Data Warehousing Fundamentals for IT Professionals

Author: Paulraj Ponniah

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118211308

Category: Computers

Page: 608

View: 5945

Cutting-edge content and guidance from a data warehousing expert—now expanded to reflect field trends Data warehousing has revolutionized the way businesses in a wide variety of industries perform analysis and make strategic decisions. Since the first edition of Data Warehousing Fundamentals, numerous enterprises have implemented data warehouse systems and reaped enormous benefits. Many more are in the process of doing so. Now, this new, revised edition covers the essential fundamentals of data warehousing and business intelligence as well as significant recent trends in the field. The author provides an enhanced, comprehensive overview of data warehousing together with in-depth explanations of critical issues in planning, design, deployment, and ongoing maintenance. IT professionals eager to get into the field will gain a clear understanding of techniques for data extraction from source systems, data cleansing, data transformations, data warehouse architecture and infrastructure, and the various methods for information delivery. This practical Second Edition highlights the areas of data warehousing and business intelligence where high-impact technological progress has been made. Discussions on developments include data marts, real-time information delivery, data visualization, requirements gathering methods, multi-tier architecture, OLAP applications, Web clickstream analysis, data warehouse appliances, and data mining techniques. The book also contains review questions and exercises for each chapter, appropriate for self-study or classroom work, industry examples of real-world situations, and several appendices with valuable information. Specifically written for professionals responsible for designing, implementing, or maintaining data warehousing systems, Data Warehousing Fundamentals presents agile, thorough, and systematic development principles for the IT professional and anyone working or researching in information management.

Data Warehousing Fundamentals

A Comprehensive Guide for IT Professionals

Author: Paulraj Ponniah

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471463892

Category: Computers

Page: 544

View: 561

Geared to IT professionals eager to get into the all-importantfield of data warehousing, this book explores all topics needed bythose who design and implement data warehouses. Readers will learnabout planning requirements, architecture, infrastructure, datapreparation, information delivery, implementation, and maintenance.They'll also find a wealth of industry examples garnered from theauthor's 25 years of experience in designing and implementingdatabases and data warehouse applications for majorcorporations. Market: IT Professionals, Consultants.

Data Warehousing Fundamentals

A Comprehensive Guide for IT Professionals

Author: Paulraj Ponniah

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

ISBN: 9780471412540

Category: Computers

Page: 544

View: 4383

Geared to IT professionals eager to get into the all-important field of data warehousing, this book explores all topics needed by those who design and implement data warehouses. Readers will learn about planning requirements, architecture, infrastructure, data preparation, information delivery, implementation, and maintenance. They'll also find a wealth of industry examples garnered from the author's 25 years of experience in designing and implementing databases and data warehouse applications for major corporations. Market: IT Professionals, Consultants.

Data Modeling Fundamentals

A Practical Guide for IT Professionals

Author: Paulraj Ponniah

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470141014

Category: Computers

Page: 464

View: 1559

The purpose of this book is to provide a practical approach for IT professionals to acquire the necessary knowledge and expertise in data modeling to function effectively. It begins with an overview of basic data modeling concepts, introduces the methods and techniques, provides a comprehensive case study to present the details of the data model components, covers the implementation of the data model with emphasis on quality components, and concludes with a presentation of a realistic approach to data modeling. It clearly describes how a generic data model is created to represent truly the enterprise information requirements.

Data Virtualization for Business Intelligence Systems

Revolutionizing Data Integration for Data Warehouses

Author: Rick van der Lans

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0123978173

Category: Computers

Page: 296

View: 2095

Data virtualization can help you accomplish your goals with more flexibility and agility. Learn what it is and how and why it should be used with Data Virtualization for Business Intelligence Systems. In this book, expert author Rick van der Lans explains how data virtualization servers work, what techniques to use to optimize access to various data sources and how these products can be applied in different projects. You’ll learn the difference is between this new form of data integration and older forms, such as ETL and replication, and gain a clear understanding of how data virtualization really works. Data Virtualization for Business Intelligence Systems outlines the advantages and disadvantages of data virtualization and illustrates how data virtualization should be applied in data warehouse environments. You’ll come away with a comprehensive understanding of how data virtualization will make data warehouse environments more flexible and how it make developing operational BI applications easier. Van der Lans also describes the relationship between data virtualization and related topics, such as master data management, governance, and information management, so you come away with a big-picture understanding as well as all the practical know-how you need to virtualize your data. First independent book on data virtualization that explains in a product-independent way how data virtualization technology works. Illustrates concepts using examples developed with commercially available products. Shows you how to solve common data integration challenges such as data quality, system interference, and overall performance by following practical guidelines on using data virtualization. Apply data virtualization right away with three chapters full of practical implementation guidance. Understand the big picture of data virtualization and its relationship with data governance and information management.

