Today's corporations are increasingly using data warehouses and data stores for the vast amount of data they generate. For data to become a source of knowledge rather than simply a store of digital information, it needs to be managed, organized and analyzed - and database personnel the world over are turning to the Zachment framework to help them to build powerful and effective data warehouses. This work on the subject of data management presents the principles of data warehouse technology, and includes tips on building a simple data warehose with the Zachman framework. It also advises on how to make the corporate shift from managing data to leveraging information.
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Let the masters show you how to get real knowledge out of your data repository! Does your organization merely collect data? Or do you convert it into something of value... into information that is easily accessible in the right form at the right time... and, further, into the kind of knowledge that provides an edge in a fast-changing, competitive environment? As companies have awakened to the need for an architected approach to data storage and knowledge management, they've consistently turned to the father of this technology-W.H. Inmon-for the answers. Now Inmon has teamed with John a. Zachman, the highly acclaimed inventor of the warehousing breakthrough known as the Zachman Framework and noted data warehousing practitioner Jonathan G. Geiger to show you how to go from managing data to managing knowledge. Step by step, you'll learn: Why data architecture is crucial; Why approaches of the past have failed; How the Zachman Framework has transformed and enhanced the traditional Data Administration role; How to use the Framework to develop your data warehouse and metadata strategy; How to apply the Framework to use the data warehouse as a stepping stone for attaining an architected systems environment; How to migrate legacy systems; How corporate management can apply the Framework to suupot TQM and reengineering efforts; How to make the transition into knowledge management. ABOUT THE AUTHORS W.H. Inmon is the father of the data warehouse concept and the author of more than 30 books on data management. John a. Zachman is the creator of the Zachman Framework and is a highly sought after speaker and consultant on the subject. Jonathan G. Geiger is an independent consultant specializing in data warehouse development. environment; How to apply the Framework to use the data warehou
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