Thinking Global BI: Data-Warehouse Principles for Supporting Enterprise-Enabled Business-Intelligence Applications
By Charles Fichter (Microsoft). Design principles to support a global data-warehouse (DW) architecture.
BI-to-LOB Integration: Closing the Cycle
By Razvan Grigoroiu (Epicor). A discussion of the necessity of architecting BI solutions that focus on actionable data and information flow back to LOB applications.
Increasing Productivity by Empowering Business Users with Self-Serve BI
By Ken Withee (Hitachi Consulting). A look at the latest wave of Microsoft tools and technologies that enable end-user self-serve BI.
Business Insight = Business Infractructure = Business-Intelligence Platform
By Dinesh Kumar (Microsoft). A prescriptive approach to planning and delivering BI services through the business-infrastructure and business-capability models.
Semantic Enterprise Optimizer and Coexistence of Data Models
By P.A. Sundararajan, Anupama Nithyanand, and S.V. Subrahmanya (Infosys Technologies). Proposal of a semantic ontology-driven enterprise data-model architecture for interoperability, integration, and adaptability for evolution.
Lightweight SOAs: Exploring Patterns and Principles of a New Generation of SOA Solutions
By Jesus Rodriguez and Don Demsak (Tellago). An exploration of how to address common challenges of traditional SOAs by using more scalable, interoperable, and agile alternatives.
Design and planning, embedding BI in line-of-business applications, high availability, dual partitioning and more...
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