Gartner Research

Data Modeling and Data Architecture; A Required Strategy for Enterprise Information Architecture

Published: 28 January 2011

ID: G00210222

Analyst(s): Roxane Edjlali

Summary

By investing in data architecture and data modeling, enterprises can increase their flexibility, lower the cost of data management projects and benefit from greater data consistency across the business through managing their business-relevant data models more effectively.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Data Modeling Adds Value When Aligned to Strategic Business Objectives
    • Data Integration Projects
    • Business Intelligence and Performance Management Initiatives
    • Data Quality Improvement Projects
    • Recommendations
  • Working From a Consistent Data Model Across Projects
    • Recommendations
  • Organizing For Metadata Management of Data Models
    • Recommendations

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