The user information system

Date of publication: September 1, 1996

Author: Michel Jambu

Abstract:

This paper describes a new approach to data warehousing, in focusing the data warehousing solutions on the every day needs of data end- users. This new approach is called User Information System to show the difference with other Data Warehouse Solutions. In the first part, this paper analyzes the usual data warehouse solutions mostly oriented towards data management. In the second part, this paper presents the User Information System Solution, oriented end-user, and designed by end-users of data warehouse. The specifications of this solution were from the experience of France Telecom Information System. In the last part, we describe the data users’ satisfaction problems.

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