Agile Data Warehousing Project Management: Business Intelligence Systems Using Scrum by Ralph HughesAgile Data Warehousing Project Management: Business Intelligence Systems Using Scrum by Ralph Hughes

Agile Data Warehousing Project Management: Business Intelligence Systems Using Scrum

byRalph HughesEditorRalph Hughes

Paperback | September 28, 2012

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You have to make sense of enormous amounts of data, and while the notion of agile data warehousing might sound tricky, it can yield as much as a 3-to-1 speed advantage while cutting project costs in half. Bring this highly effective technique to your organization with the wisdom of agile data warehousing expert Ralph Hughes.

Agile Data Warehousing Project Managementwill give you a thorough introduction to the method as you would practice it in the project room to build a serious data mart. Regardless of where you are today, this step-by-step implementation guide will prepare you to join or even lead a team in visualizing, building, and validating a single component to an enterprise data warehouse.

  • Provides a thorough grounding on the mechanics of Scrum as well as practical advice on keeping your team on track
  • Includes strategies for getting accurate and actionable requirements from a team's business partner
  • Revolutionary estimating techniques that make forecasting labor far more understandable and accurate
  • Demonstrates a blends of Agile methods to simplify team management and synchronize inputs across IT specialties
  • Enables you and your teams to start simple and progress steadily to world-class performance levels
Ralph Hughes, former DW/BI practice manager for a leading global systems integrator, has led numerous BI programs and projects for Fortune 500 companies in aerospace, government, telecom, and pharmaceuticals. A certified Scrum Master and a PMI Project Management Professional, he began developing an agile method for data warehouse 15 ye...
Title:Agile Data Warehousing Project Management: Business Intelligence Systems Using ScrumFormat:PaperbackDimensions:366 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 28, 2012Publisher:Morgan KaufmannLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0123964636

ISBN - 13:9780123964632


Table of Contents

Part I: A Generic Agile Method Chapter 1. Why Agile? Chapter 2. Agile Development in a Nutshell Chapter 3. Project Management Lite Chapter 4. User Stories for Business Intelligence Applications

Part II. Adapting Agile to Data Warehousing Chapter 5. Developer Stories for Data Integration Projects Chapter 6. Agile Estimation for DW/BI Chapter 7. Further Adaptations for Agile Data Warehousing Chapter 8. Starting and Scaling Agile Warehousing Teams

Part III. Retrospective Chapter 9. Faster, Better, Cheaper

Editorial Reviews

"Anyone who has worked on a data warehousing project knows that it can be a monumental undertaking. Agile Data Warehouse (sic) Project Management.offers up an approach that can minimize challenges and improve the chance of successful delivery."--Data and Technology Today blog, April 23, 2013 "Hughes first began working with agile data warehousing in 1996 and received skeptical reactions up until at least six years ago. Having stuck with this approach throughout, he is now receiving a more and more favorable reception and here uses his expertise to deliver a thorough implementation guide."--Reference and Research Book News, December 2012