Has everyone forgotten database development fundamentals?

In the hubbub of MDM and data governance, everyone’s lost track of the necessity of data standards and practices. All too often when my team and I get involved with a data warehouse review or BI scorecard project, we confront inconsistent column names in tables, meaningless table names, and different representations of the same database object. It’s as though the concepts of naming conventions and value standards never existed.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Information Management content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access