Advisory Bored: The Data Model of Dorian Gray

April 29, 2009
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Corey Smith, an IS manager, has a great post about age, experience, and keeping data management relevant to all generations of IT professionals…and vice versa:

Let me leave you with one final thought. Data management is both a set of activities and a profession. Many people who do the former don’t consider themselves the latter. They are, nevertheless, contributing to the body of knowledge, for better or worse, and we need to connect with them just as much as an up-and-coming metadata analyst. Consider the outcomes that Mrs. AdvisoryBored identified in her original proposal for the Business Information Management class (MGMT 215) at Edmonds Community College (see the end of page two). There is no guarantee that the students, particularly those from the Business department, will embrace those data management principles and/or the profession, but

Corey Smith, an IS manager, has a great post about age, experience, and keeping data management relevant to all generations of IT professionals…and vice versa:

Let me leave you with one final thought. Data management is both a set of activities and a profession. Many people who do the former don’t consider themselves the latter. They are, nevertheless, contributing to the body of knowledge, for better or worse, and we need to connect with them just as much as an up-and-coming metadata analyst. Consider the outcomes that Mrs. AdvisoryBored identified in her original proposal for the Business Information Management class (MGMT 215) at Edmonds Community College (see the end of page two). There is no guarantee that the students, particularly those from the Business department, will embrace those data management principles and/or the profession, but she has at least had the opportunity to introduce the concept of data as a managed enterprise resource.

Check out his blog for other interesting and thought-provoking takes on IT and data management.

Advisory Bored: The Data Model of Dorian Gray