Organizing Business Data with Data Modeling

  • 7 videos | 23m 12s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
  • Certification PMI PDU
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Modeling data can help businesses better organize and access data. Organizations rely on various kinds of data, including Big Data, to fully understand their business. To do so, they need that data to be easy to access and understand. Data modeling plays a critical role in both of these. In this course, you'll learn about the characteristics of data modeling, and the common styles and types of data models used. You'll find out how the three levels of data modeling can provide a detailed blueprint of a company's data. And you'll also learn about common strategies for building data models, and how doing so improves an organization's daily operations.


  • Identify the characteristics of data modeling
    Recognize the ways in which data modeling enhances business operations
    Identify the basic tasks in modeling data
  • Identify the common types of data models
    Recognize the differences between the three styles of data modeling
    Identify common strategies for building data models


  • 40s
    This course offers an overview of data modeling and its importance to organizations. You'll get a snapshot of what a data model is, plus learn about how it can improve an organization's daily operations. FREE ACCESS
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    Data modeling is the process of structuring and organizing a set of data. This video explains the two distinct parts of data modeling. First, it's about data structure description itself. And second, it's about the organization of the data within the structure. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  The Power of Data Modeling
    3m 41s
    In this video, you will learn why data modeling is essential for every aspect of business operations. You will also discover how it provides an accurate 360 degree view of the organization and its individual units. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  The Data Modeling Process
    4m 4s
    In this video, you will learn about the data modeling process. You will discover how to identify entities and attributes, apply naming conventions, identify relationships between entities, apply data model patterns, assign natural and surrogate keys to tables, reduce data redundancy, and improve performance. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Common Types of Data Models
    4m 6s
    In this video, you will learn about the different database models that are available for organizations to choose from. The different models explored include: relational, document, physical order, and object-oriented databases. You will explore the strengths and weaknesses of each, and how they are individually adapted to different types of data management. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Styles of Data Modeling
    3m 53s
    In this video, you will learn about the three major styles of data modeling: the conceptual model, the logical model, and physical model. You will also learn how to use these models to create a comprehensive database that end users, developers, and decision makers rely on to make critical decisions regarding the business. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Building Your Data Model
    3m 11s
    The term data modeling encompasses several things. Whether building a new house or renovating an existing structure, the need for a solid foundation stands true, regardless of scope. In this video, you will learn about the importance of data modeling and how to build a data model. You will also discover the difference between the top-down approach and the bottom-up approach. FREE ACCESS


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