Chapter 6

Enterprise Data Management


Data are the means to coordinate activity, record actions and responsibilities, solve problems, develop plans, and measure performance. Every business activity has supporting data that, in context, are information about the business. This chapter describes a data management architecture that is appropriate for the agile enterprise, to support the integration of the building blocks, recognize relevant events and trends, capture and share knowledge, and evaluate performance and value delivery. The architecture includes management of master data, business metadata, and other key enterprise data services.


Data management architecture; Master data; Data modeling; Business metadata; Data services; ...

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