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15 Mar, 2018

Concepts and Uses of Open Data

15 March, 2018
Paula R. Buchanan
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The use of open data is becoming more popular. Data management professionals should develop familiarity with the concept, use, and challenges of open data. Introduction The concept of open data is not new, but its use is becoming more prevalent as the availability of sources, and the validity of those sources, grows. Problems often arise because these sources are commercially valuable or can be ag



5 Sep, 2017

A Continuing Struggle with Enterprise Architecture

05 September, 2017
John A. Zachman

Proper enterprise architecture must include business focus and business involvement, and models of business requirements at all levels are needed as well as models for hardware, software, network, data, etc.… Introduction Recently, I received a letter from a friend of mine who was valiantly trying to initiate some architectural activity in a very large enterprise within a very important industry



20 Sep, 2014

Business Rules Overview

20 September, 2014
David Marco
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Business rules tell an organization what activities it should perform to achieve a defined and desired result.  Business rules should be documented to be most effective across the organization. Introduction At their highest level, business rules tell an organization what activities it should perform to achieve a defined and desired result.  Many organizations first develop a business strategy to



1 Jan, 2010

Getting Started On a Semantic Data Web Program

01 January, 2010
Pete Stiglich
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The Semantic data web provides a common framework that allows data to be shared and reused across application, enterprise, and community boundaries Introduction Interest in the Semantic Web has skyrocketed, along with interest in the implications of semantic technologies on traditional data management. The promises of the Semantic Web – for example, being able to find information regardless of t



1 Apr, 2009

Data Rationalization and Semantic Resolution

01 April, 2009
Pete Stiglich
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Data rationalization through managed metadata and data modeling, can support semantic resolution, enabling improved analysis and knowledge transfer. Introduction Across the Internet and within internal systems,, ontologies are used to improve search capabilities and make inferences for improved human or computer reasoning. By relating terms in ontology, the user doesn’t need to know the exact te



1 Jan, 2003

Business-Focused Data Analysis

01 January, 2003
Larissa Moss
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Business-focused data analysis activities allow for understanding data and correcting any discrepancies, regardless of systems design or implementation Introduction initiative is the first attempt at bringing business data together from multiple sources in order to make it available across different departments. Organizations that use a traditional system development approach on their data warehou



The First Steps in Building a World Class Data Management Program

Date : 24 May 2018, Time : 1:00 PM, USA/Chicago
Presenter:David Marco
Registration Opens December 11, 2017.

During this webinar international speaker and bestselling author, David Marco will walk us through the key first steps needed in building a world-class data management program.

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