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Why Data Models Can’t Be Verified … and Why Data Modelers Remain Under-Empowered – Data Model Week

In the real world, we communicate with sentences … just like we are doing now. If a “data model” can’t support writing meaningful and consistent sentences, then surely something is amiss. Business rules are always sentences, so you can see where I’m going with this. So I come to this radical and provocative suspicion: The reason data models remain so often disconnected from other things in the business and IT, and why data modelers generally so under-empowered, is that data modeling practices have been removed them from direct engagement with business logic. Shouldn’t be that way. Won’t ever work well. I’m sure there are a whole lot of people who disagree with me. So I am going to write a series of posts this week on the subject … and call this ‘data model’ week.

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