Data modeling tools and techniques
- February 21, 2008
If you are thinking that bolt-ons may be the solution for after-the-fact requirements or requirements changes, reading this article may change your mind.
- January 10, 2008
A business case for data modeling requires using the levers of better data quality, improved applications and reduced data management costs.
- 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 ...