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Solution Path for Building the Next-Generation Data Warehouse

Published: 04 December 2013

ID: G00258723

Analyst(s): Mei Selvage


The logical data warehouse — the next-generation data warehouse — is the information platform for business analytics. This Solution Path provides step-by-step guidance for planning and executing a successful LDW initiative by holistically addressing people, process, data and technology.

Table Of Contents

Solution Path Diagram

What You Need to Know

Solution Path

  • People
    • Create a Defensible Business Case
    • Assemble the Multidisciplinary Team
    • Develop Professional Effectiveness
  • Process
    • Set Up EIM and Information Governance
    • Develop Buy-In for Change
    • Fine-Tune Information Governance in the Age of Big Data
  • Data
    • Build Semantic Foundation
    • Renew or Implement Best Practices on Data Modeling
    • Improve Information Quality for Intended Purposes
  • Technology
    • Define LDW Strategy and Architecture
    • Use the Right Data Integration Tool for Right Use Case
    • Integrate Structured and Unstructured Data

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