Chapter 4

Architecture Framework


The BI architecture framework helps all of an enterprise's BI projects complement one another and create cohesive, cost-effective BI solutions. The framework accommodates expansion and renovation based on evolving requirements, capabilities, and skills. It is made up of four parts. The first is the information architecture, which defines the purpose of the project, the business processes and analytics, who will have access, and where the data is and how it will be integrated and consumed. The second is data architecture, which defines the data along with the schemas, integration, transformations, storage, and workflow required to enable the analytical requirements of the information architecture. Third is ...

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