Master Data Management, Data Governance, Data Quality

Master data management (MDM) comprises the processes, governance, policies, standards and tools that consistently define and manage the critical data of an organization Continue reading “Master Data Management, Data Governance, Data Quality”


Data Warehousing

data warehouse (DW or DWH), is a system used for reporting and data analysis.  It is considered to be a core component of Business Intelligence environment. DWs are central repositories of integrated data from one or more disparate sources. Continue reading “Data Warehousing”

Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence is often described as a set of techniques & tools to acquire and transform raw data into meaningful information that can be used by the business to make informed decisions at an immediate and strategic level.

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Management Information Systems

A management information system (MIS) is the structured approach taken by the organisation to study activities within the business.  For example, a supermarket will use MIS to identify which products sell best, at what time, and accompanied by what other products e.g. bread and butter, wine and cheese etc.  Continue reading “Management Information Systems”