New Article Posted – The Difference Between Data Management and Database Management

I’ve posted a new article on my website.

As the title of this article suggests, there is a difference between data management (using the data) and database management (keeping the tool running). It is analogous to  your car and your car’s mechanic. As the owner of your car, you know how to use it, and how to get the most value out of using it. You decide whether to drive to work or take public transportation. You know whether to turn your car right or left to get to your destination.

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About Wes Trochlil

For a quarter century, Wes has worked in and with dozens of associations and membership organizations throughout the US, ranging in size from zero staff (all-volunteer) to over 700. In that time Wes has provided a range of consulting services, from general consulting on data management issues to full-scale, association-wide selection and implementation of association management systems.

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