Corporate Information model Catalog for Self Service using (Online
Analytical Processing) OLAP methodology
Corporate Information Models(CIM) are Online Analytical Processing
(OLAP) Cubes – a data structure that enables simple and rapid analysis
of data by the multiple dimensions that define a business challenge. A
multidimensional cube for reporting composed of multiple Dimension e.g.
Customers, Product Lines, business units and Date. By storing data using
OLAP cubes, data is pre-calculated and ready-to-use, eliminating
long-running data queries and enabling self-service business
intelligence. A portal has been developed to provide and display the CIM
detail. The CIM catalog links to over 60 CIMs categorized by the seven
main categories called Value streams.