According B-Eye-Network: "By providing a single version of the truth, analytics and reporting for decision making, a data warehouse can be considered a miracle cure for your organization.
However, the full value of using your data warehouse to solve specific business problems is often not realized. Surprisingly, the problem may not be with the data warehouse, but with the metadata.
Metadata can be an underlying force in providing consistently reliable business information via the data warehouse. Conversely, if metadata is not properly managed, it can cause confusion, inflexibility and curtail the ability of the data warehouse to support new business processes.
Featuring renowned data warehouse expert W. H. (Bill) Inmon, ASG Software Solutions presents the secrets of a successful data warehouse. Among other things, these secrets will be revealed:
Metadata infrastructure is the key to building your data warehouse environment…Why? Your metadata must be managed across the breadth of your data warehouse implementation…How? End-to-end data impact analysis ensures that planned changes won’t disrupt the flow of business information…How? ASG’s data warehouse solution provides an entry point for smaller businesses as well as manages terabytes of information at larger organizations…How?"
When you register, you will can download a complimentary copy of the white paper, A New Breed of Data Warehouse.