Layered Data Architecture
Data Governance ensures compliance with corporate policies and
procedures that effect Enterprise Data Management.
This is the 'BI Layer' that produces Reports, Mobile KPIs and 'Self-Service BI'.
Data Marts are Dimensional Models for specific business areas such as customers or Sales.
This layer is an Integration Platform that includes a wide range of functionality
- ETL, MDM, a 'Single View of the Truth'
This is the Staging Areas where data extract files are loaded 'As-Is' directly into temporary tables.
The Information Catalogue is very important and is often not given the priority that it deserves.
It stores a wide range of Information, including key Roles, such as
Data Stewards, Validation criteria and Transformation procedures for Source Data.