Agile Data Warehouse Design Masterclass

Dates: This event will be scheduled in Autumn 2016

In partnership with the Decision One Company , Affecto is pleased to present an Agile Data Warehouse Design 3-day masterclass from international data warehousing expert and author Lawrence Corr covering the latest agile techniques for systematically designing effective data warehouses and Business Intelligence systems.

Agile and lean practices that emphasise the early and frequent delivery of working software, stakeholder collaboration, responsiveness to change and waste elimination have revolutionised application development and are increasingly being adopted by data warehousing and business intelligence (DW/BI) teams. This course provides practical tools and techniques for applying agility to the design of the earliest needed and most important working software for DW/BI: database schemas.

Target audience

The course is aimed at business and IT professionals who want to develop better data warehouses and BI solutions faster. Business analysts, scrum masters, product owners, data modelers/architects, DBA’s and application developers, new to DW/BI, will benefit from the solid grounding in dimensional modeling provided. Experienced DW/BI practitioners will find the course updates their hard-earned knowledge with the latest ideas on agile data modeling, data warehouse design patterns and business model innovation.

About the Instructor


Lawrence Corr is a leading data warehouse designer and highly experienced educator who has worked in Europe, North America, the Middle East and South Africa developing and reviewing BI solutions for healthcare, telecoms, engineering, broadcasting, financial services and retail sectors. He specialises in helping organisations benefit from simpler, more inclusive DW/BI design techniques. He is the author of Agile Data Warehouse Design: Collaborative Dimensional Modeling, from Whiteboard to Star Schema and has contributed to Ralph Kimball articles and design tips.

He is the author of 'Agile Data Warehouse Design: Collaborative Dimensional Modeling, from Whiteboard to Star Schema'.



Attendees receive a course workbook, BEAM✲ agile dimensional modeling reference card and a copy of Agile Data Warehouse Design (DecisionOne Press, 2011) by Lawrence Corr and Jim Stagnitto.