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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…

Data Schemas and Data Structures 3

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by Michael Brackett The Five-Tier Five-Schema Concept, or whatever it may evolve into, forms the base for formally designing, developing, and managing an organization’s data resource[i].  The key phrase in that statement is whatever it may evolve into.  Most paradigms evolve over time based on better insight, increased understanding, and new technologies.  The Five-Tier Five-Schema…

Webinar: Big Challenges in Data Modeling – Modeling Unstructured Data & Schema-less Design

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Big Challenges in Data Modeling – Modeling Unstructured Data, Schema-less Design from DATAVERSITY Topic Focus: Modeling Unstructured Data & Schema-less Design This webinar was Sponsored by: and   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…

More Data + Simple Algorithms = The Best Data Models

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by Angela Guess Garrett Wu of Data Informed recently wrote, “With all the buzz surrounding big data, the data management practitioner is constantly inundated with information regarding big data technologies. After identifying which big data problems an organization must solve, the next step is understanding the advantages and disadvantages of different approaches to address these…

Using Both the Waterfall and Agile Methods

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by Justin Taylor Today, there are plenty of examples of companies using the traditional waterfall project management methodology as compared to the agile methodology.  Both methodologies are valid and have ample potential for success. That success always depends on the discipline of the project team and business.  In my experience, it seems that most consulting…