Enterprise Data Modeling, Architecture, and Governance
Data modellers and architects along with business and IT stakeholders must respond to multiple levels of data-related business needs, to help ensure that the business makes good decisions with the right information.
Some key activities that may be needed include:
Build out an enterprise data model
Represent business concepts with full documentation of attributes, definitions, relationships, etc.
Discover and document existing assets across the data landscape
Determine all data sources and manage transformation of data between staging area and data warehouse
Build the foundation for a data governance program
Catalog metadata for data governance or data quality initiatives
Perform an impact analysis of new policies or projected changes to models, databases, or data fields
Ensure consistency between models and databases, coordinating changes across development teams and BI analysts (change mgmt.)