Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education

Speaker Spotlight Column: Karen Lopez on Data Modeling

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Karen Lopez, the Senior Project Manager and Architect at InfoAdvisors. Karen will be giving a session at the Enterprise Data World 2014 Conference in Austin, Texas from April 27 – May 1, 2014. Her session is titled “Driving Development Projects with Enterprise Data Models.”  She is also moderating the Embarcadero…

Featured Video: Geographically Distributed Data

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Geographically Distributed Data from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess Don’t have an hour to watch a presentation on Big Data? Not to worry. At Enterprise Data World 2013, presenters offered a series of five-minute lightning talks, giving attendees an insightful overview of an interesting topic. Today’s video features one such talk from last year’s conference. John S.…

Embarcadero to Acquire CA Technologies Data Modeling Business

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Embarcadero Technologies, a leading provider of software solutions for application and database development, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CA Technologies industry-leading CA ERwin® Data Modeling solution. The acquisition will give Embarcadero a broader route to market through additional channel…

Where Does the Line Between Data Modeler and DBA Fall?

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by Karen Lopez Where Should the Division of Responsibilities Lie Between Data Modeler and DBA? In the past, data architects/modelers have been primarily responsible for preparing logical data models, then they threw models over the wall to the DBAs who said “what the heck is this?” and then did their own physical models (or reasonable facsimile…

Testing the Accuracy of Your Predictive Data Models

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by Angela Guess Victoria Garment of Software Advice recently wrote, “In data mining, data scientists use algorithms to identify previously unrecognized patterns and trends hidden within vast amounts of structured and unstructured information. These patterns are used to create predictive models that try to forecast future behavior. These models have many practical business applications—they help banks…

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Get Blogging!

by Karen Lopez Last year I hosted a session on Getting Started in Blogging for Data Professionals at Enterprise Data World. I had a great turnout considering the topic and time (I think 50+ people). We had a good discussion about blogging, social media and how most of the discussions on the Internet had moved from…