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The Seven Deadly Sins of Data Warehouse Design

A recent white paper from Embarcadero Technologies on the seven deadly sins of database design triggered me to write this post – as similar principles can be applied to dimensional data warehouse design. Some of the sins are vaguely similar to those encountered in relational data modelling, but the other sins are very different and …

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Agile Information Architecture

In this blog post I cover the concept of an Agile Information Architecture. The terms “agile” and “architecture” in one phrase almost seem like a contradiction. So, here I unpack this term to clarify its meaning, ascertain its relevance within the broader field of BI, and to discuss a useful tool that can be utilised …

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