Principles of Data Management: Facilitating Information Sharing, Third Edition

  • 5h 7m
  • Keith Gordon
  • BCS
  • 2022

Data is a valuable corporate asset and its effective management can be vital to an organisation’s success. This professional reference guide covers all the key areas of data management including database development, data quality and corporate data modelling. It is not based on a particular proprietary system; rather it is business-focused, providing the knowledge and techniques required to successfully implement the data management function. The book is aimed at all those involved with data management, including IT/IS and business managers, consultants, and business analysts, as well as data management practitioners from all business sectors. This new edition adds chapters on linked data, concept systems and big data and artificial intelligence.

About the Author

Keith Gordon has spent over 50 years in technical, education and training environments as an engineer, computer consultant, business analyst, education and training manager. He was an independent consultant and lecturer specialising in data management and business analysis and an associate lecturer with the Open University for 10 years.

In this Book

  • Foreword to the First Edition
  • Abbreviations
  • Glossary
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Data and the Enterprise
  • Databases and Their Development
  • What is Data Management?
  • Corporate Data Modelling
  • Data Definition and Naming
  • Metadata
  • Data Quality
  • Data Accessibility
  • Master Data Management
  • Database Administration
  • Repository Administration
  • The Use of Packaged Application Software
  • Distributed Data and Databases
  • Business Intelligence
  • Object Orientation
  • Multimedia
  • Integrating Data and Web Technology
  • Linked Data
  • Concept Systems
  • Big Data and Artificial Intelligence
  • Further Reading


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