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Building and managing the meta data repository : a full lifecycle guide

Author: David Marco
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats

Maintaining vendor neutrality, this guide provides coverage of metadata sources, standards and architecture. The accompanying CD-ROM includes a sample implementation project plan, a checklist of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: CD-ROMs
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Marco, David, 1967-
Building and managing the meta data repository.
New York : Wiley, ©2000
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Marco
ISBN: 0471355232 9780471355236
OCLC Number: 44173068
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 392 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements for accompanying computer disc: Microsoft Word 6.0 or higher ; Microsoft Excel 5.0 or higher ; Microsoft Windows 95 or higher.
Contents: Laying the Foundation --
Introducing Meta Data and Its Return on Investment --
In the Beginning --
Information Technology Begins to Walk --
Defining Meta Data --
Meta Data--The Beginnings --
Commercial Evolution of Meta Data --
Factors Shaping Today's Meta Data Market --
Why Meta Data Is Needed --
Inflexible and Nonintegrated Systems --
Growth of Existing Data Warehouses and Data Marts --
Unfulfilled Needs of Business Users --
High IT Employee Turnover --
Lack of User Confidence in Data --
Emergence of Customer Relationship Management --
Decision Support Moves to the Forefront --
Components of a Decision Support System --
Decision Support Challenges --
Meta Data ROI --
Data Definition Reporting --
Data Quality Tracking --
Business User Access to Meta Data --
Decision Support Impact Analysis --
Enterprise-Wide Impact Analysis --
Meta Data Fundamentals --
Meta Data and the Meta Data Repository --
Technical and Business Meta Data --
Meta Data and External Data --
Meta Data Users --
Business Users --
Technical Users --
Power Users --
Common Meta Data Sources --
ETL Tools --
Data Modeling Tools --
Reporting Tools --
Data Quality Tools --
Vendor Applications --
Miscellaneous Sources --
Structured and Unstructured Meta Data --
Structured Meta Data Sources --
Unstructured Meta Data Sources --
Data Stewardship --
Identifying Your Data Steward --
Meta Data Security --
Meta Data Standards --
Why Are Meta Model Standards Important? --
Tool Meta Data Sharing --
Tool Interoperability --
Meta Model Standards.
Other Titles: Meta data repository
Responsibility: David Marco.
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"Here is a book which offers you and your company all the guidance you'll need for developing, deploying and managing a data repository in order to gain competitive advantage." (Freelance Informer, Read more...

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