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Knowledge Maps: Structure Versus Meaning

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  4 Comments

Click to learn more about author John Singer. We are at an inflection point in the process of designing and building computerized systems.  Let’s be honest – even with the explosion of new data technologies we are still building the same unit record processing systems from the 60’s, although with a bit more sophistication than an […]

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My Last Blog: Data Models, SQL, UML, and Database Design

By   /  October 16, 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, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  2 Comments

Click to learn more about author Michael Blaha. This will be the last blog I write for DATAVERSITY® as I am dealing with health issues. I have cancer but am fortunate to be receiving excellent medical care. With treatment my prognosis is good, but this affects my free time. Hence this will be my last […]

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What is Ontology?

By   /  October 15, 2017  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education, What is...?  /  No Comments

Ontology is a subset of Taxonomy, an Ontology: Is a Domain; contains more information about the behavior of entities and the relationships between them; includes formal names, definitions and attributes of entities; and, may be constructed using OWL, the Ontology Web Language from the W3C. Other definitions of Ontology include:   “A data model that […]

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What is Taxonomy?

By   /  October 15, 2017  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education, What is...?  /  No Comments

Taxonomy represents the formal structure of classes or types of objects within a domain. It organizes knowledge by using a controlled vocabulary to make it easier to find related information. A Taxonomy must: Follow a hierarchic format and provides names for each object in relation to other objects. May also capture the membership properties of […]

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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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SQL Support for UML Generalizations

By   /  September 1, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  2 Comments

Click to learn more about author Michael Blaha. This blog continues last month’s UML theme. Last month we discussed UML associations. Now we’ll discuss UML generalizations. The UML (Unified Modeling Language) is a popular modeling notation that arose from the programming community, but it is also applicable to databases. The UML has a variety of […]

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Case Study: Feeding America Takes on Project to Standardize Data and Improve Data Quality

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Case Studies, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Articles, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

Feeding America is a domestic-hunger relief charity with a nationwide network of close to 200 member food banks that work together to provide food to more than 46 million people through 60,000 food pantries and meal programs. It secures donations from national food and grocery manufacturers, retailers, shippers, packers, growers, government agencies and other organizations. […]

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SQL Support for UML Associations

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Michael Blaha. The UML (Unified Modeling Language) is a popular Data Modeling notation that arose from the programming community, but it is also applicable to databases. The UML has a variety of models, one of which is the class model. The UML class model is essentially just a dialect […]

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