Blissful Data: Wisdom and Strategies for Providing Meaningful, Useful, and Accessible Data for All Employees

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AMACOM, 2004 - Business & Economics - 244 pages

"Analyzing information and acting accordingly is a key strategic goal of every business. But vast quantities of data are of little use if they are not structured and kept in such a way as to be readily accessible and applicable. Only optimally organized information can drive maximum productivity.

Blissful Data is a reader-friendly book that reveals what it takes to achieve a state of perfect organization within the environment of a successful data warehouse. This timely book will help the reader:

* understand how data evolves into information that drives better decision making

* recognize the pitfalls, caused by people and politics, that lead to short-sighted solutions and long-term problems

* manage data warehousing costs, performance, and expectations effectively

* apply project management fundamentals to data warehouse endeavors

Blissful Data includes dozens of examples, as well as case studies illustrating successful, unsuccessful, and disastrous data warehouse strategies."

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About the author (2004)

Margaret Y. Chu (Fullerton, CA) is a founding partner with OuterCore Professional Development, LLC, a leadership and project management consulting firm in Newport Beach.

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