Asian Transactions on Computers

Volume: 03, Issue: 05, November 2013
ISSN 2221-4275


Title: The Impact of Implementation Issues on Data Warehousing Development Success: Experience from the UAE
Author(s): Fadia M. Hegazy and Kamel E. Ghorab
Paper ID: ATC-80306050
Pages: 1 - 26
Abstract: This study is aimed at identifying the impact of system support and implementation factors on successful development of data warehousing in the United Arab Emirates. The theoretical framework of the study is formulated based on analysis of related literature coupled with the information gained from interviewing data warehousing experts. Five hundred and eighty data warehouse users in 34 companies were surveyed to obtain their perceptions of the extent that each of 132 items had actually contributed to their firms' DW success at different phases of development. Rigorous multivariate statistical analysis procedure has been followed to design and construct an overall model of DW success. The model has proven that all its independent variables have significant influence on the DW overall success and that system support and implementation factors have dominant impact on this success throughout the different phases of DW development.

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