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Monetizing Information? Show Me Your Data Model

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. I recently (finally) had the opportunity to read Doug Laney’s fine book about Infonomics. I have followed his work on this for years, because we share the ambition that data and information should be recognized as assets, just like factory equipment and trucks. Because data keep the […]

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Next and Prior: Pointing in Data Models

By   /  September 10, 2018  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. Pointers have been in and out of data models. From the advent of the rotating disk drive in the 60s and until around 1990, pointers were all over the place (together with “hierarchies”, which were early versions of aggregates of co-located data). But relational and SQL made them […]

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Design Thinking Data Models

By   /  June 11, 2018  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. I seriously believe, and I also know from professional experiences that Design Thinking is the secret sauce for creating high quality Data Models. This sounds contra intuitive, so we will have to do some debunking: ”Design Thinking – isn’t that for designing good looking products, like watches, […]

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Detecting Data Models

By   /  May 7, 2018  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. Did you ever dream about becoming a famous detective? A new (teenage, possibly) Sherlock Holmes? Well, in the area of Data Modeling you now have good chances of showing off how good you are at detecting. What? Well, detecting the data models from evidence, of course. This […]

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Whither Data Modeling Education? (The Future of Data Modeling)

By   /  April 2, 2018  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. Machine Generated Looking at machine generated data makes you wonder about the Data Modeling of such. Whodunnit? Actually, the whole Big Data tsunami was caused by ‘machine generated’ data coming in in great numbers. Unstoppable. We all know that ‘machine generated’ is not really a proper description […]

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How to Make Decisions About Data Modeling Relationships in Databases

By   /  March 5, 2018  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. When you face highly connected data, you might have to choose between Relational vs. Graph. Which one is better? The answers became clear to me, when I asked people from both camps using two (non-scientific) questionnaires. It is not rocket science, but you still need to do […]

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How Not to Get Lost in 2018 with Knowledge Graphs: Map, Graph, Go!

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. Losing your way is easy. Much of Data Modeling in the search, analytics and reporting spaces have been focused on the fabulous five W-words. The hope is to try to answer the Why-question: We have been throwing technologies at this for quite some years now: Plain old […]

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Say No More: Verbal Data Models

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. ”Nudge nudge, wink wink, say no more, say no more”. Says British Eric Idle in the third Monty Python’s Flying Circus episode, “How to Recognise Different Types of Trees From Quite a Long Way Away” from 1969. Indeed, it should not be necessary to say more, once […]

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Property Graphs: The Swiss Army Knife of Data Modeling

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. Happy Days Are Here Again! At least for all of us, who get a kick from new data base technologies. This is much like the repeal of probation in the 1930es (where “Happy days are here again” was a new and popular song). These days the V-commandments […]

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