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Business metadata : capturing enterprise knowledge

Author: William H Inmon; Bonnie K O'Neil; Lowell Fryman
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Morgan Kaufmann, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
People have a hard time communicating, and also have a hard time finding business knowledge in the environment. With the sophistication of search technologies like Google, business people expect to be able to get their questions answered about the business just like you can do an internet search. The truth is, knowledge management is primitive today, and it is due to the fact that we have poor business metadata  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Inmon, William H.
Business metadata.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Morgan Kaufmann, ©2008
(DLC) 2007015136
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William H Inmon; Bonnie K O'Neil; Lowell Fryman
ISBN: 9780123737267 0123737265 9780080552200 008055220X
OCLC Number: 228148467
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 292 pages) : illustrations
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 --
Responsibility: W.H. Inmon, Bonnie O'Neil, Lowell Fryman.


Explains the groundwork necessary for IT to really support the business properly. This book helps businesses capture corporate knowledge and unstructured data, and offer solutions for codifying it  Read more...
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