The Data Model Resource Book: A Library of Universal Data Models by Industry Types, Revised Edition, Volume 2

  • 9h 48m
  • Len Silverston
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2001

If you've relied on The Data Model Resource Book, Revised Edition, Volume 1 to jump-start your system development efforts, then you know that using a library of proven data models and data warehouse designs can produce huge savings in development costs. But what about the unique needs of your industry? The Data Model Resource Book, Revised Edition, Volume 2, provides data models specifically tailored to your industry. It includes both brand-new models for each industry and generic models that the author customizes. The result is a comprehensive library of the industry's core data models and applications, including models for:

  • Financial services
  • Professional services
  • E-commerce
  • Manufacturing
  • Health care
  • Insurance
  • Travel
  • Telecommunications

You not only get the data models themselves, you also learn to:

  • Apply reusable data designs across a broad variety of industries
  • Integrate databases and data warehouses across your organization
  • Combine models from different applications for your specific needs
  • Use the data structures to provide quality assurance for your own models
  • Employ the book's star schema designs to develop data analysis solutions

About the Author

Len Silverston is an author, lecturer, consultant, and pioneer in the field of data management. He has devoted the last 20 years to helping organizations build and integrate information systems, using his unique approaches to develop information architectures, design databases, and solve data management issues.

Mr. Silverston has been an invited speaker at numerous national and international conferences and has written many articles on database design and data warehousing in publications such as Data Management Review and Data Warehouse Institute’s Journal of Data Warehousing.

Len Silverston is the founder and owner of Universal Data Models, LLC, a Colorado-based firm providing consulting and training to help enterprises customize and implement universal data models and develop holistic, integrated systems. Universal Data Models, LLC, has helped many diverse organizations develop data architectures and designs in a fraction of the typical time through its extensive repository of reusable data models and data warehouse designs. The company offers several seminars that provide tools to deliver higher quality databases and information systems in less time.

Mr. Silverston lives in Castle Rock, Colorado. He holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from Renssellear Polytechnic Institute with a specialization in database management systems.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Manufacturing
  • Telecommunications
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Financial Services
  • Professional Services
  • Travel
  • E-Commerce Models
  • Using the Industry Models in the Real World
  • Other Reusable Data Model and Data Warehouse Design Resources
  • How to Use the Volume 2 Industry Electronic Products