Data modeling tools and techniques
- December 20, 2007
There are several approaches for data modeling to ensure that the length of time spent in model development is appropriate for the organization.
- November 29, 2007
What can you do to prevent a time-consuming data model build?
- November 15, 2007
Why does the IT department seem to always lag behind the businessman?
- November 08, 2007
Data modeling expert Len Silverston discusses Embarcadero's support for Universal Data Models and offers some data modeling words of wisdom.
- October 25, 2007
By separating semantically static data from semantically temporal data, database design could easily withstand the periodic change of business requirements.
- September 13, 2007
If a decision support system developer creates a narrow and strict definition of data, then the future analytical capabilities of the data are limited.
- August 02, 2007
Data undergoes a fundamental transformation as it passes from one part of the Corporate Information Factory to another.
- July 26, 2007
Because of their brittleness, star schemas typically do not make a good foundation for a data warehouse, but there are exceptions to this rule.
- June 14, 2007
Most industry estimates say that there is 4 to 5 times more unstructured data in the corporation than structured data. How can you find the business-relevant data within this unstructured data?
- August 10, 2006
The data model has long been recognized as one of the essentials in the structured environment, but do we need a data model for the unstructured environment as well?
- June 15, 2006
This article presents two approaches for uncovering the valuable information and opportunity often buried in the unstructured data of a corporation.
- May 23, 2006
This is the final article in a series that explores the issues around using XML to develop data standards in the insurance arena. This series addresses how to design XML messages for standards purposes.
- May 16, 2006
The Data Management Association (DAMA) symposium in Denver a few weeks ago featured a new set of sessions on the Zachman Framework, an "enterprise architecture framework" developed by John Zachman that helps companies develop "descriptive ...
- May 09, 2006
Semantics, universal data models, and compliance are transforming data management, according to data professionals at a recent Data Management Association (DAMA) event.
- March 28, 2006
This is the third article in a series that explores the use of XML to develop data standards in the insurance arena. This series addresses how to design XML messages and various approaches for maximizing implementation of those standards.