The company Cronos Ibérica S.A. (currently Grupo Alten) is one of the pioneers in consulting services and database development. The Alarcos group developed a series of metrics for the quality of database models (relational and object-relational) as well as data warehouses to help them improve the design of this type of data repositories.
CALIDAT Project: A methodology for data quality improvement.
CALDEA Project: Quality of Datawarehouses.
- Validating metrics for data warehouses
. Manuel A. Serrano, Coral Calero, Mario Piattini. IEE Proc. Softw. 149(5): 161-166 (2002).
- Empirical validation of referential integrity metrics
. Coral Calero, Mario Piattini, Marcela Genero. Inf. Softw. Technol. 43(15): 949-957 (2001).
- Table Oriented Metrics for Relational Databases
. Mario Piattini, Coral Calero, Marcela Genero. Softw. Qual. J. 9(2): 79-97 (2001).
- Alten Group