A poorly designed data warehouse can cause companies to base their knowledge on incorrect data, affecting business performance analysis and promoting poor business decisions. We discuss the 4 essential steps to take when designing an enterprise data warehouse.
Databases are part of the basic toolkit of any organization. However, usually only data managers are aware of the differences between the many types of databases that exist. In this article we explain the basic differences between a data warehouse and a data mart for non-experts.
Data warehouse automation is a next-generation technology that relies on advanced design patterns and processes to automate the planning, modeling, and integration steps of the entire data warehouse lifecycle. Automation provides an efficient alternative to traditional data warehouse design because it reduces[...]
The enormous amount of data and information that a company generates and consumes today can become an organizational and logistical nightmare. Storing data, integrating it and protecting it, so that it can be accessed in a fluid, fast and remote way, is one of the fundamental pillars for the successful management[...]
A data warehouse stores data. Its purpose is that the data can be consulted by the organization to extract useful information. Therefore, unlike a database, which is a mere data entry warehouse, a data warehouse is specially structured to favor the understanding and analysis of the data by the right person at the[...]
The world and its mobile phones are getting smaller, faster, and more connected, all culminating in the Mobile World Congress 2017. Mobile is well and truly taking over the world, simplifying our everyday tasks and streamlining our lives to let us live more intelligently. We're living in a new age of innovation, with[...]
Make no mistake about it - mobile phones are taking over the world. But don't worry, in a good way! Mobile phones have entered our lives in a way only the most inspired minds would have imagined at the turn of the century, making themselves indispensable to our day-to-day lives. They have brought the world closer[...]
While the term 'Internet of Things' has enjoyed a huge spike in popularity in recent years thanks to breathtaking advances in IT companies like Microsoft, Libelium, and Cisco, the concept of the Internet of Things is a lot older than you might realise. The phrase itself - 'Internet of Things' - was coined by Kevin[...]
Big Data is a gigantic area of technology which can be shaped and optimized into different solutions for almost any necessity. The biggest impediment to what scope of Big Data projects you can do is the limits of your very own imagination. Data is created at every move you take and don't take, voluntarily or[...]
Big Data companies are opening up a whole new world of possibilities across the globe. Big Data is the driving force behind machine learning and artificial intelligence that is changing how enterprises do business, with intelligence placed at the forefront of decision making. In an ever more inter-connected world,[...]