Webinar: Modeling with Industry Standard Data Models Karen Lopez of InfoAdvisors

May 19, 2009
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imageI will be speaking at next week’s Embarcadero Webinar on working with Industry Standard Data Models (ISDMs).  It’s free – all you need to do is register.  I’d love it if you would join me.  There will be 15-20 minutes for questions and answers at the end, so I’m hoping you’ll have some great questions.

 

May 27, 2009

11:00 AM PDT / 2:00 PM EDT

 

Starting With More Than a Blank Page: Modeling With an Industry Standard Data Model

Have you ever considered using pre-existing pattern models to jump start your data modeling projects? Have you considered purchasing proprietary models? Did you know that there are hundreds of models available to you for free or for minimal cost?

Many industry trade associations publish industry standard data models (ISDMs). These models focus on the core and supporting business functions associated with retailing, health care, criminal justice and other industry sectors. They may be provided free to the public or for just the cost of joining a trade association.

In this presentation, Karen Lopez discusses some of the benefits and gotchas of working with acquired models – industry standard models, patterns, and other universal model concepts. This

imageI will be speaking at next week’s Embarcadero Webinar on working with Industry Standard Data Models (ISDMs).  It’s free – all you need to do is register.  I’d love it if you would join me.  There will be 15-20 minutes for questions and answers at the end, so I’m hoping you’ll have some great questions.

 

May 27, 2009

11:00 AM PDT / 2:00 PM EDT

 

Starting With More Than a Blank Page: Modeling With an Industry Standard Data Model

Have you ever considered using pre-existing pattern models to jump start your data modeling projects? Have you considered purchasing proprietary models? Did you know that there are hundreds of models available to you for free or for minimal cost?

Many industry trade associations publish industry standard data models (ISDMs). These models focus on the core and supporting business functions associated with retailing, health care, criminal justice and other industry sectors. They may be provided free to the public or for just the cost of joining a trade association.

In this presentation, Karen Lopez discusses some of the benefits and gotchas of working with acquired models – industry standard models, patterns, and other universal model concepts. This session includes topics such as:

  • The costs, benefits, and risks of working with industry standard data models
  • The benefits of using industry standards in your package acquisition projects
  • Choosing the right process
  • Myths in working with pattern models
  • 10 Tips for successfully working with third-party models
  • What you should know before committing to project plans and estimates
  • Lessons learned
  • Resources

Find out what other organizations are doing with industry standard data models — how vendors and industry organizations are partnering to set standards that your organization will want to leverage for better meet the business needs of your solutions.

About the speaker:

Karen López is a principal consultant at InfoAdvisors, Inc., a Toronto-based consulting firm specializing in project, data and process management. She has 20+ years of experience in project and data management on large, multi-project programs. Karen specializes in the practical application of data management principles.

Karen is also the ListMistress and moderator of the InfoAdvisors Discussion Groups at www.infoadvisors.com.

 

Webinar: Guest Speaker – Modeling with Industry Standard Data Models