Business Metadata: Capturing Enterprise Knowledge

Business Metadata: Capturing Enterprise Knowledge

ISBN-10:
0123737265
ISBN-13:
9780123737267
Pub. Date:
09/28/2007
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
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Overview

Business Metadata: Capturing Enterprise Knowledge

Business Metadata: Capturing Enterprise Knowledge is the first book that helps businesses capture corporate (human) knowledge and unstructured data, and offer solutions for codifying it for use in IT and management. Written by Bill Inmon, one of the fathers of the data warehouse and well-known author, the book is filled with war stories, examples, and cases from current projects. It includes a complete metadata acquisition methodology and project plan to guide readers every step of the way, and sample unstructured metadata for use in self-testing and developing skills.

This book is recommended for IT professionals, including those in consulting, working on systems that will deliver better knowledge management capability. This includes people in these positions: data architects, data analysts, SOA architects, metadata analysts, repository (metadata data warehouse) managers as well as vendors that have a metadata component as part of their systems or tools.

  • First book that helps businesses capture corporate (human) knowledge and unstructured data, and offer solutions for codifying it for use in IT and management
  • Written by Bill Inmon, one of the fathers of the data warehouse and well-known author, and filled with war stories, examples, and cases from current projects
  • Very practical, includes a complete metadata acquisition methodology and project plan to guide readers every step of the way
  • Includes sample unstructured metadata for use in self-testing and developing skills

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780123737267
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 09/28/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Business Metadata
The Quest for Business Understanding

Section I: Rationale and Planning

1.What is Business Metadata
2.The Value and Benefits of Business Metadata
3.Who is responsible for Business Metadata?
4.Business Metadata, Communication and Search (BKO)
5.OUT; this chapter rolled into Stewardship

Section II: How-To
6.How do you initiate a MD project?
7.Technology Infrastructure for Metadata
8.Business Metadata Capture
8.5Business Metadata Capture from Existing
9.MD Data Delivery

Section III: Special Categories of Business MD
9.5Data Quality
10.Semantics & Ontologies
11.Unstructured MD
12.Business Rules
13.Metadata & Compliance
14.Knowledge Management and Business Metadata

Section IV: Putting it All Together
15.Summary

Appendix

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