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Until eventually lately, details structures were designed round diverse enterprise capabilities, equivalent to bills payable and stock regulate. Object-oriented modeling, by contrast, constructions structures round the data--the objects--that make up some of the company services. simply because information regarding a selected functionality is restricted to 1 place--to the object--the process is protected from the results of switch.
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Because the data system is a precious asset, each organization develops the data system with utmost care utilizing the best available resources. The design and development of the data system must be substantially signiﬁcant. If so, how should an organization go about establishing its data system? The organization needs to do sufﬁcient planning for the data 30 CHAPTER 1 DATA MODELING: AN OVERVIEW system project. The development of a data system calls for a coordinated systematic approach with distinct and purposeful phases.
Requirements Deﬁnition. Business analysts and data analysts review the various business processes and study the information requirements to support the processes. The study would include one-on-one and group interviews with the users. Existing documentation must be reviewed. The analysts would watch and analyze how each business process is performed and what data is generated or used in each process. Requirement deﬁnition comprises the following major tasks: . . . . Study overall business operations Observe business processes Understand business needs Interview users Determine information requirements Identify data to be collected and stored Establish data access patterns Estimate data volumes DATA SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 31 When the requirements deﬁnition gets completed, an appropriate deﬁnition document will be issued.
After some of the data completes its usefulness, the corresponding data elements get deleted from the database system. Figure 1-4 presents the stages in the data life cycle of an organization and also the interaction with the data model at the different stages. Now let us walk through the various stages of the data life cycle. At each stage, we will note how a data model is helpful and serves useful purposes. Needing Data. In this earliest stage, an organization recognizes the need for data for performing the various business processes.