Technical professionals implementing the logical data warehouse can maximize their effectiveness and the business benefit delivered by explicitly integrating three analytics development styles: the classic data warehouse, agile with data virtualization, and the data lake.
Solution Path Diagram
What You Need to Know
- Step 1: Initiate Phase or Project
- Platform Sizing and Cost Estimation
- Establish Architectural Principles
- Step 2/DW: Data Warehouse Stream
- Design the Architecture and Then the Physical System
- Document "As Is" System
- Design To-Be Architecture
- Data Modelling and Metadata
- Develop the Data Model
- Assess Data Warehouse Automation
- Evaluate a Cloud-First Approach
- Evaluate Open-Source Software
- Metadata: Business Glossary and Technical Metadata
- Put Data Quality Measures in Place
- Information Governance
- Formalize MDM for Critical Business Data
- Automate DW Testing
- Data Ingest Design
- Migration vs. Greenfield
- Report Suite Design
- Establish or Grow DW Platform
- Develop and Deploy the DW
- The Initial Load Strategy
- Step 2/DV: Data Virtualization, Agile Development and Self-Service Stream
- Agile Data Marts and Sandboxes
- Data Virtualization
- Forward Planning for Virtualization
- Establish or Grow Agile and Self-Service Platforms
- Step 2/DL: Data Lake Stream
- Design the Data Lake Architecture
- Data Acquisition
- Discovery and Development of Insight
- Data Lake Optimization and Governance
- Data Lake Analytics Consumption
- Provision the Data Lake
- Secure the Data Lake
- Cloud Adoption
- Step 3: Wrap Up the Development Cycle
- Change Control
- Monitoring and Administration
- Capacity Planning and Workload Management
- Evaluate New Technology Options for the Next Cycle
- Summary, Matching Requirements in Development Cycles
- Detailed Descriptions of the LDW Components
- Details on Requirements-Gathering and Business Case
- Gather and Prioritize Requirements
- Align Business Strategy
- Form the IT and Business Team
- Develop or Firm Up the Business Case
- Project or Phase Initiation and Kick-Off Workshop
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