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Growing Business Intelligence: An Agile Approach to Leveraging Data and Analytics for Maximum Business Value by Larry Burns

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Chapter 7 Pattern-Based BI

An Agile approach to anything (including landscape gardening) is based on recognizing patterns. We always try, as much as possible, to avoid reinventing the same wheel over and over again—this wastes time and effort that should be applied to more value-producing work!

Data modelers have long used patterns as jumping-off points when modeling familiar data subject areas.22 They are also commonly used in application development. However, we have not yet seen patterns used much in BI architecture.

As noted in previous chapters, ...

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