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Data Warehousing: Architecture and Implementation by Michelle C. Dy, Michael W. Hawkins, Mark Humphries

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Chapter 6. Warehousing Strategy

Define the data warehouse strategy as part of the information technology strategy of the enterprise. The traditional Information Strategy Plan (ISP) addresses operational computing needs thoroughly but may not give sufficient attention to decisional information requirements. A data warehouse strategy remedies this by focusing on the decisional needs of the enterprise.

We start this chapter by presenting the components of a Data Warehousing strategy. We follow with a discussion of the tasks required to define a strategy for your enterprise.

Strategy Components

At a minimum, the data warehouse strategy should include the following elements.

  • Preliminary data warehouse rollout plan. . Not all of the user requirements can ...

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