Using the data warehouse

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Wiley, Jul 27, 1994 - Computers - 304 pages
The data warehouse is a method of storing historical and integrated data for use in decision support systems (DSS). The data warehouse provides a source of integrated enterprise-wide historical data. This book describes how to use a data warehouse once it has been constructed. The authors discuss how to use information to capture and maintain a competitive advantage and how to migrate legacy systems to a data warehouse.

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Creating
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Using Information for Competitive
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About the author (1994)

KEVIN McDONALD is CEO of COMPENDIT, a consulting organization specializing in data warehousing and SAP. Prior to working at COMPENDIT, he was a corporate spokesperson for SAP throughout the launch of the SAP BW in North America.
ANDREAS WILMSMEIER is a managing director at COMPENDIT and was part of the SAP BW development team.
DAVID C. DIXON is a director of Business Intelligence at COMPENDIT and was a SAP "platinum"consultant.
W. H. INMON is the acknowledged "father of data warehousing" and partner in www.billinmon.com, a Web site for information on data warehousing and related technologies.