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A warehouse management system (WMS) should provide database and user-level tools in order for a company to optimize its storage facilities while at the same time providing user level task direction...
 

 are data warehouses obsolete


Are Data Warehouses as Dead as the Dodo? (LiveDashBoard and QlikView)
If you think you have seen everything in the BI space, I’m sorry, but you may be wrong. Traditional BI solutions for large enterprises consider the data

are data warehouses obsolete  the sense that they are taking new approaches to handling and storing data: while they still extract data from the source systems, they avoid the use of a traditional data warehouse structure, favoring instead an analytic data structure model to speed information analysis and the data visualization process. Recently I had contact with two of these vendors in the BI space: PRELYTIS and QlikTech. These vendors might be changing the way we design data warehouses, and may even render them obsolete. PRELYTIS:

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Warehouse Management System (WMS) RFI/RFP Template

Warehouse Configuration, Bin Location Setup, Receiving, Inventory Control, Packing and Shipping, Picking, Adaptability, Technology Configuration, Product Technology Get this template

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