Künstliche Intelligenz

ein moderner Ansatz

Author: Stuart J. Russell,Stuart Russell,Peter Norvig

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783827370891


Page: 1327

View: 6947

Business Management Controls

A guide

Author: John Kyriazoglou

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

ISBN: 1849284296


Page: 375

View: 6971

Business Management Controls is arranged by functional business area. It is aimed at managers, auditors and professionals who want to know how the assets, transactions, operations, systems activities and investments of their organisation may be protected, controlled and improved more effectively and more efficiently. This book will help you to improve your business control practices and show you how to better create, implement and assess your own controls. It will also show you how to develop more streamlined and successful working practices, and how to enable, facilitate and protect your business operations in a more effective way.

Database Design and Development

An Essential Guide for IT Professionals

Author: Paulraj Ponniah

Publisher: Wiley-IEEE Press


Category: Computers

Page: 768

View: 3732

The first and only database primer for today's global economy Today's businesses depend on their databases to provide information essential for their day-to-day operations and to help them take advantage of today's rapidly growing and maturing electronic commerce opportunities. The primary responsibility for the design and maintenance of these databases rests with a company's information technology department. Unlike other IT resources currently available that tend to focus on a particular product, Database Design and Development: An Essential Guide for IT Professionals was created to give today's IT directors and other IT staff a solid basic knowledge of database design and development to help them make educated decisions about the right database environment for their companies. Today's IT professionals must understand the fundamentals in order to determine their next steps for specializing in the vast field of database technology. Database Design and Development: An Essential Guide for IT Professionals answers such common questions as: What is the purpose of a database system? What are the components of a database system? What type of data does your company need to capture? How do you design a database for a particular goal? How do you capture information through data modeling? How do you determine which database will best meet your business objectives? What's involved in effective database management and maintenance? How are database systems used to interface with the Internet? With more than twenty-five years of experience teaching IT courses and designing databases for some of America's top institutions, the author has succeeded in creating an essential resource for today's IT managers as well as for students planning a career in information technology.

Data Warehousing

Architecture and Implementation

Author: Mark Humphries,Michael W. Hawkins,Michelle C. Dy

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional

ISBN: 9780130809025

Category: Computers

Page: 362

View: 3845


Einführung in SQL

Author: Alan Beaulieu

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3897219387

Category: Computers

Page: 353

View: 1086

SQL kann Spaß machen! Es ist ein erhebendes Gefühl, eine verworrene Datenmanipulation oder einen komplizierten Report mit einer einzigen Anweisung zu bewältigen und so einen Haufen Arbeit vom Tisch zu bekommen. Einführung in SQL bietet einen frischen Blick auf die Sprache, deren Grundlagen jeder Entwickler beherrschen muss. Die aktualisierte 2. Auflage deckt die Versionen MySQL 6.0, Oracle 11g und Microsoft SQL Server 2008 ab. Außerdem enthält sie neue Kapitel zu Views und Metadaten. SQL-Basics - in null Komma nichts durchstarten: Mit diesem leicht verständlichen Tutorial können Sie SQL systematisch und gründlich lernen, ohne sich zu langweilen. Es führt Sie rasch durch die Basics der Sprache und vermittelt darüber hinaus eine Reihe von häufig genutzten fortgeschrittenen Features. Mehr aus SQL-Befehlen herausholen: Alan Beaulieu will mehr vermitteln als die simple Anwendung von SQL-Befehlen: Er legt Wert auf ein tiefes Verständnis der SQL-Features und behandelt daher auch den Umgang mit Mengen, Abfragen innerhalb von Abfragen oder die überaus nützlichen eingebauten Funktionen von SQL. Die MySQL-Beispieldatenbank: Es gibt zwar viele Datenbankprodukte auf dem Markt, aber welches wäre zum Erlernen von SQL besser geeignet als MySQL, das weit verbreitete relationale Datenbanksystem? Der Autor hilft Ihnen, eine MySQL-Datenbank anzulegen, und nutzt diese für die Beispiele in diesem Buch. Übungen mit Lösungen: Zu jedem Thema finden Sie im Buch gut durchdachte Übungen mit Lösungen. So ist sichergestellt, dass Sie schnell Erfolgserlebnisse haben und das Gelernte auch praktisch umsetzen können.

