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By Diane Dakers

In 2009, Victoria's CHEK-TV turned the 1st employee-owned tv station in North the United States after company proprietor CanWest worldwide threatened to close it down. The David-and-Goliath tale made nationwide headlines and reawakened a trust in neighborhood, self reliant broadcasting. within the 5 years because the worker buy of the station, CHEK has weathered the demanding situations of self sufficient possession and is still proudly neighborhood, in each experience of the note. whereas the way forward for media is unpredictable and the feasibility of neighborhood tv is still challenged, CHEK Republic is, at its center, successful tale, chronicling the lengthy heritage, close to downfall, and rebirth of a very extraordinary media outlet.

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Historical data is missing from the OLTP database which makes analysis a non starter. The DW is tuned to enable search and retrieval. This is at the heart of the difference between operational and analytical systems. Bill Inmon the father of DW suggests: 50 s n9 h The data serving operational needs are physically different data from those serving informational or analytic needs. ~ The supporting technology for operational processing is fundamentally different from the technology used to support informational or analytical needs.

Business Drivers To remain competitive, today's leaner, more empowered organizations demand consolidated information at all levels to achieve strategic objectives. After years of downsizing, rightsizing, reengineering, and continuous improvement, organizations find themselves in a permanent state of flux . Increasing productivity demands require that analytical information be distributed widely throughout the organization. 37 o Perlo mane rehousmg Solu Ions High Ava etwo s Supp S per or Bus ess 0 For example, a fundamental change is occurring in the approach to managing customer relationships and supply chains.

With new products and new entrants trying to 56 s h cherry pick your best customers you need to invest in quick returns. A DW enables you to get that quick return whilst building a solution that will go bank wide. Banks such as Chase, Bank of America, Barclays and Lloyds TSB started off small and built up their usage through iterative projects. The idea is to build the DW through short iterative projects that show business benefits at each stage. How long should each stage take? Some promise a fully implemented DW in 90 days.

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