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1 A Data Warehouse Mining Tool Stephen Turner Chris Frala

2  WARNING : There are A LOT of slides….but they are step-by-step examples  Learn how to gain access  Take a look around  Build some queries and then learn how to manipulate them to serve us better! 2

3  Building some queries  Summary of Cost Centers for a BU  Manipulating existing queries  Summary of Cost Centers for a PI  Details of Payroll for a BU  Adding filter for a Time Range  Details of Payroll for an Individual  Adding a Sort feature  Outstanding Invoices for a BU 3

4  Icon looks like this  If you don’t have the icon or you do or it is not active, then here is how to gain access. 4

5  Via Information Technology Services website 5

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16  Now that we have two tables, we need to combine them  Right click on one them and select “Query Builder”  Then in the command bar, select “Join Tables”  And then “Add Tables” 16

17 This is the default of joining two tables and what is used 99% of the time 17

18  This is the default of joining two tables and what is used 99% of the time 18

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25  This is great, but what if I wanted to pull in the Category? 25

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30  Let’s save what we have done first 30

31  What if, we need to know it by PI instead? 31

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41  If I have not been to a Table in a while, I usually just Double Click the table. 41

42  Now I look for things I can use. For this example we will use  BU, CCN, Pay Amount, Benefits 42

43  Now right click on “LABOR_CURRENT” and select “ Query Builder ” 43

44  Add a Filter 44

45  Selecting multiple BUs 45

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48  But I wanted to know WHO was paid on a given time period.  Right click on the Query Builder 48

49  Adding a new field 49

50  Adding a new Filter 50

51  Now let’s filter by a “range” 51

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53  For this example, we will look all the payments for the month of July

54  Remember, we can “Send To” excel 54

55  To save, go to “File” and “Save As” 55

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58  Now right click on “LABOR_CURRENT” and select “ Query Builder ” 58

59  Adding a filter 59

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63  Adding a “Sort” 63

64  Ascending or Descending 64

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66  Combining multiple tables (5) into one query 66

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70  Right click on the top table and select “ Query Builder ” 70

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72  When joining these, we sometimes see the error message below.  Usually because column names that are not actually the same. 72

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76  When combining multiple tables, I usually RUN the query before doing a Filter. 76

77  Unfiltered  186,194,858 lines 77

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86  A lot of information  Hopefully a lot of good/useful information  There is a TON of information out there, so don’t get afraid to get dirty playing in the data 86


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