olap data cube
(OLAP Data Cube)
Write a 2 to 3 page essay describing the use of an OLAP Data Cube. Your essay should also describe the operations of Drill Down, Roll Up, Slice, and Dice.
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Business Intelligence technology and processes are constantly changing. It’s important to stay current on new software, techniques, and innovative ways of converting data into meaningful information.
- Find a recent online article related to a business intelligence topic.
- In your own words write a summary of the article.
- As you write your summary consider how your article relates to topics covered in the textbooks, videos, and presentations.
Suggested Websites for articles:
Business Intelligence – BusinessIntelligence.com is the place for BI decision makers to access the most current and highest quality BI content aggregated from across the web.
CIO Magazine – CIO Magazine serves Chief Information Officers (CIOs), other IT leaders, as well as ecosystem that surrounds and interacts with them.
Information Week – Information Week is a periodical that concentrates on areas related to Strategic CIO, Software, Cloud, Mobile, Big Data, Security, Infrastructure, Government, and Healthcare.
Information Management – Information Management contains the latest news, commentary, and features content serving the information technology and business community.
The following video gives an overview of data warehouses including the ETL process.
Watch Video Data Warehousing – An Overview
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