(This is part of our ongoing Series of Unfortunate Data Warehousing
and Business Intelligence Events. Click
for the complete series, so far.)
A fundamental flaw of many business intelligence solutions is recreating
what the company is already using for reporting and analysis. This
takes one of two paths:
1) The data warehouse is built
using essentially the source systems' data model.
2) The other end of the spectrum from 3NF is recreating your
current reporting solutions, often data shadow systems or spreadmarts,
that basically flatten out the data.
Click to read the complete post at the Data Doghouse.
Posted June 17, 2010 2:48 PM
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