This chapter reviews the initial tasks for analyzing the requirements for a data integration solution, with the focus on the following:
• Scoping the target solution
• Confirming the source system information
• Determining the quality of the source data
• Developing the data mappings from source to target
This chapter also discusses how data integration analysis fits into an overall Systems Development Life Cycle (see Figure 5.1). The next several chapters detail how the data integration architecture and modeling techniques are integrated with analysis, logical design, technical design, build activities, tasks, and deliverables in addition to other key data integration analysis techniques and principles. ...