Read the latest issue of the Embarcadero Data Modeling NewsFlash with information on the latest webinars, resources including whitepapers and an IDC analyst report, and downloads for data modelers.
DATA MODELING NEWSFLASH
January 2015, Issue 2
WEBINAR: Top 10 Reasons to Switch to ER/Studio – Discover the Difference!
Before joining Embarcadero’s Product Management team, Ron Huizenga worked as an independent consultant for 20 years. He used both ERwin and ER/Studio with a wide range of customers, and based on his personal experience, he explains the top 10 reasons why he made the switch to ER/Studio, with topics including:
How your ERwin experience gives you the fast-track on learning the ER/Studio user interface
How ER/Studio performs some operations differently and why it’s beneficial
How easily and accurately ERwin models can be imported into ER/Studio
Sessions are scheduled every week through the end of April to provide multiple options to attend, so choose the date that’s convenient for you.
WHITE PAPER: IDC Analyst Connection: How to Map Complex Data Landscapes
In today’s enterprise data environment, businesses are dealing with a larger volume of data that has expanded in its variety and velocity, and must assess how to integrate the new ‘big data’ with their existing relational assets. In this analyst report, IDC Analyst Carl Olofson shares his insights on the challenges, strategies, and benefits of working with complex data landscapes, including:
Ensuring data consistency and quality
Selecting appropriate enterprise data tools
Implementing best practices such as collaboration
Learn more about the data management tools market and how you can assess industry offerings.
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR: Top 5 Data Architecture Challenges
Over the past 20 years, the role of data architects and modelers has changed significantly. Many initiatives are now business-driven as opposed to IT-driven, significantly changing the dynamics of solution delivery. This is compounded by complex environments consisting of a variety of solutions on disparate platforms. Today's data architect must be prepared to address all these needs across business and IT. Watch this session to learn about:
Team dynamics and changes in methodologies within IT
Defining an enterprise modeling strategy in a complex environment
Modeling techniques to help address these initiatives
There are multiple considerations for collaborating on metadata within an organization, and you need a good metadata strategy to define and manage the right processes for a successful implementation. In this white paper, David Loshin describes how to enhance enterprise knowledge sharing by using collaborative metadata for structure, content, and semantics.
SWEEPSTAKES: You Could Win an Android Tablet when you Try Embarcadero Data Modeling Tools
Download and activate a free 14-day trial of our popular ER/Studio suite by March 31, 2015 and you're entered for a chance to win an Android tablet. You must download, install and register the trial to qualify. See the trial page for rules.