International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS)

ISSN: 2074-9007 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9015 (Online)

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IJITCS Vol.5, No.12, Nov. 2013

Goal Structured Requirement Engineering and Traceability Model for Data Warehouses

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Vinay Kumar, Reema Thareja

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Business Model, Data Centric, Data Driven, Data Warehouse, Requirements Engineering, Traceability


Data warehouses are decision support systems that are specifically designed for the business managers and executives for reporting and business analysis. Data warehouse is a database that stores enterprise-wide data that can be used to deduce useful information. Business organizations can achieve a great level of competitive advantage by analyzing its historical data and learning from it. However data warehouse concept is still maturing as a technology. In order to effectively design and implement a data warehouse for an organization, its goal needs to be understood and requirement must be analyzed in the perspective of the identified goal. In this paper we present a goal structured model for requirements engineering that also enables its users to manage traceability between the goals, decisions, business strategy and the corresponding business model.

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Vinay Kumar, Reema Thareja,"Goal Structured Requirement Engineering and Traceability Model for Data Warehouses", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), vol.5, no.12, pp.78-85, 2013. DOI: 10.5815/ijitcs.2013.12.10


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