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Universal Meta Data Models




Universal Meta Data Models

David Marco, Michael Jennings

ISBN: 978-0-764-57159-6 March 2004 478 Pages


* The heart of the book provides the complete set of models that will support most of an organization's core business functions, including universal meta models for enterprise-wide systems, business meta data and data stewardship, portfolio management, business rules, and XML, messaging, and transactions
* Developers can directly adapt these models to their own businesses, saving countless hours of development time
* Building effective meta data repositories is complicated and time-consuming, and few IT departments have the necessary expertise to do it right-which is why this book is sure to find a ready audience
* Begins with a quick overview of the Meta Data Repository Environment and the business uses of meta data, then goes on to describe the technical architecture followed by the detailed models

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Part One: Presenting the Managed Meta Data Environment.

Chapter 1: Overview of the Managed Meta Data Environment.

Chapter 2: The Managed Meta Data Environment Architecture.

Chapter 3: Managed Meta Data Environment Applications.

Part Two: Universal Meta Data Models for the Meta Data Repository Environment.

Chapter 4: Universal Meta Data Model for Enterprise Systems.

Chapter 5: Universal Meta Model for XML, Messaging, and Business Transactions.

Chapter 6: Universal Meta Model for IT Portfolio Management.

Chapter 7: Universal Meta Model for Business Rules, Business Meta Data, and Data Stewardship.

Chapter 8: The Complete Universal Meta Model.

Appendix A: Model Diagrams.

Appendix B: What's on the CD-ROM?

Appendix C: Glossary.

Appendix D: Recommended Reading.


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