PROCESS REFERENCE MODEL FOR DATA WAREHOUSE DEVELOPMENT - A consensus-oriented approach

Ralf Knackstedt, Karsten Klose, Björn Niehaves, Jörg Becker

Abstract

IS literature provides a variety of Data Warehouse development methodologies focussing on technical issues, for instance the automatical generation of Data Warehouse or OLAP schemata from conceptual graphical models or the materialization of views. On the other hand, we can observe a growing influence of conceptual modelling in the move of general IS development which is specifically addressing early phase design issues. Here, conceptual modelling solves communicational problems which emerge when for instance IT personnel and business personnel work together, mostly having distinct educational and professional backgrounds as well as using distinct domain languages. Thus, the aim of this paper is to provide the foundation of a Data Warehouse development methodology in form of a process reference model which is based on a conceptual modelling approach.

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Knackstedt R., Klose K., Niehaves B. and Becker J. (2005). PROCESS REFERENCE MODEL FOR DATA WAREHOUSE DEVELOPMENT - A consensus-oriented approach . In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-19-8, pages 499-505. DOI: 10.5220/0002534104990505


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@conference{iceis05,
author={Ralf Knackstedt and Karsten Klose and Björn Niehaves and Jörg Becker},
title={PROCESS REFERENCE MODEL FOR DATA WAREHOUSE DEVELOPMENT - A consensus-oriented approach},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2005},
pages={499-505},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002534104990505},
isbn={972-8865-19-8},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - PROCESS REFERENCE MODEL FOR DATA WAREHOUSE DEVELOPMENT - A consensus-oriented approach
SN - 972-8865-19-8
AU - Knackstedt R.
AU - Klose K.
AU - Niehaves B.
AU - Becker J.
PY - 2005
SP - 499
EP - 505
DO - 10.5220/0002534104990505