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data model

An unambiguous expression of items, relationship among items and data structure in a certain area of interest or context of use, which uses symbolic conventions to represent content so that its intended significance is not lost when communicated.
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What better way to increase productivity than to start with an existing data model rather than a blank sheet of paper
The ArcFM (Arc Facility Management) data model was developed by Miner & Miner, USA, as part of their ArcFM product, a commercial application developed as an extension of the ArcGIS geographic information system.
In addition to dramatically reducing development time, the Universal Data Models for ER/Studio improve the quality of data models by providing a quality assurance checkpoint to validate work and foresee possible pitfalls.
14 /PRNewswire/ -- Harmony Software, a new venture pioneering the Business Performance Management (BPM) software market, today introduced a suite of data models that dramatically reduce the time and cost of developing integrated data marts and analytical applications.
This expands Teradata's health-care industry commitment and, combined with the Teradata([R]) Warehouse, analytical applications and data models, will extend its range of solutions for health-care organizations.
SchemaLogic Content Management Integrator Adapters allow System Integrators and organizations to implement and comply with a standard governance policy and to facilitate information management and reusability by ensuring consistency of data models and semantics across the IBM Content Management suite of applications.
To be effective, I need to ensure that the developers leveraging the data model have clear, accurate, and up-to-date information for building reports from our data warehouse.
As the industry standardizes on ISA-95 for data models and OPC UA to talk to those data models, it becomes simpler for multiple vendors' products to work together.
Its fully integrated data model on SQL Server 2005, the latest version of SGDB by Microsoft, is a real asset," said Nathalie Pivet and Olivier Clyti, who are in charge of the "Vector" project at Veolia Environnement.
95) both analyzes domain data models which represent commonly used GIS data sets, and analyzes them for commonalities in practical GIS database designs.
Focused on the underpinning theory behind ISO 18876 and 15926 and how these standards can be used to critique and even design flexible data models, he will explore how innovative technology and project approaches to data modeling have enabled hugely complex organizations to achieve the coveted "single view" of management information and save many millions of dollars.