Description

This report details the findings from a questionnaire survey and a field study of data warehousing and its implications for management accountants and management accounting. The report suggests that management accountants are actively involved in shaping the direction of data warehousing in their organizations. The contents includes a brief discussion on managers' information needs, an overview of the data-warehousing process, the findings of the survey of CIMA members, a detailed description of the experiences of data warehousing at ten company sites and finally some conclusions are provided.

Key Features

* Highlights the need to manage information for the benefit of the organisation * Descriminates between data rich and information poor organisations * Indicates that most data warehouse projects are instigated for business rather than technical reasons

Readership

Accountants and management accountants.

Table of Contents

Executive Summary; Introduction; Information Needs of Managers; Data-warehousing Overview; The Survey; Site Visits; Conclusions; References; Websites.

Details

No. of pages:
40
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2001
Published:
Imprint:
CIMA Publishing
Electronic ISBN:
9780080950266
Print ISBN:
9781859714904

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