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Modeling the communication about the data as expressed by domain experts can clash with technical oriented viewpoints. For instance the world of reference data and catalogs which might use codes, versus the actual values that bear meaning to the business. This article explores how an example case of preferred pronouns can unite people with different viewpoints.

On many conferences where AI, ML or data science is mentioned, a simple dataset is used to underpin the storyline of the sessions. The Titanic dataset is such a relatively small and simple example. Until now a Fact Oriented Model was absent. So, let's see how we can build one out of the dataset by verbalizing it.

Idera ER/Studio is a data modeling tool with a modern interface, supporting a wide range of databases. CaseTalk supports the logical data models using a script generator. Generated script can simply be executed inside ER/Studio in order to have the logical model automatically build for you.

Though the FCO-IM method guarantees an higher accuracy for your information model, which leads to less rework after initial release and usage, it also requires you to put in a lot of thinking effort from the very beginning. And though this approach is very supportive for incremental work, beginners tend to think of it as tiresome.

PowerDesigner is a tool used by many data architects. CaseTalk strengthens them by using language, well-documented entities, and tables. However, if your goal is simply to draw a relational diagram, you should perhaps consider using the CaseTalk Viewer.