Agile Development of a BI application

Wandering around the web I found a presentation by Soren Burkhart of Hawaii Business Consulting, LLC given at the Rails Conference in Portland, Oregon (May 2007) that describes a classic agile approach to developing a Business Intelligence application…

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Can Business Intelligence Be Agile ?

The agile manifesto and it’s underlying principles set out four key values for developing software solutions: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working software over comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over contract negotiation Responding to change over following a plan If an organisation is…

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Black Swans and White Elephants

Another ETIS presentation from Istanbul in Octovber 2009 This presentation looks at the Return on Investment in Business Intelligence projects Return on Investment is a performance measure used to evaluate the efficiency of an investment or to…

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Process Neutral Data Modelling

This paper describes in detail the process for creating an enterprise data warehouse physical data model that is less susceptible to change. Change is one of the largest on-going costs in a data warehouse and therefore…

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