Web Page Extension of Data Warehouses

Web Page Extension of Data Warehouses

Anthony Scime (State University of New York College Brockport, USA)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 5
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-557-3.ch228
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Data warehouses are constructed to provide valuable and current information for decision-making. Typically this information is derived from the organization’s functional databases. The data warehouse is then providing a consolidated, convenient source of data for the decision-maker. However, the available organizational information may not be sufficient to come to a decision. Information external to the organization is also often necessary for management to arrive at strategic decisions. Such external information may be available on the World Wide Web; and when added to the data warehouse extends decision-making power.

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