Data Model Design & Best Practices – Part 1
Business Applications, Data Integration, Master Data Management, Data Warehousing, Big Data, Data Lakes, and Machine Learning; these all have (or should have) a common and essential ingredient: A Data Model; Let us NOT forget about that; Or, as in many situations I run into, ignore it completely!
The Data Model is the backbone of almost all of our high value, mission critical, business solutions from e-Commerce and Point-of-Sale, through Financial, Product, and Customer Management, to Business Intelligence and IoT. Without a proper Data Model, where is the business data? Probably: Lost!