Storytelling mit Daten

Die Grundlagen der effektiven Kommunikation und Visualisierung mit Daten

Author: Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic

Publisher: Vahlen

ISBN: 3800653753

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 226

View: 6684

Präsentieren Sie nicht einfach nur Ihre Daten. Machen Sie eine Geschichte daraus! Storytelling können Sie lernen, vor allem wenn es um die Visualisierung von Daten geht. Mit diesem Buch schauen Sie hinter die üblichen Werkzeuge zur Visualisierung mit dem Ziel, an die Wurzeln quantitativer Informationen heranzukommen, um eine ansprechende, informative und spannende Geschichte zu erzählen. Insbesondere erfahren Sie: - welche Bedeutung Kontext und Publikum für Ihre Geschichte haben, - wie Sie die geeigneten Diagramme für Ihre jeweilige Situation bestimmen, - wie Unordnung Ihre Geschichte zerstört und wie Sie sie beseitigen können, - wie Sie die Aufmerksamkeit Ihres Publikums auf die wichtigsten Teile Ihrer Daten richten, - wie Sie Designerdenken und Designkonzepte zur Visualisierung Ihrer Daten und die Kraft des Erzählens nutzen, um in Resonanz mit dem Publikum zu kommen. Die Lektionen in diesem Buch werden Ihnen helfen, Ihre Daten in visuelle Geschidchten zu verwandeln, die in den Köpfen des Publikums haften bleiben. Verlassen Sie die Welt unverständlicher Graphen und explodierender 3D-Kreisdiagramme. Weben Sie Ihre Daten zu einer Geschichte. Dieses Buch liefert Ihnen die dafür notwendigen Grundlagen – theoretisch fundiert, vielfältig illustriert und anwendungsorientiert durch viele Beispiele. Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic erzählt Geschichten mit Daten. Sie ist spezialisiert auf die effektive Darstellung von quantitativen Informationen. Knaflics Talent wird weltweit von Organisationen genutzt – beispielsweise im Banking oder aktuell bei Google, wo sie Managerin im People Analytics-Team von Laszlo Bock ist. „Mein Team nutzt schon lange die Übungen von Cole. Sie sorgten häufig für ein neues Verständnis – bei unseren Aktivitäten hat das einen enormen Einfluss auf das Leben anderer Menschen.“ Eleanor Bell, Director Business Analytics, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Cases on Healthcare Information Technology for Patient Care Management

Author: Sarnikar, Surendra

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466627026

Category: Medical

Page: 349

View: 8733

Health care organizations have made investments in health information technologies such as electronic health records, health information exchanges, and many more, which have increased the importance of Health Information Technology studies. Cases on Healthcare Information Technology for Patient Care Management highlights the importance of understanding the potential challenges and lessons learned from past technology implementations. This comprehensive collection of case studies aims to help improve the understanding of the process as well as challenges faced and lessons learned through implementation of health information technologies.

Planning and Designing the Data Warehouse

Author: Ramón C. Barquín,Herb Edelstein

Publisher: Prentice Hall


Category: Computers

Page: 311

View: 8202

Intended for IS professionals and managers who are considering creating a data warehouse for their organization, this book focuses on expanding the effective use of data warehousing technology and networking opportunities in industry.

Strategic Customer Management

Integrating Relationship Marketing and CRM

Author: Adrian Payne,Pennie Frow

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107328411

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

View: 4867

Relationship marketing and customer relationship management (CRM) can be jointly utilised to provide a clear roadmap to excellence in customer management: this is the first textbook to demonstrate how it can be done. Written by two acclaimed experts in the field, it shows how an holistic approach to managing relationships with customers and other key stakeholders leads to increased shareholder value. Taking a practical, step-by-step approach, the authors explain the principles of relationship marketing, apply them to the development of a CRM strategy and discuss key implementation issues. Its up-to-date coverage includes the latest developments in digital marketing and the use of social media. Topical examples and case studies from around the world connect theory with global practice, making this an ideal text for both students and practitioners keen to keep abreast of changes in this fast-moving field.

Data Warehousing and Mining: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Author: Wang, John

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 159904952X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 4092

View: 4396

In recent years, the science of managing and analyzing large datasets has emerged as a critical area of research. In the race to answer vital questions and make knowledgeable decisions, impressive amounts of data are now being generated at a rapid pace, increasing the opportunities and challenges associated with the ability to effectively analyze this data.

Business Intelligence: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466695633

Category: Computers

Page: 2284

View: 2438

Data analysis is an important part of modern business administration, as efficient compilation of information allows managers and business leaders to make the best decisions for the financial solvency of their organizations. Understanding the use of analytics, reporting, and data mining in everyday business environments is imperative to the success of modern businesses. Business Intelligence: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications presents a comprehensive examination of business data analytics along with case studies and practical applications for businesses in a variety of fields and corporate arenas. Focusing on topics and issues such as critical success factors, technology adaptation, agile development approaches, fuzzy logic tools, and best practices in business process management, this multivolume reference is of particular use to business analysts, investors, corporate managers, and entrepreneurs in a variety of prominent industries.

Android X App-Entwicklung

Author: Reto Meier

Publisher: VCH

ISBN: 9783527760589


Page: 928

View: 8929

Reto Meier, Entwickler und Führungskraft bei Google, verrät Ihnen in diesem Buch seine vielversprechendsten Techniken und Erfolgsrezepte. Sie erfahren, wie Sie die neuesten Features von Android am besten einsetzen und wie Sie damit schnell und sicher robuste und überzeugende Apps entwickeln. Anhand zahlreicher Beispielprojekte erhalten Sie einen tiefen Einblick in die aktuelle Android-Plattform. Die Übungen beginnen einfach, mit allmählich wachsendem Schwierigkeitsgrad.