Blissful data : wisdom and strategies for providing meaningful, useful, and accessible data for all employees
Annotation "Analyzing information and acting accordingly is a key strategic goal of every business. But vast quantities of data are of little use if they are not structured and kept in such a way as to be readily accessible and applicable. Only optimally organized information can drive maximum productivity. Blissful Datais a reader-friendly book that reveals what it takes to achieve a state of perfect organization within the environment of a successful data warehouse. This timely book will help the reader:* understand how data evolves into information that drives better decision making* recognize the pitfalls, caused by people and politics, that lead to short-sighted solutions and long-term problems* manage data warehousing costs, performance, and expectations effectively* apply project management fundamentals to data warehouse endeavorsBlissful Dataincludes dozens of examples, as well as case studies illustrating successful, unsuccessful, and disastrous data warehouse strategies."
eBook, English, ©2004
AMACOM, New York, ©2004
1 online resource (x, 244 pages) : illustrations
9780814427378, 9780814407806, 0814427375, 0814407803
What the Heck Is a Data Warehouse
Why Should You Care?
Data Warehouses, Data Marts
What's in a Name?
Myths & Misconceptions
What Should You Eradicate?
What Is Dirty Data
How the Heck Does It Get There?
Who Owns It Anyway?
Who's Gonna Pay?
Is It the Silver Bullet?
Why do You Care?
Is There a Light at the End of the Tunnel?