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Increasing the Business Value of Business Intelligence

Organizations can find increased value in business intelligence and analytics efforts through the use of various data delivery strategies. Introduction Like many organizations, your company probably has invested significant time, effort, and money into establishing your data warehousing and business

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Challenges to Data Governance Deployment

Challenges to successful data governance deployment are numerous, but can be avoided or overcome through attention to best practices and industry standards Introduction Corporate interest in data governance often starts with recognition within data integration projects that there is a high

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How Modeling adds Value to a Data Dictionary

A well-modeled data dictionary can provide lasting value and ensure consistency of use throughout an organization for all data elements. Introduction The primary purpose organizations create and maintain a data dictionary is to standardize data content , context, and definitions

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Getting Started On a Semantic Data Web Program

The Semantic data web provides a common framework that allows data to be shared and reused across application, enterprise, and community boundaries Introduction Interest in the Semantic Web has skyrocketed, along with interest in the implications of semantic technologies on

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ISO 8000 Data Quality

ISO 8000 defines the parameters of data quality, so one can ask for quality data and verify that one has received quality data Introduction It is common to see the relationship between data and information represented as a pyramid with

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Global Project Management Office Implementation Part 4

Project Management Office (PMO) implementations need project portfolio management and project management tools to sustain the PMO function Introduction Part 1 covered requirements of creating a PMO and the steps needed for a successful PMO. This part also addressed a

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Dimensional Data Modeling Fact Qualifier Matrix

Fact Qualifier Matrix capabilities can be expanded to improve the value of conformed dimensions in business intelligence and analytics systems Introduction The venerable Fact Qualifier Matrix (FQM) has been a tool long used for demonstrating for dimensional models how fact and

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