An ideal guide for the non-technical professional eager to learnmore about data warehousing
A successful data warehouse project can provide immense valuefor business enterprises or other organizations. Building andmaintaining a data warehouse demands the combined efforts of bothIT and non-technical personnel. While there are plenty of resourcesaimed at the technology professionals who design and build datawarehouses, there has to date been no useful guide written for anon-technical audience. This book fills that void and serves as anideal resource for business and IT managers and others from thenon-IT side who want to do their part to ensure data warehousingsuccess.
This helpful book provides a solid introduction to thefundamentals of data warehousing. The author details each step of adata warehouse project, and provides a clear explanation of what'sinvolved in efficiently building a data warehouse and what must bedone to deliver the data. You'll examine the business management ofa data warehouse and discover essential methods for cultivating astrong partnership between the business and IT elements of yourorganization. You can use this knowledge to be more effective whensharing your requirements and concerns during a project.
A Manager's Guide to Data Warehousing explains what you need tocreate your data warehouse and establish long-term success. Thebook covers:
The most common factors for ensuring data warehousing successand the roadblocks that can prevent it
How to ensure that business and technical staff have a commonunderstanding of the data warehouse project
How to effectively communicate your business requirements forthe data warehouse
The tools you need to make certain that data is organized andcan be delivered as needed
Ways to deploy the data warehouse and ensure sustainablesuccess