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May 11, 2012
Enterprise information management programs should be molded around clear business objectives, says a senior information architect at Bank of America.
March 01, 2012
To succeed in the big-data era, CEOs need to get involved in managing data in order to help their companies take full advantage of that critical "raw material," says consultant Diego Saenz.
January 13, 2012
Some of last year's biggest information management mess-ups could have been avoided through closer adherence to best practices, according to experts.
November 16, 2011
"Big data" is creating new questions and challenges for IT and data management pros. We're here to help, with articles offering expert advice on big-data management best practices and pitfalls.
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A fact table is the central table in a star schema of a data warehouse. A fact table stores quantitative information for analysis and is often denormalized. Continue Reading
A dimension table is a table in a star schema of a data warehouse. A dimension table stores attributes, or dimensions, that describe the objects in a fact table. Continue Reading
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From the rise of "big data" to office politics hampering MDM projects to Hewlett-Packard giving Neoview the ax, and more, there were plenty of notable data management stories in 2011. Continue Reading
With companies using more data every day, selecting the right data warehouse software platform or data warehouse tool is vital. This guide will help readers through the evaluation and selection process. Continue Reading
Is it necessary to buy master data management (MDM) software to manage MDM initiatives? Hear from expert Jill Dyche in this MDM video about when it makes sense to buy MDM technology and why it depends on how enterprise-wide the MDM project will be. Continue Reading
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Most IT departments run away from complexity, but when it comes to big data, there's a good reason for all those systems. Continue Reading
Our latest news stories include coverage of the Gartner MDM Summit, where a session got us thinking about inaccurate and irritating data management phrases. What buzzwords bug you? Continue Reading
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Here you’ll find 12 expert tips on developing an enterprise information management strategy and roadmap for your company. Use the EIM strategy development advice to get started. Continue Reading
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