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Enterprise Data Modeling

The Power of Abstraction in Data Modeling

Abstraction is a powerful design tactic for creating flexible, robust and scalable data warehouse data models Introduction I remember meandering through the large galleries of a modern art museum, and stopping in my tracks in front of a very large

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Use of Metadata Entities in Abstraction

Metadata supports the conditions that uses of abstraction in data modeling, ensuring lasting and scalable data models When I write on abstraction, I like to remind the reader of a very abstract painting I observed in a museum, which consisted

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Should We Model Everything?

Different models represent and communicate different types of data; all are important to effective data management. Introduction The level of attention paid to a data model should be determined by its intended use and place in the enterprise. There are

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