Started her IT career 20yrs ago at Old Mutual as a Trainee programmer. In 2004 she got the opportunity to move out of Mainframe programmimg and into the Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse Environment. In the last 10years she has been exposed to many Datawarehouse and Business Intelligence competencies as well as played various roles in the Full System Development Life Cycle of solutions.
At Metropolitan she was privileged to be able to design and develop end to end solutions; from designing star shema‘s, coding ETL Stored Procedures in Orace PL/SQL to multidimensional databases (OLAP) cubes in Cognos 7 and Cognos 8. I did alot of report authoring in this time as well , my tasks also included the creation of Cognos Dashboards.
In 20012 she got the opportunity to lead the Business Intelligence team at Spier. Her current role allows her to ‘’wear many hats’’. Business Analysis , ETL Developer, OLAP Cube Modelling to Quality Assuarance and supervising of the work load. Our Current Dataware house/ Business Intelligence environment is run on Microsoft SQL Server 2012. We use a tool called Jet Data Manager which uses TimeXtender . TimeXtender enhances and uitlizes MS SQL Server data intergration platform, SQL Server Integrations Services(SSIS) and MS SQL Analysis Services (SSAS).
At DataCon Africa 2019 Valencia will be speaking at the following sessions: