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Building the Agile Database: How to Build a Successful Application Using Agile Without Sacrificing Data Management by Larry Burns

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The next important question is: when, in the context of Agile, does it make sense (or is it even possible) to do data design? This is an excellent question, as the highly-iterative, fast-paced nature of an Agile project oftentimes leaves little room for design activities. Based on my own experience as an Agile developer, here are my recommendations:

·         Application development projects always begin with a series of meetings with the business users/managers and project stakeholders, for the purpose of identifying the business requirements for the application. At these meetings, the data analyst should be developing and refining the conceptual data model (and perhaps a rough draft of the logical data model), along with ...

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