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Beware of Symmetric Relationships

By   /  September 28, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

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Click to learn more about author Michael Blaha. A symmetric relationship is a self-relationship with the same multiplicity and role name on each end. Symmetric relationships are acceptable for conceptual models. But they are problematic for logical and physical models – you should rework the model to eliminate them. An Example For an example, consider […]

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Data Modeling Lends a Hand to NoSQL Databases

By   /  September 15, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Modeling Articles, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, NoSQL Articles, NoSQL News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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Sectors such as banking, healthcare, and insurance are increasingly interested in NoSQL databases and Data Modeling for NoSQL. As they take their first or their next steps in the space, they want “to have the tools available to them that give credibility and legitimacy to the technology,” says Pascal Desmarets, Founder and CEO at Hackolade, […]

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erwin Data Modeling Named Top Solution by DBTA Readers

By   /  August 15, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Modeling News, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess According to a recent press release out of the company, “erwin Inc., the data management experts, today announced that, for the third year in a row, its Data Modeling solution has been named number one by readers of DBTA Magazine. ‘It is so validating to be selected as the number one data […]

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Grading Database Quality, Part 2: Database Models

By   /  August 8, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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Click here to learn more about author Michael Blaha. This article is the second in a series of two blogs that present our grading scale for database quality. Read Part 1 here: Grading Database Quality, Part 1: Database Designs. We assign separate grades for the quality of a database design (previous blog) and the underlying model (this […]

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DATAVERSITY Announces New Data Modeling Webinar Series with Donna Burbank

By   /  July 1, 2016  /  Data Education, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Data Modeling Webinars, Lessons in Data Modeling Community, Press Room, Webinar Communities For the Data Industry  /  No Comments

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Los Angeles, Calif. – DATAVERSITY Education, LLC announces the launch of a new webinar series, Lessons in Data Modeling, hosted by recognized industry expert Donna Burbank, Managing Director of Global Data Strategy, Ltd. The series is to be a monthly program with live webinar events every fourth Thursday of the month at 2 PM Eastern […]

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ERwin Looks to the Future of Data Modeling

By   /  June 9, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Modeling Articles, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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The recently completed acquisition of Data Modeling industry leader ERwin from CA Technologies by private equity firm Parallax Capital Partners comes a couple of years after the Department of Justice effectively ended plans by Embarcadero Technologies to do the same. Since then, the market has gone through further transitions, with IDERA’s acquisition of Embarcadero last […]

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Machine Learning, Data Modeling, and Testing

By   /  May 25, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Svetoslav Marinov recently wrote in Information Management, “A friend of mine recently reminded me of the notorious quote from Frederick Jelinek (the father of modern speech recognition), “Anytime a linguist leaves the group the recognition rate goes up.” I remember being quite upset about it, back during my lnguistics studies. Is it […]

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Why Non-Tech Execs Should Understand Data Modeling

By   /  May 24, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Modeling News, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Eran Levy recently wrote in Smart Data Collective, “For many non-technical individuals in the business world, data modeling can seem like a strange and somewhat terrifying realm. Even those who are data-savvy and regularly consult and analyze data in their day-to-day operations will often view modeling as perplexing under-the-hood stuff that is […]

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Documenting Data Models

By   /  May 16, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Michael Blaha

Click here to learn more about author Michael Blaha. Once you’ve created a data model, how do you document it? You need to deliver the model’s content to others – to business sponsors, other developers, and posterity for purposes that you may not envision. This article looks at options for documenting data models and their […]

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Execs Starting to Take Charge of Modeling and Analyzing Data

By   /  May 9, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Modeling News, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Hugo Moreno reports in Forbes, “According to a recent Forbes Insights executive brief, “Decisions, Decisions: How Leading Firms Are Arming Frontline Executives With Data-Driven Insight,” sponsored by Qlik, business executives are no longer satisfied with the long waiting periods, high costs and questionable quality of data- driven decision support being developed on […]

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