Phase 2 - Task 1
Task Type:
Discussion Board
Deliverable Length:
see assignment details
Primary Discussion Response is due by Wednesday

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:

There are 3 different data models that you need to become familiar with to design a well-planned database. Research online to determine the differences in design and purpose between the conceptual, logical, and physical data models. Answer the following:

Why is it important that these data models be created in the order of conceptual, logical, and physical?
What are the implications of not spending enough time to plan each of the data models?
Phase 2 - Task 2
Task Type:
Individual Project
Deliverable Length:
Paper of 4–5 pages (excluding references and cover page) + Database System Plan template
Write a Conceptual Data Model document of 4–5 pages for the company that you chose in Week 1. Complete the following:

Identify the entities and highest-level relationships by using an embedded diagram.
Describe the problem and data requirements in the narrative, as well as your rationale for the conceptual model.
Justify your design by discussing how the design will solve the problem presented in the case scenario.
Add this section to the Conceptual Data Model section of your database system plan.
Name the document as follows:
All sources should be cited both in the text and in the References section by using APA format.
Submit the document for grading.