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A Definition of Data Warehousing
There is a great deal of confusion over the meaning of data warehousing. Simply defined, a data warehouse is a place for data, whereas data warehousing describes the process of defining, populating, and using a data warehouse. Creating, populating, and querying a data warehouse typically carries an extremely high price tag, but the return on investment can be substantial. Over 95% of the Fortune 1000 have a data warehouse initiative underway in some form.
: A Definition of Data Warehousing A Definition of Data Warehousing M. Reed - August 18, 2002 Read Comments Biographical Information Bill Inmon Bill Inmon is universally recognized as the father of the data warehouse. He has over 26 years of database technology management experience and data warehouse design expertise, and has published 36 books and more than 350 articles in major computer journals. His books have been translated into nine languages. He is known globally for his seminars on developing
Requirements Definition For Package Implementations
How do you go about defining the requirements of large package systems, particularly those with the all-encompassing scope of ERP, EAM, and CRM software, and still satisfy the needs to the project team, the user community, and executive management? It’s a balancing act rivaling the circus performer trying to keep all of the plates spinning at once. While it is difficult to say one aspect of a project plan is more important than another, accurately and completely defining the needs to be fulfilled by the software is critical to the overall success of the implementation and the longevity of software. This article outlines a logical process for defining the requirements and keeping the plates spinning.
: Requirements Definition For Package Implementations Requirements Definition For Package Implementations Joe Strub - January 28, 2003 Read Comments Premise Defining the requirements of software is where a company sets the expectations of the software and specifies how it is to function in specific circumstances. This should not be the initial attempt at this process. As part of the package selection process, the broad specifications of the software should have already been defined and used to evaluate and
IP Telephony: Project Definition Guide
You’ve determined the business rationale for embracing Internet protocol (IP) telephony as a strategy. Now it’s worth investing time in the project definition phase, since this will result in a clear statement of requirements that are in line with your objectives. However, how you define the project will depend on the needs of your business and your plans for convergence.
: IP Telephony: Project Definition Guide IP Telephony: Project Definition Guide Source: Nortel Networks Document Type: White Paper Description: You’ve determined the business rationale for embracing Internet protocol (IP) telephony as a strategy. Now it’s worth investing time in the project definition phase, since this will result in a clear statement of requirements that are in line with your objectives. However, how you define the project will depend on the needs of your business and your plans for
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Employee Onboarding: An HR Technology Seeking a Definition
A commonsense approach to defining an onboarding initiative starts with the company defining its objectives, prioritizing its goals, and carefully evaluating the options. When considering human resources technology specifically designed with the onboarding process in mind, you should focus on the flexibility of the onboarding solution options. Learn more about managing employee onboarding with an automated solution.
: Employee Onboarding: An HR Technology Seeking a Definition Employee Onboarding: An HR Technology Seeking a Definition Source: Emerald Software Group Document Type: White Paper Description: A commonsense approach to defining an onboarding initiative starts with the company defining its objectives, prioritizing its goals, and carefully evaluating the options. When considering human resources technology specifically designed with the onboarding process in mind, you should focus on the flexibility of the
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Do You Know What Are the Unintended Consequences of Your CRM Project?
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ERP System Replacement: Three Questions Every Mid-Sized Manufacturer Should Ask
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Data Quality Trends and Adoption
While much of the interest in data quality (DQ) solutions had focused on avoiding failure of data management-related initiatives, organizations now look to DQ efforts to improve operational efficiencies, reduce wasted costs, optimize critical business processes, provide data transparency, and improve customer experiences. Read what DQ purchase and usage trends across UK and US companies reveal about DQ goals and drivers.
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Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 for Discrete ERP Certification Report
Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for discrete manufacturers in TEC’s ERP Evaluation Center. Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for discrete manufacturers in TEC’s ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.
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Vertical Marketing--What Is A Vertical?
What is vertical marketing? Vertical marketing is product and promotion efforts targeted at specific industries. Many benefits are derived from vertical marketing. These include messages that are better received, credibility, marketing budgets that go farther, less competition, etc. A common mistake is the failure to understand the verticals you choose to target. The definition of a vertical is not what the vendor thinks; it is what the prospects think.
: Vertical Marketing--What Is A Vertical? Vertical Marketing--What Is A Vertical? Olin Thompson - December 9, 2004 Read Comments Introduction What is vertical marketing? Vertical marketing is product and promotion efforts targeted at specific industries. Many benefits are derived from vertical marketing. These include messages that are better received, credibility, marketing budgets that go farther, less competition, etc. A common mistake is the failure to understand the verticals you choose to target. The
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