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Conceptual Data Modelling Starts with Business Use Cases

Conceptual Data Modeling Starts with Business Use Cases

Business analysis efforts should start with a conceptual data model based on use case content Successful business analysis requires understanding of business. One of the essential tools for understanding a business is a conceptual data model. Even though conceptual models

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Some Best Practices in Data Governance

Every organization needs to know and apply proven, best practices in data governance to be able to realize the value of their data and information assets Governance defines the way we manage, monitor and measure different aspects of an organization.

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Smart Data Distancing – A Necessity or a Myth?

Applying some habits from “social distancing” to data could have a variety of benefits for any organization As an adage goes, “Desperate situations call for desperate measures”. The driving force for many new opportunities arise from unforeseen circumstances. The term

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Sustainable IT Can Improve Profits and Planet

Using sustainable approaches in information technologies, especially with business intelligence and analytics initiatives, can help organizations improve the planet and their profits Sustainability is a general term, usually associated with “green” initiatives that address governance of our planet.  It includes

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An Explanation of Enterprise Architecture

Architecture is not what is tangible, that is the result of architecture.  Architecture is the set of descriptive representations that are required to create an object There appears to be a gross misunderstanding about Architecture, particularly in the information technology

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A New View of Data Ethics

A new definition of data integrity focuses on adherence to an ethical approach to managing and using data, an objective and unbiased view One of the main areas of responsibility for anyone concerned with the management of data is the

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Additional Habits of Effective Business Analysts

Effective business analysts should explore a variety of skills and habits to maintain and improve their skills and capabilities. Being a successful Business Analyst (BA) requires a variety of different skills and be adaptable to a changing environment. Every BA

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Understanding Data Literacy

Data Literacy is the ability to read, work with, analyze, and argue with data. Much like literacy as a general concept, data literacy focuses on the competencies involved in working with data. Stated simply, data literacy means that a person

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