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Today’s Crypto-Frankenstein

Today’s Crypto-Frankenstein

Haleigh Wright is the assistant to the publisher of The Data Administration Newsletter (TDAN.com). Introduction Recently, I …

Converting an Essential Model to a Real Database Design, Part 3

Converting an Essential Model to a Real Database Design, Part 3

Introduction This is the third part of a three-part article intended to clarify the translation required between the essential view and a …

What Can’t You Do Because Your Data is Ungoverned?

What Can’t You Do Because Your Data is Ungoverned?

Introduction – The Secret I know the secret to getting business people to tell us why they need Data Governance. It is really quite …

Toward a Better Understanding of Metadata – Repository

Toward a Better Understanding of Metadata – Repository

The Metadata Repository offers a place to put stuff. It is inherently complex and requires careful management and administration. The …


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The Human Data Processor

The Human Data Processor

The world is constantly changing, and currently maybe even faster than before. This has a major impact on people; requiring changes in …

Data Architecture COMN Sense: Relationships and Semantics

Data Architecture COMN Sense: Relationships and Semantics

Introduction Relationships are fundamental to contextual modeling, data modeling, and semantics. It’s important to understand them …

Ethics, Shmethics

Ethics, Shmethics

Ethics is the new black in Information Management. If you don’t believe me, consider the rise of the debate on data …

Data Visualization from the Other Side

Data Visualization from the Other Side

Data visualization is an important part of analytics. Analytics effectiveness and impact depends on visualization skills of two kinds: the …


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