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How the Enterprise Data Model can help you build a better Dimensional Data Warehouse by Alex Soltesz, Enterprise Data Warehouse Architect

  • Thursday, January 16, 2014
  • 17:00 - 19:00
  • CORADIX Technology Consulting Ltd, 151 Slater Street, Suite 1010 Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5H3

How the Enterprise Data Model can help you build a better Dimensional Data Warehouse by Alex Soltesz, Enterprise Data Warehouse Architect

The first joint TDWI/DAMA Chapter event for 2014 will be held at CORADIX Technology Consulting Ltd. on Jan 16th 2014.

With 16+ solid years of Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence (BI) experience, Alex Soltesz has been recognized as a key player in numerous successful data warehousing projects. His broad and diverse experience has provided him with a well-founded understanding of the data warehousing lifecycle and the data warehousing industry itself.

Alex is highly skilled at architecting enterprise-wide decision support solutions incorporating Data Mining, OLAP and Query Reporting methodologies.

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This presentation will be a practical and in-depth walkthrough on how to build an Enterprise-class Business Intelligence (BI) framework by bringing together two distinct modelling paradigms that might otherwise be at odds with one another (Entity/Relationship vs. Dimensional). This presentation will address the following topics:

  • Top-down Data Warehouse architecture using the Kimball methodology (dimensional)
  • The Enterprise Data Model (EDM) – purpose, uses including how it can be used to plan and deliver conformed dimensions as well as development strategies for building it in conjunction with BI application delivery
  • Data modeling concepts – conceptual logical and dimensional with examples using Sybase PowerDesigner
  • Other data governance considerations – such as Master Data Management)
  • Enterprise BI strategies for the public sector – how to think big, but deliver in small successive increments)


  • BI/DW Architects
  • Data architects, data modellers, data stewards, subject matter experts
  • Key decision makers: CIOs, project managers/leads, technical leads and technical advisors

When: Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (17:00 hrs to 19:00 hrs)


     CORADIX Technology Consulting Ltd.

     151 Slater Street, Suite 1010

     Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5H3

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