G comparing sales in east in june vs may and july

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Unformatted text preview: data in different ways using multiple dimensions • Each aspect of information—product, pricing, cost, region, or time period—represents a different dimension • E.g. Comparing sales in East in June vs. May and July • Enables users to obtain online answers to ad hoc questions such as these in a fairly rapid amount of time 5.31 Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 5 Foundations of Business Intelligence: Databases and Chapter Information Management Information Using Databases to Improve Business Performance and Decision Making Multidimensional Data Model Figure 5-14 The view that is showing is product versus region. If you rotate the cube 90 degrees, the face that will show is product versus actual and projected sales. If you rotate the cube 90 degrees again, you will see region versus actual and projected sales. Other views are possible. 5.32 Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 5 Foundations of Business Intelligence: Databases and Chapter Information Management Information Using Databases to Improve Business Performance and Decision Making Data Mining • Finds hidden patterns and relationships in large databases and infers rules from them to predict future behavior • Types of information obtainable from data mining • Associations: Occurrences linked to single event • Sequences: Events linked over time •...
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