Master Data Services: Fixing Data before ETL
What is Master Data Services, and why should you care? Is it part of the data warehouse, part of the transaction system, or something else entirely? In this session we describe: - SQL Server 2008 R2 Master Data Services overview - The role of master data management within the Kimball Method architecture - What Master Data Services can add to your overall information delivery architecture… and what it costs - How the design of your BI solution changes with the addition of Master Data Services.
Joy Mundy has focused on data warehousing and business intelligence since the early 1990s, specializing in business requirements analysis, dimensional modeling, and business intelligence systems architecture. Joy co-founded InfoDynamics LLC, a data warehouse consulting firm, then joined Microsoft WebTV to develop closed-loop analytic applications and a packaged data warehouse. Before returning to consulting in 2004, Joy worked in Microsoft SQL Server product development, managing a team that developed the best practices for building business intelligence systems on the Microsoft platform. Joy began her career as a business analyst in banking and finance. She graduated from Tufts University with a BA in Economics, and from Stanford with an MS in Engineering Economic Systems.
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