Data is a valuable corporate asset and its effective management can be vital to an organisation's success. This professional guide covers all the key areas of data management, including database development and corporate data modelling. It is business-focused, providing the knowledge and techniques required to successfully implement the data management function. This new edition covers web technology and its relation to databases and includes material on the management of master data.
Keith Gordon is an independent consultant and trainer specialising in data management issues. He has spent over 50 years in technical, education and training environments as an engineer, computer consultant, business analyst, education and training manager. He was also an associate lecturer with the Open University for 10 years.
List of figures and tables xi Author xiv Foreword to the first edition xv Glossary xvii Preface xxii Introduction xxv PART 1: PRELIMINARIES 1. DATA AND THE ENTERPRISE 2. DATABASE DEVELOPMENT 3. WHAT IS DATA MANAGEMENT? PART 2: DATA ADMINISTRATION 4. CORPORATE DATA MODELLING 5. DATA DEFINITION AND NAMING 6. METADATA 7. DATA QUALITY 8. DATA ACCESSIBILITY 9. MASTER DATA MANAGEMENT PART 3: DATABASE AND REPOSITORY ADMINISTRATION 10. DATABASE ADMINISTRATION 11. REPOSITORY ADMINISTRATION PART 4: THE DATA MANAGEMENT ENVIRONMENT 12. THE USE OF PACKAGED APPLICATION SOFTWARE 13. DISTRIBUTED DATA AND DATABASES 14. BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE 15. OBJECT ORIENTATION 16. MULTIMEDIA 17. WEB TECHNOLOGY APPENDICES Index