W. H. Inmon

W. H. Inmon—the “father ?of data warehouse”—has written 52 books published in nine languages. Inmon speaks at conferences reg-?ularly. His latest adventure is the building of Textual ETL—textual disambiguation—technology that reads raw text and allows raw text to be analyzed. Textual disambiguation is used to create business value from big data. Inmon was named by ComputerWorld as one of the 10 most influential people in the history of the computer profession, and lives in Castle Rock, Colo.

Articles by W. H. Inmon

Along with big data there come some fundamental challenges. The biggest challenge is that big data is not able to be analyzed using standard analytical software. There is new technology called "textual disambiguation" which allows raw unstructured text to have its context specifically determined.

Posted March 14, 2014