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Data Mining

Data mining is the processing of large quantities of data to glean useful insights and support decision-making. Descriptive techniques like generating graphical depictions or applying other methods allow users to identify patterns, trends, or clusters. Diagnostic techniques like decision trees … Continue reading

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Data Modeling

From the BABOK: A data model describes the entities, classes or data objects relevant to a domain, the attributes that are used to describe them, and the relationships among them to provide a common set of semantics for analysis and … Continue reading

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Data Dictionary

Maintaining a dictionary of data items is a very good idea for engagements of sufficiently wide scope and involving enough participants. This greatly simplifies and clarifies communication and mutual understanding among all participants, and should fall out of the work … Continue reading

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Post University CIS Advisory Board Meeting 2021

Yesterday I participated in yet another of Post University’s Advisory Board meetings for its CIS department (see descriptions of previous years here). The participants included individuals with widely varying experience and perspectives, and it’s always interesting to hear what they … Continue reading

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