Reinforce your own understanding of what a data model is by explaining the concept of a data model to someone completely outside the world of IT, such as to a neighbor, family member or friend.
Did they get it?
· Wayfinding encompasses all of the techniques and tools used by people and animals to find their way from one site to another.
· A data model is a wayfinding tool, for both business and data professionals, which uses a set of symbols and text to precisely explain a subset of real information to improve communication within the organization, and thereby lead to a more flexible and stable application environment.
· Data models come in many different forms. The ...