Posts Tagged ‘metadata’

What COVID-19 has taught us about the value of data

The Value of Data and 5 Things We’ve Learned From COVID-19

First of all, big kudos to first responders such as doctors, nurses, police, front-end-shop staff, and mental health workers for keeping your communities running during these troubling times. At the same time, my heart felt condolences for anyone who has lost a loved ones during this time. One of the things that the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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Update Member Relationship in OneStream XF

In my previous blog post, I demonstrated how members meeting the appropriate criteria could be deleted from an OneStream XF application with a XML file.  In this blog, I will demonstrate how a member relationship “parent / child” can be deleted and more importantly changed using a XML file which is a necessary part of […]

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Mass Delete Members in OneStream XF

During one of my previous projects, we needed to delete approximately 200 accounts that were distributed throughout a large Account dimension. This blog discusses how we solved it. One approach would have been to delete each account one time. Obviously, that wasn’t appealing as it is time-consuming and can be prone to error.  Another approach […]

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Enabling Checkboxes in AEM Assets Metadata Schema

Recently, a client requested I add a checkbox in AEM Asset’s image metadata schema. Surprisingly, checkboxes are not a field type in the OOTB metadata schema editor field options. After further investigation, I found that AEM list of OOTB form fields for metadata schemas includes a checkbox, but we cannot use the field as it […]

Governance in Healthcare: Ownership and Consistency

Democratization of Ownership and Stewardship The rise of big data, self-service, and more powerful and flexible end-user information visualization and preparation tools, consumer/ member/patient experience is impacting governance in a significant manner with regard to structure, decision rights, and accountabilities. End-users are gaining more control of these assets, including the ability to integrate and manipulate […]

Handling Site Metadata with SXA Modules: Part 1

Background If you’re using Sitecore 9.0+, chances are high that you’ve heard of or are currently utilizing Sitecore Experience Accelerator to accessorize your instance. In my opinion, one of the better things to come out of SXA is the use of modules to add discrete amounts of functionality to a tenant or site by leveraging […]

Responsibility of Data Architecture in Data Governance

The data architecture capability will supply the components and standards necessary to implement other capabilities coherently and enable them to work together. A primary responsibility of data architecture is to define and have an accepted enterprise-wide set of models, standards, glossaries and hierarchies which allow a standard description of data across business lines, products and […]

AEM Assets Series: Understanding AEM Metadata Schemas

Metadata is defined as data that provides information about other data. In AEM, metadata is used to describe assets and content for information purposes, findability and delivery. Simple examples might be the title of a photograph, shot date, and photographer. AEM allows the grouping of metadata using Metadata Schemas. These schemas can be applied at […]

Trends in Governance: Cross-Enterprise Semantics & Metadata

Addressing the ongoing explosion of data sources and storage options requires establishing consistent metadata attributes and semantic models across the enterprise to effectively govern information as an enterprise asset. The primary objective of any enterprise governance program is to ensure consistent and timely data, so reaching consensus and agreement on a common understanding of concepts […]

How to Get More Value from Search

Search is part of the human condition. We are born to being inquisitive and receptive to learning. Discovery has been part of our history for as long as we’ve had historic records. For example, Christopher Columbus sailed to find something. Today, we’re now at a point where the canvas has shifted from a “sailing ship […]

Google Releases Cloud Vision API. I Eat Crow.

Last year Google introduced groundbreaking image recognition technology as part of their release of Google Photos.  Deep neural networks could identify objects, people and places inside of photographs with astonishing accuracy, completely autonomously. As fascinating as this technology is, I was certain that Google would keep it locked away inside their own products like Google Photos and Google Drive […]

Making The Oracle Pivot Function Work For You

  Ah, the never-ending task of transposing rows into columns and columns into rows in an Oracle table! There was always a fairly standard max-decode solution for this until Oracle came up with their elegant pivot and unpivot standard functions in 11g. Recently, I had a close encounter with these pivot functions and learned a […]

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