Business Intelligence Roadmap: The Complete Project by Larissa T. Moss, Shaku Atre

By Larissa T. Moss, Shaku Atre

"If you're looking for a whole remedy of industrial intelligence, then move no extra than this publication. Larissa T. Moss and Shaku Atre have coated the entire bases in a cohesive and logical order, making it effortless for the reader to stick to their line of concept. From early layout to ETL to actual database layout, the booklet ties jointly the entire parts of commercial intelligence."
--Bill Inmon, Inmon Enterprises

Business Intelligence Roadmap is a visible consultant to constructing an efficient company intelligence (BI) decision-support software. This e-book outlines a strategy that takes under consideration the complexity of constructing functions in an built-in BI setting. The authors stroll readers via each step of the process--from strategic making plans to the choice of latest applied sciences and the assessment of software releases. The booklet additionally serves as a single-source consultant to the simplest practices of BI projects.

Part I steers readers during the six levels of a BI undertaking: justification, making plans, company research, layout, building, and deployment. each one bankruptcy describes considered one of 16 improvement steps and the most important actions, deliverables, roles, and duties. All technical fabric is obviously expressed in tables, graphs, and diagrams.

Part II presents 5 matrices that function references for the improvement procedure charted partially I. administration instruments, resembling graphs illustrating the timing and coordination of actions, are incorporated through the e-book. The authors finish by way of crystallizing their a long time of expertise in a listing of dos, don'ts, information, and principles of thumb. The accompanying CD-ROM encompasses a entire, customizable paintings breakdown structure.

Both the publication and the method it describes are designed to evolve to the explicit wishes of person stakeholders and agencies. The ebook directs enterprise representatives, company sponsors, undertaking managers, and technicians to the chapters that tackle their certain duties. The framework of the ebook permits corporations to start at any step and allows initiatives to be scheduled and controlled in numerous ways.

Business Intelligence Roadmap is a transparent and finished consultant to negotiating the complexities inherent within the improvement of necessary company intelligence decision-support applications.

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Com 教育音视频/电子书/实用资料文档/励志音乐影视 仅供免费试用/版权原著所有 38/631 Managing project scope is one of the most difficult tasks on BI decision-support projects. The desire to have everything instantly is difficult to curtail, but curtailing that desire is one of the most important aspects of negotiating the requirements for each deliverable. Project teams should expect these requirements to change throughout the development cycle as the business people learn more about the possibilities and the limitations of BI technology during the project.

Com 教育音视频/电子书/实用资料文档/励志音乐影视 仅供免费试用/版权原著所有 54/631 [ Team LiB ] Chapter One. com 教育音视频/电子书/实用资料文档/励志音乐影视 仅供免费试用/版权原著所有 56/631 Chapter Overview This chapter covers the following topics: Things to consider during a business case assessment The importance of developing a business justification and a business strategy for BI decision-support initiatives Business drivers and strategic business goals, rather than new technology, as the motivating forces behind every BI project Business analysis issues such as defining the organization's information needs, identifying data sources, and analyzing the current and desired quality of data The use of cost-benefit analyses to demonstrate how (and how soon) a return on investment (ROI) can be achieved Risk assessment and the six major risk categories of technology, complexity, integration, organization, project team, and financial investment Brief descriptions of the activities involved in business case assessment, the deliverables resulting from those activities, and the roles involved The risks of not performing Step 1 Things to Consider Access to Information Where do we get the information we need for making decisions today?

The Application Track The Application track is often referred to as the front end. The purpose of this development track is to design and build the access and analysis applications. After all, the key reasons for building a BI decision-support environment are to: Deliver value-added information Provide easy, spontaneous access to the business data The team for the Application track is usually staffed with subject matter experts, "power users," and programmers who know Web languages, can effectively use OLAP tools, and have experience building client/server-based decision-support applications that incorporate graphical user interfaces.

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