Determine Informational Requirements
Identify and analyze existing informational capabilities.
Identify from key users the significant business questions
and key metrics that the target user group regards as their most important
requirements for information.
Decompose these metrics into their component parts with
Map the component parts to the informational model and
systems of record.
Evolutionary and Iterative Development Process
Start with one subject area (or subset or superset) and one
target user group.
Continue and add subject areas, user groups and
informational capabilities to the architecture based on the organization’s
requirements for information, not technology.
Improvements are made from what was learned from previous
Improvements are made from what was learned about warehouse
operation and support.
The technical environment may have changed.
Results are seen very quickly; after each iteration.
The end user requirements are refined after each iteration.