When you have mastered data modeling, you will be able to lead a group of users comfortably through a successful modeling project. To attain that level of skill mastery, you must practice. The exercises at the end of each chapter focus, naturally, on practicing the chapter’s material. Our intent in this appendix is to allow you to practice the whole skill as deeply as you can without real users.
Here are several points for you to consider:
There are many paths to mastery. Take time to think about what you are doing and why. Do not hurry through the exercises to get “the” answer as fast as possible. You should think about what works best for you.
Mastering a skill is not a linear process. You should expect to ...