Boost the efficiency and quality of your software projects at every stage with this application-oriented guide to metrics and methods for managing manage software development and maintenance.
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The bible for dimensional data modeling If you're about to embark on building a star-schema for your warehouse, there is no better place to start than here.
This book teaches many of the theoretical constructs of data warehousing. It's basically data warehousing 101--but can you really apply it practically? It's a quick read that can give you a general overview of data warehousing, but you should probably do some more in-depth research before actually embarking on a data warehouse project.
Texel and Williams utilize Jacobson's highly-effective new Use Cases technique, which provides the basis for builds/releases, work allocation, progress monitoring, and other processes. Throughout the book, they present techniques for evolving current software design processes to an advanced, formal framework -- while minimizing disruption and maximizing payoff.
Learn how to quickly and easily access the wealth of information in your information systems. With data mining, companies can analyze customers' past behaviors in order to make strategic decisions for the future. This book is a practical guide to mining business data to help marketers and business managers focus their marketing and sales strategies. It explains how each mining technique works and what kinds of business problems each one can solve.
Ralph Kimball's bestselling The Data Warehouse Toolkit explained how to design data warehouses using the dimensional modeling technique he developed. This perfect complement to that book shows how dimensional design fits in the overall lifecycle of planning, designing, developing and deploying data marts and data warehouses. Based on the real experiences of four leading data warehouse developers and offering timely case studies, this book provides developers with the fine details on how to master each step in the process. It also covers how to design data marts that are well integrated with the overall data warehouse design.
How can the overall technology project management process be improved? If you have ever been involved in any type of systems and technology project in either the public or private sector for an organization large or small, this book is for you. Get guidelines that help you achieve greater success and reduce the risk of problems and failures in projects. With combined costs of failures and overruns totaling in the hundreds of billions of dollars, you can't afford not to read this book.
Need a book with real-life examples? This book takes stories of project managers working through problems and gives you actionable items, inspiration and tips for your next project.
Use this book to build a business plan that works for the online environment, then follow through with tips on building a great project team and managing to achieve your goals.