builders' iWay Software suite provides state of the art, multi-purpose, pre-built integration components that address all SOA, application, data, and information management requirements. Its integration adapters have been adopted by the leading software platform providers. Together, these products give Information Builders' customers the ability to grow and innovate according to their needs.

Information Builders' customers include most of the Fortune 100 and U.S. federal government agencies. Headquartered in New York City with 90 offices worldwide, the company employs 1,450 people and has more than 350 business partners. More information is available at

Contact Information: Press Contacts: Kathleen Moran Information Builders (917) 339-6313 Karyn Martin Emerge PR (617) 729-3173