Sam is a database professional with 15 years’ experience in database development and architecture.He currently works at Ultimate Software as a database architect for UltiPro, an industry-leading Payroll/HR (HCM) application. He is a big fan of Data Modelling and likes to get involved in the entire spectrum of database development activity, from the requirements gathering phase all the way through development, testing and deployment.
Outside of work he spends most of my time with his wife and 3 children and tries to head to the outdoors whenever he gets a chance. He is also a big fan of traveling.
Bad data always seems to appear when, and where, one least expects it. Sam explains the great value of a defensive approach based on constraints to any team that is developing an application in which the data has to be exactly right, and where bad data could cause consequential severe financial damage. It is perhaps better seen as creating a test-driven database.
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