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Data Modeling: What Is It and Why It’s Important

By July 24, 2020Uncategorized

It’s important to sometimes scale it back when it comes to business management and reflect on what’s actually happening with the big data that’s being accrued on a daily basis. Data modeling, the technique used to define and organize business processes, is a very critical component of how you do business now and in the future. By accessing this kind of process, you can create a visual description of your business by understanding your data requirements, as well as how they support your entire operation.

If you’re ignoring the data that is freely available to you as a business manager or owner, you are doing a great disservice to your company. Don’t let the term data modeling intimidate you – it’s designed to hit that sweet spot between hard-to-understand tech jargon and everyday business planning terms. With these data models, everyone at your operation can work together more productively and effectively.

Additionally, here are a few other reasons why data modeling should be a priority for your organization this year:

  1. Expedited Overall Development Time: The integration of data modeling means you can deliver products more quickly, as well as bring more products to the market. With this kind of setup, you will also save money by mitigating the amount of errors you were previously making. Fewer iterations, fewer mistakes, and greater overall development collaboration will make your company that much more successful.
  • Refined Business Processes: When you engage in data modeling, it forces you to define your business and its processes, doing so in a way that makes it easier for teams to collaborate. You can’t actually define your data if you don’t know how your business is operating. Data modeling forces you to uncover your data and its relationships, which will help you see your business processes in a whole new light.
  • Risk Reduction: Every business is constantly working to reduce the amount of risk it bears on a daily basis. Data modeling will provide you with diagrams of your data process so you have total access to everything that is going on. This reduces your overall risk because you are no longer in the dark when it comes to your transformations and metadata. You now have the truth right at your fingertips.
  • Enhanced Collaboration: With data modeling, your IT department can interact with your non-technical staff much more easily. Using the data models, they can communicate in a neutral way that makes sense to everyone. With this kind of high level business process integration, collaboration can occur more seamlessly throughout the company. This means different ideas can be facilitated between different departments.

Data is the new gold in our world today, which is why taking the time to model and study it is only going to improve the success of your company. We are passionate about data modeling and analysis here at the Rabib Reliability Research Group, and we want you to be, too.

Rabib Reliability

Here at Rabib Reliability, we’re a full-service consulting agency that covers a variety of areas, sizes, and complexities, under the direction of owner and operator: Farshad Rabib. We understand how important data modeling and analysis has become for the success of a company today, which is why we offer services such as: design comparisons, degradation data analysis, life data analysis, burn-in analysis and optimization, stress-strength analysis, shelf life and stability analysis, and the list goes on. We want maintainability, reliability, and availability to be safeguarded in everything you do when it comes to your company’s data, which is why we offer comprehensive support that will asses, address, and revitalize your data structures today.


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