reach your dream close the cone X X X Output = Solutions make & take a decision, any decision choose by assessing risk & daring measure the opportunity select the opportunity detect the opportunity slim down the conex x x x x x x X Discover & Exchange & Discover EXPLORE open the cone of search put your curiosity & ingenuity to work !!!!
IMAGINE Detect the opportunity Select the opportunity Choose by riskingMake and Take a decision THINK SOLUTION reach you dream
How do you do that ? WHAT WHERE HOW WHEN Missing is WHY Why ?
A an example of a your multidimensional personal business queryGiven what are my needs, where I can find in 3 areas/regions (France,Europe, R. O. W) and from 2 countries (India and China) the offers thatreflect the needs of the industry whom I can fulfil with my educationalskills , acquired know-how, time and experience?This personal question describes both the data that you need to examineand the way you need the data structured .Some of the questions contained in the above query : What is my product ? (“…my needs…”) Where can I sell it ? (“…3 areas/regions…and from 2 countries..”) Who wants to buy them (“… the offers…”) How much ? (the market will decide…) 33
OLAPIn an OLAP data model, information is conceptually viewed as cubes, which consistof descriptive categories (dimensions) and quantitative values (measures).The multidimensional data model makes it simple for users to formulate complexqueries, arrange data on a report, switch from summary to detail data, and filter orslice data into meaningful subsets.Cubes is an easy expression to describe a form.In the business world OLAP can be multi-dimentional & multifaceted with5,6,7,…x… dimensions and measures 34
To simplifyDimension is What/Where/Who/ Time When Geography Product Channel Organization Scenario (budget/actual)Measure is How Much Sales Unit Sales Inventory Head counts Income Expenses Profits/Losses 35
Multidimentional Data Model MEASURES : quantitativeDIMENSIONS : valuesdescriptive cathegories 36