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Modeling the Agile Data Warehouse with Data Vault – Review

A few months ago I followed an introductory course about the data vault modeling technique for data warehouses at a local training provider. As part of the training, I received the book Modeling the Agile Data Warehouse with Data Vault written by Hans Hultgren who also is an instructor for the official data vault certification. […]


Friday SQL Nugget #1 post

I was tagged by Ted Krueger in his Friday SQL Nugget #1 post. This Friday’s nugget is: Deciding I need to delete it all and start over again.

Since programmers are lazy, they usually prefer to make changes to existing tables/packages/stored procedu…


Building a Lightweight Project Management Process

Working as a Software Developer* in a range of small companies and organizations, I’ve had the opportunity to work on quite a number of different projects. That experience has given me a healthy appreciation for how not to execute projects, as well as a healthy respect for process. Recently I pulled together a basic process to help manage the development tasks I am working on, track completion against my estimates, and a number of other things. It takes roughly an hour every two weeks and 5-10 minutes per day to maintain.


Want To Learn Scrum? Visit About Scrum.

I noticed that a new site has been launched named About Scrum This site is intended to be a resource for those who wish to learn about SCRUM and software project management in general. So far it is looking great, they have a couple of videos up and also a bunch of articles. Here is […]