Data Modeling Made Simple with PowerDesigner
Papers available on this site
Many practitioners of data modelling use a pyramid to illustrate the different types of model that can be produced, and I make no apologies for doing the same.
Presentations and Published Papers
This is my presentation from Data Modelling Zone in Dusseldorf in 2018 – showing my favourite PowerDesigner features, none of which are available in any of the major competitors 😊
We’ve all heard of “Death by PowerPoint,” referring to those occasions when the burping, animated clip art gets in the way of the message. There is another phrase some of us are also familiar with – “death by spreadsheet.”
When I first came across XML Schemas, I was struck by their simplicity and versatility. When I saw how some people used them, I realised that the days of unmanaged COBOL copybooks had returned to haunt me. This was my attempt to exorcise the XML demon.
SAP PowerDesigner for Data Architects – a short demo in 4 parts
The CDM LDM Productivity model extension
This is a live demonstration of the key features of a PowerDesigner model extension that improves productivity for users of the Conceptual and Logical Data Models. Some of the features are applicable to any PowerDesigner Model.