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17 Jul, 2017

The Increasing Importance of Metadata and Lineage

17 July, 2017
Darshil Mehta
Metadata Management

The increasing value of data and information demonstrates the need to know the lineage of the data and its metadata to understand its relevance to operations and decisions Introduction The data landscape is changing faster than before. Big data, legacy data, external data, internal data, data of data and much more; organizations want to use all possible types of data where they can because there i

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5 Apr, 2017

Metadata Management Fundamentals

05 April, 2017
David P. Marco
Metadata Management
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Metadata management is one of the foundational components of an enterprise data management initiative. Many organizations struggle with its incorporation into their data management processes. Metadata Management’s Relationship to Data Management Data Management is one of the hottest topics in our industry as Global 2000 companies and large government agencies are beginning to understand that wit

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5 Jun, 2017

Managed Metadata Environment (MME): A Complete Walkthrough

05 June, 2017
David Marco
Metadata Management
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A managed metadata environment (MME) is the optimal approach to metadata architecture for meeting business and technical requirements Introduction Almost every corporation and government agency has already built, is in the process of building, or is looking to build a Managed Metadata Environment (MME), either as part of a metadata solution or within an enterprise data management initiative.  Man

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1 Jan, 2010

Metadata Subject Areas

01 January, 2010
Mark Mosely
MME

Metadata management should start with the identification of business subject areas to enable prioritization of all enterprise data management initiatives and related projects. Introduction Metadata is commonly defined as “data about data.” In fact, a more accurate definition might be “information about information assets.” These information assets may be data, processes, applications, or i

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1 Apr, 2010

Metadata Infrastructure Planning Part 2

01 April, 2010
Douglas Viverito
MME

Metadata infrastructure planning should include all the MME layers while maintaining focus on the objective. Introduction It is essential to retain focus on the overall objectives of the organization's managed metadata environment (MME) to have a successful implementation.  Within an MME's infrastructure, there are six layers, and each layer has specific purposes. A previous article explained ov

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5 Aug, 2016

Effects and Benefits of Managed Metadata

05 August, 2016
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Metadata Management

Do you know the numerous benefits and the effect that having a managed metadata environment will bring to your organization? Introduction Many organizations continue to struggle to understand the meaning and value of one of their most important and sustainable assets, data (and its companion, information).  Data are raw facts, presented without context.  Metadata is the "data about data," the "c

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1 Apr, 2009

Metadata Infrastructure Planning Part 1

01 April, 2009
Douglas Viverito
MME

Metadata infrastructure planning should start by focusing on the "big picture", which is the objective of the metadata program, and plan all the MME layers to maintain focus on the objective. Introduction When planning to implement a Managed Metadata Environment (MME) infrastructure, it is important to maintain perspective overall objective of the MME program and the fact that all the users will

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1 Jul, 2005

Designing the Optimal Metadata Tool

01 July, 2005
David P. Marco
MME

Effective metadata management rs software require with robust functionality, enabling full capability for business and technical users Introduction Many government agencies and corporations are currently examining the metadata tools on the marketplace to decide which of these tools, if any, meet the requirements for their metadata management solutions.  Often these same organizations want to know

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1 Jul, 2004

Metadata Strategy Overview

01 July, 2004
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Metadata Management

Organizations need a strategy for managing metadata.  This strategy should be part of an enterprise data strategy, enabling the management of data as an organizational resource. Introduction Traditional systems development and implementation has focused on processes, rather than on data as the foundation of the enterprise.  A data orientation represents a major cultural change. It is not only a

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1 Jan, 2004

Metadata Management and Enterprise Architecture

01 January, 2004
David P. Marco
MME

Every successful enterprise architecture relies on enterprise metadata management as part of its foundation. Introduction Almost every large government agency or Global 2000 company is struggling to properly manage an enterprise information technology (IT) architecture.  This difficulty is the direct result of the highly distributed, disjoined and overly expensive IT environments which currently

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