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Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127

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11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127
Textbook Problem

Why are data warehouses important to decision makers?

Summary Introduction

To explain: The importance of data warehouses for decision makers.

Introduction:

Database management systems (DBMS):

It is computer software for creating and managing databases. The DBMS provides a way for the users to create, update, retrieve and manage the data present in the database. It also supports the administration and use of the database on different platforms.

Explanation

The importance of data warehouses for decision makers:

A data warehouse contains the data from the operational activities of a company and also the data from the external sources. The data warehouse is important for the decision makers because of the following reason:

  • It ensures consistency and uniformity among all types of data making it easier to use for making decisions...

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