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                               The SouthWest Ohio Chapter (SWOC) 

of the

                                       Data Management Association Int'l


Enterprise Data Modeling Workshop

  • 08-Nov-2007
  • NCR World HQ


  • SWOC-affiliated company personnel
  • Paid Individual Professional or Student Members, or Corporate-Paid Members
  • Non-paid contacts
Start Time: 8 AM - NOON

Modeling data for the whole enterprise can be a challenge.
We are
often confronted with the following questions during data modeling:

o Right business rules ?

o How generalized or specialized ?
o How should I represent time and history ?
o Accomodate all possible circumstances across the enterprise?
o Modeling across all the databases we use?
o Relationships ?

Who Should Attend--
Data architects,
database designers, application data modelers, data warehouse modelers, data planners

Primarily workshop and problem solving--a very practical session.

We welcome attendees to send descriptions of some of their own
current challenges, which then can be considered for inclusion among the workshop exercises. Please send details by November 1 to the program leader, Dr. Jeff Hoffer, at hoffer@udayton.edu.


<!--[if !supportLists]-->1)       <!--[endif]-->From I-75, exit at Edwin C. Moses Blvd,, turn East along the river past UD Arena and Welcome Stadium.
<!--[if !supportLists]-->2)       <!--[endif]--> Turn right on Stewart, cross the bridge, turn right on Patterson Blvd. Take a left in about half a mile into NCR WHQ. Veer right at the first fork in the road towards the visitor's parking lot .  Park in any visitor parking on the side of the building (not in front).
<!--[if !supportLists]-->3)       <!--[endif]-->Walk to front door and tell security guard you are there for the DAMA meeting. Contact person is Judy Bayer.
<!--[if !supportLists]-->4)       <!--[endif]-->Continental breakfast is provided from 8AM – 8:30AM during registration time.

Dr. Jeff Hoffer, Emeritus U.D.

Dr. Jeffrey A. Hoffer is the Sherman – Standard Register Professor Emeritus of Data Management in the MIS, Operations Management, and Decision Sciences Department at the University of Dayton. He received a PhD from Cornell University in 1973 and his B.A. from Miami University in 1969. He was on the faculties of Case Western Reserve University and Indiana University before joining UD.

He is author of many scholarly and industry publications in the areas of database management, data warehousing, systems analysis, strategic systems planning, and human-computer interaction. He is co-author of several leading textbooks: Modern Database Management, Modern Systems Analysis and Design, Essentials of Systems Analysis and Design, Object-Oriented Systems Analysis and Design, and Managing Information Technology: What Managers Need to Know, all published by Prentice-Hall. Dr. Hoffer is also an Associate Director of the Teradata University Network, the leading web portal for faculty and students in the data management, data warehousing, decision support, and business intelligence areas. He was co-founder of APT Systems, one of the first providers of group decision support system software. Dr. Hoffer has consulted for NCR, Teradata, AT&T, City of Dayton, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Controls, and other organizations on information systems design and management issues.

He is currently President of the Southwest Ohio DAMA chapter, and has served on several national boards for DAMA-I and was involved in the development of its Database Administration certification exam.


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