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How to create data model for your application

In the good old days, creating an Entity Relationship (ER) Diagrams used to be a cake walk. You get your data requirements from end users and lo and behold you had everything to design your database using ER diagrams. 303 more words

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Actions & Facts Revisited

When we initially introduced our data fragment model, for reasons of simplicity, some details were not elaborated because they were not essential to the understanding of the principles the data integration approach is based upon. 1,199 more words

Data Modeling

ArcGIS Diagrammer RIP

Sad news, due to some included .Net components being abandoned Richie Carmichael’s amazing ArcGIS Diagrammer tool will not be updated to support ArcGIS Desktop 10.3 (or beyond). 200 more words


Application data model examples

We’ve had quite a bit of interest in our ‘example’ data models from ERPs over the last few months. A number of people have said that they don’t have a modelling tool easily accessible and therefore can’t see what the diagrams look like, which is a fair point. 12 more words


The role of application metadata in a Master Data implementation

We would like to congratulate IBM, Informatica, SAP and Oracle on their continued strong showing in the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Master Data Management (MDM) of Customer Data Solutions. 31 more words


Using Safyr ‘ ETL for Metadata’ to harvest Microsoft Dynamics metadata

As many of you will know, using Safyr we can pull metadata from a range of ERP and CRM products, including SAP, Salesforce and PeopleSoft. Customers often ask about other packaged applications that they have implemented. 23 more words


Modelling Salesforce application tables with Safyr and Microsoft Visio – a worked example

This is the latest in an occasional series of data models based upon the packaged application we support with our Safyr product. Many of our customers and partners are increasingly using Salesforce as an enterprise system of record and of course with the addition of customisations and applications the data model is increasing in size […]