Webcast : IDERA Live 2021 Session: The Power of Abstraction

Abstraction is all about designing your data model to support changing requirements. In this IDERA Live session, learn about abstraction through examples such as “Party” and “Document”. Determine whether or not to abstract or leave the terms in a more concrete state by applying the three critical questions covering: (1) Commonality, (2) Value, and (3) Effort. Learn the good and the bad of abstracting, and of course, the Star Wars connection. Lastly, see how IDERA’s harvesting tools can pull newly created terms and relationships between Terms from Logical Data Models to seed Business Glossaries, kick starting the creation of the Data Governance project.

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Steve Hoberman

Steve Hoberman has been a data modeler for over 30 years, and thousands of business and data professionals have completed his Data Modeling Master Class. Steve is the author of nine books on data modeling, including The Rosedata Stone and Data Modeling Made Simple. Steve is also the author of Blockchainopoly. One of Steve’s frequent data modeling consulting assignments is to review data models using his Data Model Scorecard® technique. He is the founder of the Design Challenges group, creator of the Data Modeling Institute’s Data Modeling Certification exam, Conference Chair of the Data Modeling Zone conferences, director of Technics Publications, lecturer at Columbia University, and recipient of the Data Administration Management Association (DAMA) International Professional Achievement Award.

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