Universal Data Models, LLC

Universal Data Models, LLC (UDM) helps organizations integrate their information, systems and people and develop the highest quality data models in the shortest period of time with our services, training, consulting and library of re-usable, template data models. Over the past 12 years, we have helped so many clients substantially reduce the time and costs of their data modeling efforts, via our unique industry data models and “Universal Data ModelsTM” and “Universal Patterns for Data ModelingTM”.

You are at the right site if you are seeking an efficient and quality approach to data modeling, data integration, data architecture, data strategy, or if you are seeking a practical way to develop integrated information to help your organization.

UDM was founded by Len Silverston, the bestselling author of The Data Model Resource Book, and he continues to work through UDM to help organizations jump-start, customize and implement Universal Data Models, as well as develop integrated solutions via his books, articles, training, consulting and generic and industry data model repositories and methods.

Our services apply to any type of data management and data modeling effort, whether it is for an enterprise data model, application, master data management, data warehousing, data mart design or other data management effort.




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"I was introduced to the Universal Data Model in 1997 when I was the enterprise data architect at Janus Funds. Len provided his Universal Data Model (UDM) as a solution to help us consolidate data from multiple and disparate databases. The challenge was to separate data from legacy applications and to position it for universal access. The business had grown to a point where a multitude of FoxPro applications/databases had to be replaced with a more optimal set of applications, and the the data moved to an enterprise Oracle platform. The UDM provided the perfect template for doing this.

My next deployment of the UDM was at Cendant Galileao, a large travel..."

Wes Bennett, Enterprise Architect

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