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Agile Analytics: A Value-Driven Approach to Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing, 1st edition

  • Ken W. Collier

Published by Addison-Wesley Professional (July 27th 2011) - Copyright © 2012

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Agile Analytics: A Value-Driven Approach to Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing

ISBN-13: 9780321504814

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Table of contents

Foreword by Jim Highsmith xv

Foreword by Wayne Eckerson xvii

Preface xix

Acknowledgments xxxiii

About the Author xxxv

 

Part I: Agile Analytics: Management Methods 1

 

Chapter 1: Introducing Agile Analytics 3

Alpine-Style Systems Development 4

What Is Agile Analytics? 7

Data Warehousing Architectures and Skill Sets 13

Why Do We Need Agile Analytics? 16

Introducing FlixBuster Analytics 22

Wrap-Up 23

 

Chapter 2: Agile Project Management 25

What Is Agile Project Management? 26

Phased-Sequential DW/BI Development 30

Envision → Explore Instead of Plan → Do 32

Changing the Role of Project Management 35

Making Sense of Agile “Flavors” 36

Tenets of Agility 39

Wrap-Up 56

 

Chapter 3: Community, Customers, and Collaboration 59

What Are Agile Community and Collaboration? 60

The Agile Community 64

A Continuum of Trust 67

The Mechanics of Collaboration 69

Consumer Collaboration 73

Doer Collaboration 77

Planner Collaboration 78

Precursors to Agility 80

Wrap-Up 82

 

Chapter 4: User Stories for BI Systems 85

What Are User Stories? 86

User Stories versus Requirements 89

From Roles to Use Cases to User Stories 92

Decomposing Epics 99

What’s the Smallest, Simplest Thing? 103

Story Prioritization and Backlog Management 107

Story-Point Estimating 111

Parking Lot Diagrams 117

Wrap-Up 119

 

Chapter 5: Self-Organizing Teams Boost Performance 121

What Is a Self-Organizing Team? 122

Self-Organization Requires Self-Discipline 127

Self-Organization Requires Shared Responsibility 128

Self-Organization Requires Team Working Agreements 130

Self-Organization Requires Honoring Commitments 132

Self-Organization Requires Glass-House Development 134

Self-Organizing Requires Corporate Alignment 136

Wrap-Up 137

 

Part II: Agile Analytics: Technical Methods 139

 

Chapter 6: Evolving Excellent Design 141

What Is Evolutionary Design? 144

How Much Up-Front Design? 148

Agile Modeling 149

Data Model Patterns 152

Managing Technical Debt 154

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