A business-oriented approach to data warehouse development

Ania Cravero Leal, Jose Norberto Mazón, Juan Trujillo
2013 Ingeniería e Investigación  
Several surveys have indicated that many data warehouses fail to meet business objectives or are outright failures. One reason for this is that requirement engineering is typically overlooked in real projects. This paper addresses data warehouse design from a business perspective by highlighting business strategy analysis, alignment between data warehouse objectives and a firm's strategy, goal-orientated information requirements' modelling and how an underlying multidimensional data warehouse
more » ... del may be derived. A set of guidelines is provided allowing developers to design a data warehouse aligned with a prevailing business strategy. A classic case study is presented.
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