Universal Data Models substantially reduces the time and costs of data modeling and data warehousing efforts via its unique reusable templates, or Universal Data Models. Universal Data models offers an efficient and quality approach to developing data architectures, data integration strategies, enterprise data models, logical data models, database designs, data warehouse designs, or data mart designs. Founded by Len Silverston, bestselling author of "The Data Model Resource Book."

Featured: Organizational Change Management Video with Len Silverston

Len Silverston, Founder and CEO 

Upcoming Events in 2019

Date Title Sponsor Location
  The Power of Common Language in Data Governance Idera Online
Mar 17, 6-6:45pm Zen and The Art of Data Maintenance

Enterprise Data World Boston, MA
Mar 18, 8:30-11:45am Organization Change Management For New Emerging Trends in Data Enterprise Data World Boston, MA
Mar 20, 8:30-9:30am You are guilty as charged for not enabling in your organization the “common vocabulary" Enterprise Data World Boston, MA
 June 6-7

A Comprehensive and Effective Approach to Developing Business Glossaries

 Data governance and information quality conference  San Diego, CA
 Nov 11-15 Zen and Data Data Model Zone Conference  Philadelphia, PA
Nov 11-15 Drowning in Data:Starving For Wisdom in Data Modeling - The Human Side of Data Modeling Data Model Zone Conference  Philadelphia, PA
 Nov 11-15 Universal Business Glossaries Data Model Zone Conference  Philadelphia, PA
 Nov 11-15  Universal Data Models Data Model Zone Conference
 Philadelphia, PA

Success Story

"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 the 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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