Blissful Data: Wisdom and Strategies for Providing Meaningful, Useful, and Accessible Data for All Employees

Blissful Data: Wisdom and Strategies for Providing Meaningful, Useful, and Accessible Data for All Employees

by Margaret Y. Chu
     
 

"Analyzing information and acting accordingly is a key strategic goal of every business. But vast quantities of data are of little use if they are not structured and kept in such a way as to be readily accessible and applicable. Only optimally organized information can drive maximum productivity.

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"Analyzing information and acting accordingly is a key strategic goal of every business. But vast quantities of data are of little use if they are not structured and kept in such a way as to be readily accessible and applicable. Only optimally organized information can drive maximum productivity.

Blissful Data is a reader-friendly book that reveals what it takes to achieve a state of perfect organization within the environment of a successful data warehouse. This timely book will help the reader:

• understand how data evolves into information that drives better decision making

• recognize the pitfalls, caused by people and politics, that lead to short-sighted solutions and long-term problems

• manage data warehousing costs, performance, and expectations effectively

• apply project management fundamentals to data warehouse endeavors

Blissful Data includes dozens of examples, as well as case studies illustrating successful, unsuccessful, and disastrous data warehouse strategies."

Editorial Reviews

ComputerWorld
...does a good job of explaining data marts, data warehouses, business rules, metadata, data modeling and integration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814407806
Publisher:
AMACOM
Publication date:
03/10/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
17 Years

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ComputerWorld: "...does a good job of explaining data marts, data warehouses, business rules, metadata, data modeling and integration."

Meet the Author

Margaret Y. Chu (Fullerton, CA) is a founding partner with OuterCore Professional Development, LLC, a leadership and project management consulting firm in Newport Beach.

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