An Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) is a critical factor in getting a leg up on the competition. Organizations invest millions of dollars and thousands of person hours designing, implementing and maintaining their EDW. Far to often, those responsible for the EDW are disappointed that the EDW does not provide a competitive advantage and costs to maintain it keep climbing.
This presentation will explore the reasons why so many EDW implementations don't live up to expectations. We will also discuss some ways to have a high probability of success in implementing an EDW at a low initial cost and a low total cost of ownership (TCO). Some may result in spirited discussion.
Joe Oatesis an internationally known speaker, author, thought-leader and consultant on data warehousing, database design and object-oriented (OO) development. He has more than 30 years experience in the successful management and technical development of business, real-time, OO and data warehouse applications for industry and government clients. Joe is the primary designer of the Sybase Industry Warehouse Studio data warehouse product which has been installed all over the world. He served as Director of Data Warehousing for General Motors Corporation. His successful data warehouses include the following industries: banking, health care, credit card, telephone, distribution and life insurance.
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