INVESTIGATION OF CONCEPTUAL MODELING APPROACHES TO A DATA WAREHOUSE In recent years, more and more organizations have begun to realize the value and worth of data warehouse technology in supporting business decision making and other key tasks. But building an effective data warehouse requires more than just adopting design and implementation techniques used in traditional database and information systems. And although most scientific literature on the design of data warehouses concerns their logical and physical models, accurate conceptual design is the necessary foundation for building a data warehouse (Golfarelli and Rizzi 1). Accordingly, the following report provides an investigation of conceptual modeling approaches that can be used...The end:
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