Agile Data Warehouse Design: Collaborative Dimensional Modeling, from Whiteboard to Star Schema

Agile Data Warehouse Design: Collaborative Dimensional Modeling, from Whiteboard to Star Schema Author Lawrence Corr
ISBN-10 0956817203
ISBN-13 9780956817204
Year 2011-11-24
Pages 328
Language English
Publisher DecisionOne Press
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Agile Data Warehouse Design is a step by step guide for capturing data warehousing business intelligence DW BI requirements and turning them into high performance dimensional models in the most direct way by modelstorming data modeling brainstorming with BI stakeholders Itdescribes BEAM an agile approach to dimensional modeling for improving communication between data warehouse designers BI stakeholders and the whole DW BI development team BEAMprovides tools and techniques that will encourage DW BI designers and developers to move away from their keyboards and entity relationship based tools and model interactively with their colleagues The result is everyone thinks dimensionally from the outset Developers understand how to efficiently implement dimensional modeling solutions Business stakeholders feel ownership of the data warehouse they have created and can already imagine how they will use it to answer their business questions Topics include Agile dimensional modeling using Business Event Analysis Modeling BEAM Modelstorming data modeling that is quicker more inclusive more productive and frankly more fun Telling dimensional data stories using the 7Ws who what when where how many why and how Modeling by example not abstraction using data story themes not crow s feet to describe detailStoryboarding the data warehouse to discover conformed dimensions and plan iterative developmentVisual modeling sketching timelines charts and grids to model complex process measurement simplyAgile design documentation enhancing star schemas with BEAMdimensional shorthand notationSolving difficult DW BI performance and usability problems with proven dimensional design patterns

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Agile Analytics

Agile Analytics Author Ken Collier
ISBN-10 9780321504814
Release 2012
Pages 329