Data Modeling Concepts
Introduces and defines the components of a data model – data entities, attributes and associations, and their representation in data maps and entity lists.
Data Entity Types
Defines and illustrates the use of each data entity type – principal (supertype) entities, secondary (subtype) entities, type entities, role entities, intersecting entities that are used to represent business activities, processes and systems, and structure entities that are used to capture expert knowledge for development of dynamically-updated expert data bases.
Data Mapping Conventions
Introduces conventions used to document data maps, and represent business strategies for strategic analysis of business alternatives.