Question: I want to start a bank project on a data warehouse. How do I go about it?
Sid Adelman’s Answer: You first need to determine the requirements for your project. You will need a high-level business sponsor who needs data warehousing capabilities for his or her division. You will want to review what other banks are doing and then establish a set of goals and objectives for your project. You may also need to cost justify your project to be able to get the budget you need. There are quite a few great data warehouse applications in the banking industry. Here are a few:
Doug Hackney’s Answer: Hire experienced people and consultant who have experience in banking data warehouse systems.
Scott Howard’s Answer: That is a very broad question. I suggest some training in which you role play, gathering user requirements and using those requirements to produce a requirements model and document from which you model and construct a DW. There are several good books that can also help, but nothing replaces the experience gained in such a class. Contact me at email@example.com, I can make some specific recommendations.
Chuck Kelleys Answer: Find customers in the bank who need a data warehousing environment and gather the requirements for building them one. Then follow a methodology for building the data warehouse so that this one would be successful.
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