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Data Architect vs. Data Modeler vs. Data Engineer

Michael Bowers, author and Chief Data Architect at FairCom Corporation, initially set out to research three careers in his presentation titled Data Architect vs. Data Modeler vs. Data Engineer  for the DATAVERSITY® Data Architecture Online 2019 Conference. The process brought him to a wealth of information he would have appreciated much earlier in his career, […]

So You Want to be a Data Architect?

Being a data architect requires a good understanding of the cloud, databases in general, and the applications and programs used to maximize their potential. A fully functional data architect understands all the phases of Data Modeling, including conceptualization and database optimization. They also understand a continuing education is part of the job. Typically, a data […]

Data Modeling Trends in 2020: A Year of Optimization

This next year demands quicker data-driven decisions, better automation, more integration, and more data, requiring optimized Data Modeling. Data Modeling refers to documentation describing core business rules and definitions around data. Business and technical shareholders benefit from Data Modeling by seeing complex data concepts in an intuitive, visual way. Throughout 2020, Data Modeling will need […]

2019 DATAVERSITY Top 20

It is once again time to look back and evaluate the struggles and successes of the previous year and then build those lessons into the year to come. Part of how we do that here at DATAVERSITY is to look at the content consumed by the community over the year and evaluate what was hot […]

Enterprise Architects are More Than Just Modelers

New opportunities are emerging for enterprise architects (EAs). EAs will work in conjunction with technology innovation leaders to help their organizations select, create, and implement the right business- and technology-based platforms to support their business ecosystems. “By 2021, 40 percent of organizations will use enterprise architecture to help ideate new business innovations made possible by […]

Data Modeling in an Agile World

Data Modeling creates a model for storing and processing data that works in a predictable, consistent manner. It includes the visual presentation of data structures, while enforcing business rules and government policies. A data model focuses on the needed data and its organization, rather than the operations performed on the data. Data Modeling is done […]

Graph Databases in the Spotlight

Graph databases are distinguished by relationships. Users can query, for example, the connections that relate a customer to an account that he or she owns, or how many degrees of separation exist between Kevin Bacon and Audrey Hepburn. Ontologies are a key underpinning, providing a data model to describe things in a database. Metadata and […]

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