The Management of Oil Industry Exploration & Production Data

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7 Data Management Architecture

The shape of data management can't be discussed without bringing in the whole topic of "Enterprise Architecture". This chapter discusses this wider topic and explores ways to integrate the "information layer" within larger architecture initiatives.

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New Material

Since the book was written we have identified a number of new items that help illuminate the material in Chapter 7:

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New Item 7.6
Precise definitions overcome unexpected complexities
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New Item 7.5
Elegant data architecture pays dividends in the long run
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Jim Crompton (of Noah) on defining Enterprise Architecture
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Pick levels of detail that match your audience not the situation
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It's understanding the interactions that makes business processes interesting
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New Item 7.1
A presentation from the 2007 ECIM conference reviewing different types of architecture pictures


In the book Chapter 7 contains references to the following related material:

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The Open Group (2011) "TOGAF Version 9.1"
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Brooch, G. Rumbaugh, J. & Jacobson, I. (2005) "The Unified Modeling Language User Guide"
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Zachman, J. (2008) "Concise Definition of the Enterprise Framework"
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McCandless, D. (2010) "Information is Beautiful"

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