Data Warehouse Consultants provides on-site training services to increase the in-house knowledge of your technical team. Often data warehouse leads are worried about their progress because they don’t know if they are building the system correctly, or they lack confidence because all they know about data warehousing is what they have read in a Ralph […]
About John Shantz
John Shantz is the founder and owner of Data Warehouse Consultants. His credentials include design, development and management duties on dozens of different business intelligence initiatives in various industries across the country. He is an accomplished entrepreneur, data architect and programmer using many different languages and environments. John is also an adjunct professor at the Carnegie Mellon University Heinz School in Pittsburgh.
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GeocodeIt! is a custom application that allows you load addresses from either a file or a database, then run those addresses through a third-party online service to obtain standardized address and location information. Location data is very important in many types of data warehouse and business information projects. Obtaining standardized address information including addresses and […]
Did you ever wish you could have your email converted directly into your database? We can help you implement the software and processes necessary to accomplish this seemingly simple, but more-complicated-than-expected task. The DWC Mail Reader will monitor an incoming email box and load the data into your SQL Server database in structured tables. Header […]
At Data Warehouse Consultants we specialize primarily in data warehouse consulting, as you might expect! We have been working in this space for over 20 years and are experts in many aspects of this industry. Through this work we have developed specialized skills related to data warehousing, which are highlighted on other pages on this […]
Most providers in the space know that designing a dimensional model for a data warehouse is really only the first of many steps. The devil is in the ETL details. This is really where our primary expertise lies. We are experts at finding the data needed, transforming it into usable information, and getting it loaded […]
One major challenge of current Electronic Medical Record (EMR) technology is that it is virtually impossible for a single hospital department to simply track their own patients. Most departments only need a small subset of the available information, but they need it accessible in their own format. To solve this problem many departments use shared […]
Have you ever wanted to integrate your inbox directly into your website or other database application? Data Warehouse Consultants has developed a Windows application that can handle this. This software is typically run as a windows service, and monitors an email inbox or other folder over an IMAP connection. When email arrives the application seamlessly […]
Efficiency is necessary to run a world-class radiology department. Data Warehouse Consultants developed a virtual tracking board that allows nurses to maintain updates on patients who are getting x-rays, MRI’s and other radiology services across many floors and service rooms. This board enhances communication within the unit and reduces the need to make phone calls by […]
If you already have a data warehouse and you are having problems with it, then we can help. We have vast experience in the design and implementation of data warehouse and business intelligence systems. It’s in our name, and it’s the core competency that our firm was originally built upon.