Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education

Featured Video: Why Logical Data Models are Important

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Why Logical Data Models are Important from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess Enterprise Data World 2014 is getting closer, and we’re preparing by rewatching some of our favorite presentations from last year. One such presentation came from Missy Whitmann, Information Modeling Engineer Specialist at American Family Insurance. Whitmann told us all Why Logical Data Models are Important.…

Webinar: State of the Union of Data Modeling

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Big Challenges in Data Modeling: State of the Union of Data Modeling from DATAVERSITY This Month’s Topic Focus: State of the Union of Data Modeling About the Presentation We invite you to join us in this monthly DATAVERSITY webinar series, “Big Challenges with Data Modeling” hosted by Karen Lopez. Join Karen and two or more…

Data Modeling In The Age Of NoSQL And Big Data

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by Jennifer Zaino Hadoop Hbase. MongoDB. Cassandra. Couchbase. Neo4J. Riak. Those are just a few of the sprawling community of NoSQL databases, a category that originally sprang up in response to the internal needs of companies such as Google, Amazon, Facebook, LinkedIn, Yahoo and more – needs for better scalability, lower latency, greater flexibility, and…

Data Visualization: 3 Mistakes to Avoid

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by Angela Guess Noah Iliinsky of Information Week recently wrote, “There has been a lot of talk about data visualization lately — almost as much as there has been about big data. We’re told that visualization is the best way (or the only way) to understand data, and that if we’re not visualizing it, we’re missing…

New CA ERwin Release Bridges Gap Between Big Data and Traditional Data Sources

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “CA Technologies [yesterday] announced a new release of CA ERwin CA ERwin® Data Modeler, the company’s industry-leading solution for collaboratively visualizing and managing business data across the enterprise in support of data governance, Big Data analytics, business intelligence and other initiatives. Organizations face ‘information overload’ as…

Featured Video: Big Challenges in Data Modeling

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Big Challenges in Data Modeling – Data Modelers and Project Managers from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess Our weekly webinar series covers a broad range of topics in the world of data. A few weeks back, Karen Lopez of InfoAdvisors joined us for a spirited talk about data modeling. Her webinar was titled, “Big Challenges in…

Big Challenges in Data Modeling – Data Model Patterns

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Big Challenges in Data Modeling – Data Model Patterns from DATAVERSITY This Month’s Topic Focus: Data Model Patterns This Webinar was Sponsored by:   About the Presentation Have you ever considered using pre-existing pattern models to jump start your database projects? Have you considered purchasing proprietary models? Did you know that there are hundreds of…

Data Models Versus Data Resource Models

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by Michael Brackett Data Modeling is a prominent task in most public and private sector organizations. However, traditional data modeling produces data models which are fraught with many problems that impact the development of an organization’s data resource and how that data resource supports the organization’s business information demand.[i]   A few of the prominent data…

CA Technologies to Host 4th Annual ERworld Online Conference

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by Angela Guess CA Technologies has announced “that its fourth annual ERworld online conference takes place November 12-14, with tracks, sessions and collaboration opportunities focused on maximizing the value of data modeling as the centerpiece of business-critical data management initiatives. Recognized industry experts will explore a variety of topics at ERworld 2013, including managing data models in the…