Creating Enterprise Standards withCA ERwin® Data ModelingTerry Hanks – CA Presales Consultant
Abstract• As data volumes increase, and organizations are faced with data  integration challenges associated with mergers ...
Speaker Bio• Terry Hanks is a CA Technologies Presales Consultant for the CA  Erwin Modeling Family of products. He has wo...
Agenda• Why Use Enterprise Data Standards• Implementing Standards with CA ERwin Modeling     – Leveraging Naming Standards...
Why use Enterprise Standards?• Business decisions are based on data – bad data or design  results in bad business decision...
Who uses Enterprise Standards?• Many types of initiatives can benefit from Enterprise Standards             Data Warehous...
Using Naming Standards • What is a Naming Standard?     – A glossary of words and abbreviations that can be used in model ...
Using Domains • What is a Domain?     – A set of values and rules assigned to a data element          • Example: Data type...
Using User Defined Properties (UDPs)• What is a UDP ?   – Provides the ability to define custom model object properties• W...
Using Datatype Standards • What is a Datatype Standards file?     – Includes user-defined datatypes and mapping informatio...
Using Model Templates with Standards• What is a Model Template?   – A starting point for new models containing reusable ob...
Sharing Standards Using CA ERwin Model Manager • What is CA ERwin Model Manager?     – Central location for storing standa...
Reporting to Stakeholders• Sharing information in customizable formats• CA ERwin Data Modeler provides multiple reporting ...
Demo• CA ERwin Data Modeler Enterprise Standards DemoPAGE 14
Visit www.ERwin.com PAGE 15
Questions? PAGE 16
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Creating enterprise standards 09302010

  1. 1. Creating Enterprise Standards withCA ERwin® Data ModelingTerry Hanks – CA Presales Consultant
  2. 2. Abstract• As data volumes increase, and organizations are faced with data integration challenges associated with mergers and acquisitions, master data management, business intelligence, and/or data governance initiatives, the need to create consistent, reusable standards is more critical than ever before. Standards help increase efficiency and quality by promoting reuse across the organization. PAGE 2
  3. 3. Speaker Bio• Terry Hanks is a CA Technologies Presales Consultant for the CA Erwin Modeling Family of products. He has worked with the Modeling Product line for 5 years.• Prior to joining CA Technologies, Terry worked in the Health care IT industry. PAGE 3
  4. 4. Agenda• Why Use Enterprise Data Standards• Implementing Standards with CA ERwin Modeling – Leveraging Naming Standards and Domains – User Defined Properties (UDP’s) – Defining Data Type Standards – Using Model Templates – Sharing Standards using CA ERwin Model Manager – Reporting to Stakeholders using Crystal Reports• Live Demo• Q&A PAGE 4
  5. 5. Why use Enterprise Standards?• Business decisions are based on data – bad data or design results in bad business decisions• Benefits of using data standards: – Increased Efficiency – Increased Data Quality – Promotes Reuse and Communication across the organization. PAGE 5
  6. 6. Who uses Enterprise Standards?• Many types of initiatives can benefit from Enterprise Standards  Data Warehousing  Master Data Management (MDM)  Mergers and Acquisitions  Data Integration  Application Development  Data Quality  Data Governance PAGE 6
  7. 7. Using Naming Standards • What is a Naming Standard? – A glossary of words and abbreviations that can be used in model object names • Why use the Naming Standards Editor? – Develop model naming standards – Check model names for accuracy – Name model objects in models derived from other models – Reuse of standards across the enterprise PAGE 7
  8. 8. Using Domains • What is a Domain? – A set of values and rules assigned to a data element • Example: Data types, Validation rules – Used to quickly assign properties to columns • Why use Domains? – Speeds Design process – Easy to maintain – Use across entire model PAGE 8
  9. 9. Using User Defined Properties (UDPs)• What is a UDP ? – Provides the ability to define custom model object properties• Why use UDPs? – Further documentation of model objects – Clarification for users or viewers of models – Standardize usage across models• Examples of Common UDPs – Data Stewards, Status, Document attachments, etc. PAGE 9
  10. 10. Using Datatype Standards • What is a Datatype Standards file? – Includes user-defined datatypes and mapping information that is needed to convert logical & physical datatypes. • Why use a Datatype Standards file? – Converting models from Logical to Physical – Converting models from one Physical DBMS to another – Deriving multiple models from one source – Introducing new data types PAGE 10
  11. 11. Using Model Templates with Standards• What is a Model Template? – A starting point for new models containing reusable objects such as: • Domains • Naming standards • Formatting options • Etc.• Why use a Model Template? – Provides Standardization and Reuse – Speeds up development/altering of models/databases PAGE 11
  12. 12. Sharing Standards Using CA ERwin Model Manager • What is CA ERwin Model Manager? – Central location for storing standards, such as: • Naming Standards • Datatype Standards • Model Templates – Collaboration for use, reuse, and audit • Why use CA ERwin Model Manager? – Reuse of core data assets – Efficiencies for team collaboration – Access to other models for sharing objects via Complete Compare PAGE 12
  13. 13. Reporting to Stakeholders• Sharing information in customizable formats• CA ERwin Data Modeler provides multiple reporting options – HTML – PDF – Text – RTF – Crystal Reports – OBDC queries• In addition, these reports may be filtered by Subject Areas or Stored Displays PAGE 13
  14. 14. Demo• CA ERwin Data Modeler Enterprise Standards DemoPAGE 14
  15. 15. Visit www.ERwin.com PAGE 15
  16. 16. Questions? PAGE 16

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