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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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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 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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1 Jan, 1999

Metadata: The Key to Decision Support

01 January, 1999
David P. Marco
MME

Managed metadata using a repository is the foundation of a successful decision support or analytics system.  Business intelligence needs metadata's capabilities. Introduction Building a metadata repository MME  is critical for accessing, maintaining, and controlling the vital information stored in our decision support (DSS) or analytics systems.  While metadata has always been a central covenan

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