The practical, hands-on guidance in this book includes:
- Part 1: The importance of information management and analytics to business, and how data warehouses are used - Part 2: The technologies and data that advance an organization, and extend data warehouses and related functionality - Part 3: Big Data and NoSQL, and how technologies like Hadoop enable management of new forms of data - Part 4: Pulls it all together, while addressing topics of agile development, modern business intelligence, and organizational change management
Read the book cover-to-cover, or keep it within reach for a quick and useful resource. Either way, this book will enable you to master all of the possibilities for data or the broadest view across the enterprise.
- Balances business and technology, with non-product-specific technical detail- Shows how to leverage data to deliver ROI for a business- Engaging and approachable, with practical advice on the pros and cons of each domain, so that you learn how information fits together into a complete architecture - Provides a path for the data warehouse professional into the new normal of heterogeneity, including NoSQL solutions
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Part 1: No Matter What Business You're In, You're in the Business of Information
Chapter 1. Relational Theory in Practice: Data Warehouses and Data Marts
Chapter 2. Business Intelligence is Everywhere and You're in the Business of Analytics
Chapter 3. Data Quality: Passing the Standard
Part 2: Beyond the Data Warehouse
Chapter 4. Data Warehouse Appliances and Columnar Approaches
Chapter 5. Master Data Management
Chapter 6. Data Stream Processing
Chapter 7. Data Virtualization
Chapter 8. Syndicated Data
Part 3: Big Data
Chapter 9. Hadoop: Analytics at Scale
Chapter 10. Key-Value Stores, Document Stores, and Column Stores
Chapter 11. Graph Databases
Chapter 12. Cloud Computing
Part 4: Putting it all Together
Chapter 13. An Elegant Architecture Where Information Flows
Chapter 14. Collaboration, Mobile and Self-Service
Chapter 15. Information Security
Chapter 16. Agile Approaches, Specifically SCRUM
Chapter 17. Organizational Change Management
William is President of McKnight Consulting Group (www.mcknightcg.com). He is an internationally recognized authority in information management. His consulting work has included many of the Global 2000 and numerous midmarket companies. His teams have won several best practice competitions for their implementations and many of his clients have gone public with their success stories. His strategies form the information management plan for leading companies in various industries.
William is a very popular speaker worldwide and a prolific writer with hundreds of articles and white papers published. William is a distinguished entrepreneur, and a former Fortune 50 technology executive and software engineer. He provides clients with strategies, architectures, platform and tool selection, and complete programs to manage information.