W.H. Inmon

W.H.Inmon is considered the father of data warehousing. He has written 49 books, translated into nine languages. His book on data warehousing has sold approximately 500,000 copies around the world and is in its fourth edition. W.H. Inmon founded and took public the world's first company to build and sell ETL. He has written over 600 articles and is published in most major trade journals.W.H. Inmon has conducted seminars and spoken at conferences on every continent except Antarctica. He holds nine software patents. His latest company is Forest Rim Technologies, Inc., a company dedicated to the access and integration of unstructured data into the data warehouse environment. His weekly newsletter is one of the most widely read in the industry, having 75,000 weekly subscribers. (For more information about the corporate usage and structuring of unstructured data, refer to W.H. Inmon's recently published book, Tapping into Unstructured Data: Integrating Unstructured Data and Textual Analytics into Business Intelligence, Prentice Hall, 2007, by W.H. Inmon).W.H. Inmon can be reached at whinmon@msn.com.

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