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Alan Simon

Lecturer, Sr.
Information Systems

Office:BA 304B
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874606
Tempe, AZ 85287-4606

Phone: 480-727-0559
Fax: 480-727-0881
Email: Alan.Simon@asu.edu
Alan Simon

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Job Titles
Vice President, Business Intelligence/Data Warehousing (various companies);
Database Product Manager;
Data Modeling Tool Developer;

MS, University of Arizona, 1982;
BS, Arizona State University, 1980

Research Areas
Business intelligence and data warehousing;
Software development methodologies;
Advanced database technologies

Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University, Faculty Associate, 2013-present
Carnegie-Mellon University, Heinz College, Lecturer, 2010-2012;
Drexel University, Lecturer, 1996;
University of Denver, University College, Lecturer, 1990-1991;
University of Arizona, MIS Department, Graduate Teaching Assistant, 1980-1982

Representative Publications
Data Warehousing For Dummies (John Wiley & Sons);
90 Days to the Data Mart (John Wiley & Sons);
Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence for E-Commerce (Morgan Kaufmann);
How to be a Successful Computer Consultant (McGraw-Hill)

ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

CIS 355 - Bus DataWarehouse Data Modelin
SQL, stored procedures and data warehouse architectures; data warehouse requirements definition, design and analysis; overview of the steps in building information-enabled business models; role of data warehousing in data mining and analytics.

CIS 510 - Bus Process & Workflw Analysis
Builds foundations for process analysis by focusing on information, documents, people, roles and business rules. Provides an introduction to various techniques and tools of process analysis, including an understanding of organizational issues in rolling out change initiatives.

CIS 545 - Managing Enterprise Systems
Investigates major categories of enterprise systems, factors driving software adoption and keys for successful implementation. Pays special attention to evaluating the potential impact of emerging technologies on business environments.

CIS 593 - Applied Project
Preparation of a supervised applied project that is a graduation requirement in some professional majors.

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