Innovative Systems and Prism Solutions partner to provide Innovative-Warehouse solution.
DATA WAREHOUSING See data warehouse.
data warehousing - data warehouse CONFERENCE, ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Feb. 14, 1995--Innovative Systems, Inc. (ISI ISI International Sensitivity Index, see there ) and Prism Solutions today announced a partnership for the launch of the Innovative-Warehouse(TM) solution -- a new data warehouse offering based on Prism's data warehouse management software and ISI's customer information management software.
The Innovative-Warehouse solution automates the process of reengineering and warehousing corporate data to serve the decision support needs of marketing, sales, and customer service. It is distinguished by its extremely high data integrity and applicability for both operational and on-line analytical processing (database) On-Line Analytical Processing - (OLAP) A category of database software which provides an interface such that users can transform or limit raw data according to user-defined or pre-defined functions, and quickly and interactively examine the results in various dimensions (OLAP (OnLine Analytical Processing) Decision support software that allows the user to quickly analyze information that has been summarized into multidimensional views and hierarchies. OLAP tools are used to perform trend analysis on sales and financial information. ) tools.
Data warehouses depend on source information from legacy and operational systems to be migrated and converted to a database of consistent, subject-oriented, historical information. The Innovative-Warehouse solution, offered by Innovative Systems and available immediately, addresses these component processes and ensures their success.
ISI's products improve the accuracy of customer information by standardizing, consolidating and reformatting customer names, addresses, and relationships. Prism Warehouse Manager(TM) can then extract and integrate this reengineered data to build a data warehouse in a client/server or mainframe environment. Prism Warehouse Manager automates the data conversions, summarizations, key changes, structural changes, and condensations needed to create an historical perspective of enterprise-wide information.
``This partnership allows clients to harness data that was once isolated, incompatible, and inadequately structured for the kind of decision support required both in the back office and in the field,'' said John Vallieres John Vallier (1920–1991) was an English classical composer and pianist. His most known work is a toccatina for piano, written in 1950. It was recorded by Benno Moiseiwitsch and later by Marc-André Hamelin in 2001. , ISI's Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. ``The Innovative-Warehouse solution will clean and consolidate current and historical data to support sales, marketing, and service efforts.''
Jim Ashbrook, president of Prism Solutions added, ``One of the most crucial elements involved in building a data warehouse is ensuring the timeliness, accuracy, and completeness of the source data that gets loaded into the warehouse. ISI's data integrity products help companies clean, standardize stan·dard·ize
1. To cause to conform to a standard.
2. To evaluate by comparing with a standard. , and aggregate the data from their operational systems, thus minimizing the amount of work required to prepare data for warehouses. We are very pleased to be partnering with ISI to help clients implement the highest quality data warehouses.''
Founded in 1968, Innovative Systems, Inc. is the world leader in customer information management. ISI assists clients in building, populating, maintaining, and accessing very large, very accurate databases. ISI is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania “Pittsburgh” redirects here. For the region, see Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area.
Pittsburgh (pronounced IPA: /ˈpɪtsbɚg/) is the second largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. .
Prism Solutions is the leader in data warehouse management software for building, maintaining, and navigating data warehouses. Prism's products and services provide the foundation for a variety of IS and business projects, such as migration and conversion between different computing platforms See platform. , reengineering legacy applications and business processes, implementing client/server architectures An environment in which the application processing is divided between client workstations and servers. It implies the use of desktop computers interacting with servers in a network in contrast to processing everything in a large centralized mainframe. See client/server. , and building decision-support systems. Prism's customers include leading companies in the finance, health care, insurance, manufacturing, public utilities, retail, telecommunications, transportation, and technology industries. Prism is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California Sunnyvale ([sʌniveil]) is a city in Santa Clara County, California, United States. It is one of the major cities that make up the Silicon Valley. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 131,760. .
Prism Warehouse Manager is a trademark of Prism Solutions, Inc. Innovative-Warehouse solution is a trademark of Innovative Systems,
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