The world of data warehousing and business intelligence has changed remarkably since the first edition of The Data Warehouse Lifecycle Toolkit was published in 1998. Ralph Kimball and the Kimball Group refined the original set of lifecycle methods and techniques.
With significant amounts of new and updated material, The Data Warehouse Lifecycle Toolkit, 2nd Edition will set the standard for DW/BI system design and development for the next decade. It’s everything you need to know about the Kimball methodology.
Tools and Utilities
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Project plan task list
Requirements questionnaire for business manager or analyst
Example pre-interview letter to brief interviewee
Example business user kickoff meeting agenda
Sample architecture document table of contents
Sample product evaluation matrix
Metadata data model and create scripts
Example high level model diagram
Example detailed dimensional design worksheet
Physical model template
Date dimension spreadsheet
Sample report mockup
Sample report description spreadsheet