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Relationships:Becoming a Data Driven Data Warehouse

Too many consultancies provide the following advice:  Model your data warehouse with source system relationships, maintain source system referential integrity. In this article we will explore why: a) this is really bad advice, and b) leads to a rigid data warehouse requiring re-engineering when loading a new source.  If you want to build a data

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Happy Holidays 2019! A year to remember

To all, I wish a happy Holidays for 2019!  This post will summarize in a nutshell just what we have been up to in 2019.  Even better year in 2020 to come! Huge Thanks… First, a huge round of thanks to our sponsors for both WWDVC USA and WWDVC EU events, they were a huge

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Moving Beyond the Data-Driven Enterprise

By Cynthia Meyersohn, DataRebels LLC Do you really want your business or enterprise to be data–driven?  Before you say, “Of course we do.  Companies that do not embrace a data-driven approach to competition, market strategy, and process improvement will become extinct.”  Understand, this is a trick question. The term data-driven has been around forever it

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Solving the Time Crime of Back-Dated Data in Your Data Vault

Solving the Time Crime of Back-dated Data in Your Data Vault Analytics assumes that data movement will follow a linear path into a historical repository to represent the correct sequence of events. That is, if today is Thursday and we have loaded data for Wednesday, we then do not expect data from Tuesday to arrive

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