Data Vault Ensemble Modeling

How to Effectively Present Your Data Model

Norman Daoust, Daoust Associates

Congratulations, you have created a data model that you know is well suited to meeting the needs of your business stakeholders. But getting them to recognize that and to appreciate your efforts can be a challenge. Unless, of course, you consistently employ a set of techniques and best practices for presenting your data model.

We will review several different techniques for presenting data models to business stakeholders and examine a set of best practices and tips that you can employ.

Attendees will learn several techniques for presenting data models to business stakeholders, and a set of best practices and tips to help your stakeholders understand your data models.

Norman Daoust founded his consulting company Daoust Associates, in 2001. He is not just a data architect and data modeler: he also enjoys decision modeling, process modeling, and UML state machine modeling. His clients have included the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Veteran’s Health Administration, the Canadian Institute for Health Information, several healthcare provider organizations, a Fortune 500 software company, and several start-ups. He has been an active contributor to the healthcare industry standard data model, the Health Level Seven (HL7) Reference Information Model (RIM) since its inception. Norman’s book, “UML Requirements Modeling for Business Analysts” explains how to adapt the Unified Modeling Language (UML) for analysis purposes. Norman is an engaging speaker who enjoys making complex topics easy and enjoyable.