Data warehouse is a concept, a logical term for a database designed to efficiently answer business analytical questions. The data warehousing benefits can be multifaceted, ranging from simple basic analytics, profitability analysis to risk assessment and business trends. A proper well designed data warehouse has a very high ROI (return on investment) to an organization.
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With a data warehouse, companies have the opportunity to manage enterprisewide data as an asset. Depending on their data warehousing strategies, companies may experience the following advantages
One consistent data store for reporting, forecasting, and analysis