The global skills and competency framework for the digital world

SFIA View: Data lifecycle management

Data lifecycle management

Product management PROD

Managing and developing products or services through their full life cycle from inception, growth, maturity, decline to retirement.

Machine learning MLNG

Developing systems that learn through experience and by the use of data.

Data visualisation VISL

Facilitating understanding of data by displaying concepts, ideas, and facts using graphical representations.

Data modelling and design DTAN

Developing models and diagrams to represent and communicate data requirements and data assets.

Database design DBDS

Specifying, designing and maintaining mechanisms for storing and accessing data.

Data engineering DENG

Designing, building, operationalising, securing and monitoring data pipelines and data stores.

Business situation analysis BUSA

Investigating business situations to define recommendations for improvement action.

Feasibility assessment FEAS

Defining, evaluating and describing business change options for financial, technical and business feasibility, and strategic alignment.

Requirements definition and management REQM

Managing requirements through the entire delivery and operational life cycle.

Acceptance testing BPTS

Validating systems, products, business processes or services to determine whether the acceptance criteria have been satisfied.

Solution architecture ARCH

Developing and communicating a multi-dimensional solution architecture to deliver agreed business outcomes.

Systems design DESN

Designing systems to meet specified requirements and agreed systems architectures.

Database administration DBAD

Installing, configuring, monitoring, maintaining and improving the performance of databases and data stores.

Availability management AVMT

Ensuring that services deliver agreed levels of availability to meet the current and future needs of the business.

Storage management STMG

Planning, implementing and optimising the technologies and processes used for data storage.

Capacity management CPMG

Ensuring that service components have the capacity and performance to meet current and planned business needs.

Content authoring INCA

Planning, designing and creating textual information, supported where necessary by graphical content.

Content publishing ICPM

Managing and continually improving the processes that collect, assemble and publish content.

Systems development management DLMG

Planning, estimating and executing systems development work to time, budget and quality targets.

Programming/software development PROG

Developing software components to deliver value to stakeholders.

Testing TEST

Investigating products, systems and services to assess behaviour and whether this meets specified or unspecified requirements and characteristics.