Articles by Bill Inmon

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Providing Real Business Value Summary
Bill Inmon reminds us the importance of adopting proven technologies that provide true business value.

Topics: Information Management

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04-04-2013
Three Types of Data Models Summary
Bill Inmon discusses operational data models, data warehouse (or analytical) data models and global data models.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Data Modeling and Design

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06-05-2010
Cleaning Structured Transaction-Based Data Summary
Bill Inmon compares the task of cleaning structured transaction-based data to that of sweeping sand in a beach house it's a losing proposition.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Data Quality, Unstructured Data, ETL, Data Migration

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25-03-2010
An IT Progression Summary
Bill Inmon takes a look at the amazing transformations IT has undergone since the 1960s.

Topics: Data Warehousing

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11-03-2010
And a Sawyer Takes the Pot Summary
Bill Inmon contradicts the flawed logic of the corporate bully.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence

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04-03-2010
What is Corporate Data? Summary
Bill Inmon delineates the characteristics of corporate data.

Topics: Data Warehousing
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25-02-2010
Are You Kidding Me? Summary
Bill Inmon is of the opinion that when it comes to software, you can have inexpensive or you can have complete, but you can't have both.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence

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04-02-2010
Corporate Data: A Brief History Summary
Bill Inmon considers the role corporate data plays in making appropriate and timely decisions.

Topics: Data Warehousing

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28-01-2010
Business Relevance Summary
The recession, says Bill Inmon, may be the impetus technicians need to become relevant to their business.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Analytics

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21-01-2010
DAMA Summary
Bill Inmon shares his concerns about the future of data administration.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Information Management, Databases/Database Administration, Data Management
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14-01-2010
A Tale of Two People Summary
Bill Inmon notes that one of the lessons to be learned from the recession is that people aligned with the business, as opposed to a technology, are more likely to be considered essential when a company is forced to make difficult layoff decisions.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence

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07-01-2010
A Modern Gothic Tale Summary
Moving from one release of VB.NET to another can be a huge challenge. Bill Inmon recounts his recent experience.

Topics: Data Warehousing

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17-12-2009
Compliance and the Recession Summary
Basel II, says Bill Inmon, put to proper use, may have alerted banks to the subprime mortgage crisis.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Compliance, Data Warehousing
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03-12-2009
Serving Two Masters Summary
Relational database vendors made a conscious decision that is bearing bitter fruit today the decision to turn their DBMS products into a one-size fits all technology.

Topics: Data Warehousing
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16-07-2009
Passive Indexes Summary
The standard practices of information management that sufficed in an earlier day and age often do not apply to archival data.

Topics: Information Management, Storage

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
14-08-2008

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