Data Modeling

January 11, 2012

Connecting the Dots: Misunderstood Dimensional Models

One of the debates one hears when designing a data warehouse  is that it should be normalized. Specifically, they say to use a third normal form […]
November 16, 2010

The Expanding Value of Data Modeling

I hope you'll join me for my latest webinar: Date: November 17, 2010Time: 12:00 PM EST / 9:00AM PST From integration to quality, business insight to […]
June 16, 2010

Reinventing the BI Solution You Already Have – A Series of Unfortunate Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence Events #1

(This is part of our ongoing Series of Unfortunate Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence Events. Click for the complete series, so far.) A fundamental flaw of […]
December 12, 2004

Data Integration Depends on Vigilant Data Modeling

Key components of the data integration framework (DIF) are the software tools used to create, deploy and maintain it. This month, we discuss tools used for […]
October 12, 2004

Data Standards

  Data standards ensure the consistency, accuracy, integrity and validity that are critical to your success. Data is not usually clean and consistent, especially when gathered […]
May 13, 2004

Architecture Standards

In a previous article, I discussed the importance of adhering to product and technology standards to increase both the ROI of your IT investments and the value […]