A Kimball Group White Paper.
By Ralph Kimball
In this white paper, Dr. Ralph Kimball proposes a specific architecture for building an integrated enterprise data warehouse (EDW). This architecture directly supports master data management efforts and provides the platform for consistent business analysis across the enterprise. He describes the scope and challenges of building an integrated enterprise data warehouse, and provides detailed guidance for designing and administering the necessary processes that support integration.
Download this white paper now to learn what EDW actually is, and what necessary design elements are needed to achieve integration!
Ralph Kimball founded the Kimball Group. Since the mid 1980’s he has been the data warehouse/business intelligence (DW/BI) industry’s thought leader on the dimensional approach and trained more than 10,000 IT professionals.
Prior to working at Metaphor and founding Red Brick Systems, Ralph co-invented the Star workstation at Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). Ralph has his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.