Why do we organise this tutorial ?
We are delighted to have John Giles, author and Data Vault modelling guru, joining us virtually from Australia for this pre-conference workshop on the 17th of November. Both John's workshop and Chris Bradley's workshop on CDMP will be delivered via Zoom Meeting.
John passionately believes in focusing on the business. Success with the Data Vault starts with the business and ends with the business. Sure, there is some technical stuff in the middle, and it is absolutely essential - but it's not sufficient on its own. Learn from the author of "The Elephant in the Fridge" and "The Nimble Elephant" at this full-day pre-conference workshop about Data Modeling Patterns for Enterprise Modeling and Data Vault Designs.
There's a lot of talk about isolation, and in some circumstances it may be valuable even if unwelcome. But in the data world, there are two forms of isolation that can undermine your organisation (let alone your career!). One is when technical people avoid “the business”. Another is when silos in the business focus on “their” data ahead of corporate sharing.
This tutorial offers a journey from isolation to communal benefit, and is founded on years of proven practices.
The first of two parts looks at how proven data model patterns can be leveraged to produce a consistent, business-centred enterprise view of the organisation’s data. Call it a corporate data model, a conceptual data model, an enterprise ontology or whatever you like, it provides a language that unites the business folk and the IT people. And a “sufficient” model can be produced that delivers quality-at-speed.
But a model that isn’t used is of questionable value. It could be applied to drive development of IT strategies, for benchmarking candidate IT solutions, to guide master data management ... or to shape the design of an enterprise data warehouse. Dan Linstedt, the founder of Data Vault, stresses the need to use an “enterprise ontology” in forming a Data Vault, and this tutorial demonstrates one way of putting the enterprise modelling into practice by shaping a Data Vault design.
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Please join in a fun journey that shows how you can put business people and data modellers on the same team, and deliver enterprise value. There is currently an attractive early-bird discount if you register before July 31st.
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