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Data Resource Understanding by Michael Brackett

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Chapter 17 ARCHITECTURES AND MODELS

Data architectures and models are crucial to the understanding process.

The process of understanding, documenting, and developing an organization’s data resource involves the use of data architectures and data models to portray those data architectures.  The results of that process are documented as Data Resource Data that are readily available to anyone in the organization who wants to understand and use the data resource.  

All data in an organization’s data resource must be formally modeled at some level of detail within a single organization-wide data architecture to thoroughly understand and fully utilize the data resource.8

DATA MODEL DETAIL

Traditional data models cover the extremes from generality ...

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