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Metadata management for information control and business success [electronic resource] / Guy Tozer.

By: Tozer, Guy V.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Artech House, c1999Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 318 p.) : ill.ISBN: 158053225X (electronic bk.); 9781580532259 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Database management | Metadata | Bases de donn�ees -- Gestion | M�etadonn�ees | COMPUTERS -- Desktop Applications -- Databases | COMPUTERS -- Database Management -- General | COMPUTERS -- System Administration -- Storage & Retrieval | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Metadata management for information control and business success.DDC classification: 005.74 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Concept of Metadata -- Information in business--an overview -- Common factors affecting data quality -- Data flexibility and responsiveness to business change -- Active IM -- Information management processes -- Data and metadata -- Information technology--science, engineering, or black magic? -- IT organizations and responsibilities -- Metadata entity types -- Introduction to the enterprise metamodel -- The importance of metadata -- The Challenges of Information Management -- Challenge 1: Recognizing the fallacy of software engineering -- The evolution of software engineering -- Challenge 2: Distinguishing between data and information -- Challenge 3: Recognizing data/application independence -- Challenge 4: The information overload problem -- Challenge 5: Effective classification of information -- Occam's dilemma--recognizing necessary complexity -- Metadata analysis -- Establishing a Common Basic Metamodel -- Entities -- Attributes -- Classification -- Relationships -- Domains -- Events -- Metadata in the Business -- Managing the Metadata -- The principles of metadata management -- Metadata management roles and responsibilities -- The responsibilities of the metadata manager -- Scalability of metadata management activities -- The Role of Metadata in Application Development and Support -- Metadata and the management of consistency -- Developing a component-driven approach -- The price of reusability -- The metamodel library -- Case study 1: Matrices -- Case study 2: Work planning -- Case study 3: Control loops.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Concept of Metadata -- Information in business--an overview -- Common factors affecting data quality -- Data flexibility and responsiveness to business change -- Active IM -- Information management processes -- Data and metadata -- Information technology--science, engineering, or black magic? -- IT organizations and responsibilities -- Metadata entity types -- Introduction to the enterprise metamodel -- The importance of metadata -- The Challenges of Information Management -- Challenge 1: Recognizing the fallacy of software engineering -- The evolution of software engineering -- Challenge 2: Distinguishing between data and information -- Challenge 3: Recognizing data/application independence -- Challenge 4: The information overload problem -- Challenge 5: Effective classification of information -- Occam's dilemma--recognizing necessary complexity -- Metadata analysis -- Establishing a Common Basic Metamodel -- Entities -- Attributes -- Classification -- Relationships -- Domains -- Events -- Metadata in the Business -- Managing the Metadata -- The principles of metadata management -- Metadata management roles and responsibilities -- The responsibilities of the metadata manager -- Scalability of metadata management activities -- The Role of Metadata in Application Development and Support -- Metadata and the management of consistency -- Developing a component-driven approach -- The price of reusability -- The metamodel library -- Case study 1: Matrices -- Case study 2: Work planning -- Case study 3: Control loops.

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