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A Data Warehousing project spans the entire enterprise, from the CEO to the end users who will be running reports. This book chapter will help you analyze the full scope of a data warehousing project and ensure it stays on track.
Data warehousing is one of the hottest business topics, and there's more to understanding data warehousing technologies than you might think. Find out the basics of data warehousing and how it facilitates data mining and business intelligence with Data Warehousing For Dummies, 2nd Edition. The following document is an excerpt from this book.
Data is probably your company's most important asset, so your data warehouse should serve your needs. The fully updated Second Edition of Data Warehousing For Dummies helps you understand, develop, implement, and use data warehouses, and offers a sneak peek into their future.
You'll learn to:
Data Warehousing For Dummies, 2nd Edition also shows you how to involve users in the testing process and gain valuable feedback, what it takes to successfully manage a data warehouse project, and how to tell if your project is on track.
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Chapter 2 focuses on answering questions faced by individuals interested in using storage or database technologies to solve their Big Data problems. ... More >>
In this excerpt, Neef focuses on doing business in the Big Data world, including the scope of projects already underway, the primary drivers behind initiatives, and how Big Data is changing both the organization and c-level leadership roles. ... More >>
The chapter excerpt focuses on how effective data architecture must lay out the life cycle of data, from definition to capture, storage, management, integration, distribution, and analysis. ... More >>