Upgrade Cost

Who Pays for Post Upgrade Activities?

The dilemma that most enterprises face is that ‘time is money’. When we look at what is on the priority list for post upgrade activities and who is going to pay for it; the topic can get quite involved. In an enterprise where business departments are internally billed for most IT activities; it will take…   [read more…]

Process vs Storage

Enhancements and Best Practice DataModeling

We are regularly arriving at the peek of an excellent DataModel implementation that covers all the major topics of interest. Despite this, less than 12 months later we are back at the drawing board integrating a new perspective into our DataModel design decisions. One major reason for the constant evolution of implementing a DataModel is…   [read more…]

Information Lifecycle Management

7Cs of BW Information Lifecycle Management

While the topic of Information Life Cycle Management (ILM) is huge, the BW ILM roadmap is quite simple: BW ILM: Create -> Curate -> Collect -> Combine -> Consume -> Conserve -> Combust. 7Cs of BW Information Lifecycle Management Create and Curate are tightly coupled to business processes that involve all aspects of the business….   [read more…]