Introduction to BI and DW
What is Business Intelligence? What is a Data Warehouse? This paper
introduces BI and DW concepts. It puts Data Warehousing into a
historical context and discusses the business drivers behind this
powerful new technology.
Data Warehousing Architecture
This paper explains how data is extracted from operational databases
using ETL technology, cleansed, loaded into a data warehouses and made
available to end users via conformed data marts and various data
Data Warehousing Tools
This paper discusses “front end” Data Warehousing tools and
applications such as OLAP, Scorecards, Dashboards, Spreadsheets, Report
Writers, Data Mining and custom built application systems.
Web Analytics uses data from your web server and your corporate
databases to help you make better strategic and tactical decisions.
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