The goal of business intelligence and big data programs is to provide more timely analysis to help organizations improve their understanding, planning, and performance evaluation processes.
However, when it comes to understanding the rationale behind managing enterprise dimensions, attributes, and hierarchies, many people are at a loss. This is a problem because neglecting the management of enterprise dimensions, attributes, and hierarchies will result in erroneous analysis.
Fostering a better understanding of this problem, its issues and solution approaches is the purpose of this paper. It in two parts: first, we highlight the importance of major challenges in enterprise dimensions and hierarchy management. And then, we describe where our solution, TIBCO EBX software version 5 can help.