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Characteristics of a Great Enterprise Data Modeler – Part II

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by Karen Lopez In a previous post, I wrote about five characteristics of a great data modeler and why it’s important to assess these traits during the interview process.  I continue here with five more characteristics. That brings us to a total of ten. In the comments below, I’d love to hear about other characteristics you’d want…

Modeling Webinar: Supertyping and Subtyping

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on August 28, 2014 Big Challenges in Data Modeling: Supertyping and Subtyping from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Month’s Topic Focus: Supertyping and Subtyping About the Webinar We invite you to join us in this monthly DATAVERSITY webinar series, “Big…

Modeling Slides: Supertyping and Subtyping

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on August 28, 2014 Big Challenges in Data Modeling: Supertyping and Subtyping from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> This Month’s Topic Focus: Supertyping and Subtyping About the Webinar We invite you to join us in this monthly DATAVERSITY webinar series,…

The Ubiquitous Data Model

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by Michael Brackett Traditional data models cover the extremes from generality and commonality to detail and specificity. They also range from providing a full understanding of the data based on the business to rapid physical implementation for immediate use. Such extremes lead to data that are not thoroughly understood and a disparate data resource. The…

CMMI Institute Unveils the Data Management Maturity Model

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by Angela Guess According to the organization, “CMMI® Institute today unveiled the Data Management Maturity (DMM)™ model to enable organizations to improve data management practices across the full spectrum of their business. The DMM model, as the only reference model of its kind, provides organizations with a standard set of best practices to build a…

DataEd Webinar: Data Management Maturity Model

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Data-Ed Online: Data Management Maturity Model from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar The Data Management Maturity (DMM) model is a framework for the evaluation and assessment of an organization’s data management capabilities.  The model allows an organization to evaluate its current state data management capabilities, discover…

DataEd Slides: Data Management Maturity Model

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on August 12, 2014 Data-Ed Online: Data Management Maturity Model from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording for this session, click HERE>> About the Webinar The Data Management Maturity (DMM) model is a framework for the evaluation and assessment of an organization’s data management capabilities.  The…

Characteristics of a Great Enterprise Data Modeler, Part I

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by Karen Lopez Have you been searching for an enterprise data modeler for your team? How’s that going? About as well as the Canadian Men’s Soccer Team’s chances in the World Cup? I thought so. I’m hearing from many organizations that they are having a tough time finding experienced, enterprise class data modelers. I have some…

Big Data, Accurate Data Models, & the Vietnam War

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by Angela Guess Jonathan Salem Baskin of Forbes recently wrote, “When the last helicopter rose above the American embassy in Saigon on April 29, 1975, the US had been winning the Vietnam War for over a decade. The data said so. The strategy had been driven by a simple hypothesis, proven by history: Wars were…

NoSQL != NoDataModeling, But it is Different

Modern Data Modeler Involvement: Architecture, Planning, SW and Dev

by Karen Lopez I had a fabulous time last month chatting with Dan McCreary ( blog | twitter ) about NoSQL projects and data modeling. It was a follow up to my post NoSQL != NoDataModeling, where I wrote about telling the NoSQL data story.  If you missed the show, you can listen now to the…