Roelant Vos An expert view on Agile Data Warehousing

A plea against IT abbreviations and upper-casing 0

A plea against IT abbreviations and upper-casing

 

 Every project I have worked on there is an abundance in abbreviations used for almost anything, from project names (codes) to mappings, (source) systems, workflows, team member names and database attributes. Even worse, the meaning of these abbreviations is lost or vague and in some cases even wrong (because the ‘real’ abbreviation is already taken)! Every time I feel it makes it so much harder for new team members to grasp the meaning of the system and/or...