Welcome to Empowered Holdings, LLC.

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Who I am…

My focus is Big Data, NoSQL, Data Vault, and self-service BI.  I am the author and inventor of the Data Vault model and methodology for back-end, large scale data warehousing systems.   My background includes formal training in SDLC, SEI-CMMI Level 5, Six Sigma, and TQM.  I help you lower cost, and increase productivity through assessments and training.

My Mission…

Faith Based Integrity Minded Corporate IT Consulting, bettering the world one project at a time.

My Goals…

To help you:

  • reduce costs, and increase productivity
  • establish business based enterprise solutions
  • increase IT agility and flexibility
  • put the power of decision making back in your hands

My Certifications…

I hold some certifications, all at the mastery level.


What I Provide…

My areas of expertise focuses on Enterprise Business Analytics, turning data in to information.

  • Big Data Integration
  • Unstructured Data Processing
  • Seamless integration of NoSQL stores and Relational Systems
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence
  • Enterprise Data Warehousing
  • IT Automation

From my Implementation Bag of Tricks…

We focus also on implementation specific tasks in and around the data warehouse and business intelligence solutions.  These implementation specific tasks include the following:

  • ETL / ELT Loading Architecture Reviews
  • Database and ETL/ELT Systems Performance and Tuning
  • Data Modeling
  • –> Staging Area
  • –> Data Vault Modeling for the EDW
  • –> Star Schema Modeling
  • –> Normalized Format (3nf) Review / assessment
  • Hadoop Schemas and Schema-less access
  • Map / Reduce Utilization

Please see our Partners Page for more information about the vendors that we work with.

Data Vault Modeling Book Available on Amazon

You may want to read through a copy of Super Charge Your Data Warehouse on Amazon.