Articles by Bill Inmon

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Data Warehousing and Data Quality: The Chicken or the Egg? Summary
While the need for data quality has long been recognized in transaction processing systems, it wasn’t until there were data warehouses that the real state of data quality became known.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Data Quality
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05-08-2010
Taxonomies and Data Models Summary
When dealing with unstructured data, taxonomies are used to organize and understand the textual, unstructured data.

Topics: Information Management, Data Modeling and Design, Data Warehousing, Unstructured Data

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
29-07-2010
Data Warehousing: Kimball vs. Inmon (By Inmon) Summary
In this article, Bill Inmon compares and contrasts the Inmon and Kimball approaches to data warehousing, highlighting the pros and cons of each approach.

Topics: Data Warehousing
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22-07-2010
Who is Building Systems Today? Summary
According to Bill Inmon, as long as economic circumstances remain the same, it is doubtful there will ever be a return to corporate system development.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Information Management

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17-06-2010
How Did Bad Data Get Into the System? Summary
Bill Inmon describes common "bad data" problems and suggests that the solution for these problems is not simply correcting the data. To avoid recurring problems, the causes of bad data must be discovered.

Topics: Information Quality (IQ), Data Warehousing, Data Integration

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
03-06-2010
Cleaning Structured Transaction-Based Data Summary
Bill Inmon compares the task of cleaning structured transaction-based data to that of sweeping sand in a beach house – it's a losing proposition.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Data Quality, Unstructured Data, ETL, Data Migration

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
25-03-2010
An IT Progression Summary
Bill Inmon takes a look at the amazing transformations IT has undergone since the 1960s.

Topics: Data Warehousing

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
11-03-2010
And a Sawyer Takes the Pot Summary
Bill Inmon contradicts the flawed logic of the corporate bully.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
04-03-2010
What is Corporate Data? Summary
Bill Inmon delineates the characteristics of corporate data.

Topics: Data Warehousing
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25-02-2010
Are You Kidding Me? Summary
Bill Inmon is of the opinion that when it comes to software, you can have inexpensive or you can have complete, but you can't have both.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
04-02-2010
Corporate Data: A Brief History Summary
Bill Inmon considers the role corporate data plays in making appropriate and timely decisions.

Topics: Data Warehousing

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
28-01-2010
DAMA Summary
Bill Inmon shares his concerns about the future of data administration.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Information Management, Databases/Database Administration, Data Management
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14-01-2010
A Tale of Two People Summary
Bill Inmon notes that one of the lessons to be learned from the recession is that people aligned with the business, as opposed to a technology, are more likely to be considered essential when a company is forced to make difficult layoff decisions.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
07-01-2010
A Modern Gothic Tale Summary
Moving from one release of VB.NET to another can be a huge challenge. Bill Inmon recounts his recent experience.

Topics: Data Warehousing

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
17-12-2009
Compliance and the Recession Summary
Basel II, says Bill Inmon, put to proper use, may have alerted banks to the subprime mortgage crisis.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Compliance
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by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
03-12-2009

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