Comments on: Agile data modeling and databases. Trends and Information on Big Data, New Data Management Technologies, Data Science and Innovation. Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:47:00 +0000 hourly 1 By: J A Schwartz Wed, 13 Jul 2011 19:54:32 +0000 I like what you say. I do not understand why one would attempt to develop a data oriented system without first performing a few rapid iterations of a conceptual model.

Think about it, a conceptual model calls out concepts, definitions, and associations. A high level object model calls out objects, responibilities, and collaborations.