Think of the world’s most successful companies and there are the obvious similarities between them – a world-wide-known brand identity and trusted products and services – but one lesser-known trait that’s integral to their success is data warehousing.

It goes without saying that corporations with a global reach gather an almost-insurmountable quantity of data on all parts of their operations, but being able to really harness the value of this data is where the big boys stand head and shoulders above the rest. This is where data warehousing plays a huge role. It effectively brings all the data needed for analysis, reporting and business intelligence to a central location and permanent storage space. This enables businesses to effortlessly call upon historical data, enhance their data quality and consistency, save time by allowing easy and quick access and boost business intelligence.

Here’s how three of the world’s most successful companies are using data warehousing.

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