What Is ‘Real-time Data Warehousing’?

Larry Zagata, Author at MIPRO - Page 20 of 22

What Is ‘Real-time Data Warehousing’?

I get asked the following questions often: What is real-time data warehousing? Is there such a thing as real-time? Who defines ‘real-time’ anyway? Is real-time really just ‘near-time’? It comes down to this concept: the ability to have valuable, quality data in your data warehouse as quickly as that data is generated within your operational

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Business Intelligence for PeopleSoft Maintenance Management

MIPRO is a nationally-recognized leader when it comes to the successful implementation of the PeopleSoft Maintenance Management (MM)/ALM suite. We have performed more implementations of this product than any other services firm out there. This is a bit of a bragging right, of course, but also an important fact to support our knowledge and expertise in the MM space. We have blogged about both ERP and Business Intelligence and the takeaways from those post is simply that ERP allows your organization to run your business and BI allows you to manage it. In this post we bring the world of BI to the world of PeopleSoft MM/ERP together in complete harmony.

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Building an Effective BI Dashboard

In our BI manifesto whitepaper, we discuss and outline how to effectively build a dashboard and avoid common mistakes.  Dashboards have a very specific use and should not be confused with reports; this in itself is a common conceptual mistake. The following are key elements of a well-designed dashboard: Dashboards should be designed to answer

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Business Intelligence and CPG/Retail

In a former life I led a national CPG (consumer packaged goods)/Retail practice focused on assisting clients with implementing their business intelligence (BI) solutions and helping them understand how to get the most value to their organizations from these systems. As with every industry vertical, there is some uniqueness to CPG/Retail market.  I am very

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BI Sidebar: Master Data Management and Data Quality

We have discussed previously the importance of data quality to business intelligence. I’d like to go a bit deeper on that topic here in this post. It is plainly obvious that your business intelligence will only be as good as the quality of your data; this, in turn, means the quality of business answers derived

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MIPRO Workshop: Business Intelligence Requirements Gathering

If our server logs are credible, Business Intelligence requirements gathering continues to be one of the most highly searched terms and asked-about BI subjects that we encounter.  We have authored several posts on this subject, including outlining at a high level the MIPRO approach to ensure business intelligence requirements are gathered and assessed appropriately. This

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PeopleTools 8.5 and OBIEE: There’s Value in Those Hills

We have posted multiple posts on the new PeopleTools 8.5 release (here’s our most popular; here’s our shameless plug), in addition to several posts on the  value of Oracle OBIEE and BI apps.  However, today’s post will talk about PeopleTools 8.5: for customers who have both PeopleSoft and Oracle OBIEE, there is some additional value

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