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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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A logical data model should be used as the blueprint for designing and creating physical databases.
OMG's key deliverables for 2011 include a glossary of P&C business terms and metatdata, a conceptual data model, and a logical data model.
Just like the system data model, there may be multiple technology models.
O-DMS is an object oriented data model, with a large number of classes with a more than adequate set of attributes.
The hierarchical data model organizes the record types in a tree structure, whereas the network data model organizes a database schema with the record types as the nodes of a graph.
Of course, a data model delivers value by enhancing communication and understanding, and it can be argued that these are quite valuable.
The data model can be an effective tool for determining overlap and touchpoints.