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Lou Agosta
Lou Agosta, Ph.D., is a business intelligence strategist with IBM WorldWide Business Intelligence Solutions focusing on competitive dynamics. He is a former industry analyst with Giga Information Group and has served many years in the trenches as a database administrator. His book The Essential Guide to Data Warehousing is published by Prentice Hall. Please send comments and questions to Lou in care of LAgosta@acm.org.

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