DW Project Management: Using Agile Software Development Frameworks for Data Mart Development

DW Project Management: Using Agile Software Development Frameworks for Data Mart Development

As a practitioner of the bottom-up development methodology, advocated by Ralph Kimball and my colleague Pieter Mimno, I am involved daily in the creation of enterprise data warehouse applications using an iterative bottom-up approach. However, as a “software development geek” with a long history managing many forms of application development, I believe it is time to apply the already proven agile development frameworks used by other forms of software development to our data mart development toolkits.