IT Business Edge contributor Michael Stevens has crafted an Extract, Transform and Load Checklist, which was uploaded to the Knowledge Network recently. ETL is the process by which data from multiple systems is consolidated, typically in a data warehouse, so that executives can obtain a comprehensive picture of business functions, e.g., the relationships between marketing campaigns, sales, production and distribution. It has been estimated that in any data integration project, ETL will consume 60 to 70 percent of the time and resources.
This Data Warehousing ETL Checklist should be used by anyone undertaking an ETL project for the first time.
Here are some other data warehousing and data integration resources.