Where do Business Intelligence and Data Management professionals go to get a massive infusion of the latest and greatest industry advancements in data management? What is the mystery surrounding big data, unstructured data, cloud storage and computing? What is the future for relational databases and classic data modeling? To ask the questions and uncover the answers they attend Enterprise Data World, the annual global conference which attracts data management professionals from virtually every state in the nation and countries as far as South Africa and down under. This year, from April 28, 2013 to May 2, 2013 the conference will be held at the Sheraton Hotel & Marina, in San Diego, CA.
Enterprise Data World is the business world’s most comprehensive educational event about data and information management. Over five days, EDW presents a diverse schedule of programming that addresses every level of proficiency, including keynotes, workshops, tutorials, case studies, and discussions.
- Data Governance & Stewardship
- Big Data
- Master Data Management (MDM)
- Data Architecture
- Enterprise Information Management
- Data Quality
- Unstructured Data
- Data-driven Business
- Analytics and Business Intelligence
- Cloud-based Data
- NoSQL, Non-relational Databases and Hadoop
- Data & Application Integration
- Management & Methods
- Agile Data
From CIOs, to EdDs, to PhDs spanning industry and academia, virtually every aspect of data management is encompassed. No matter how adept you are or how long you have been in the industry, there will be takeaways to enhance your career. DATAVERSITY™ the organization which provides resources for Information Technology (IT) Professionals, Executives and Business Managers to learn about the uses and management of data will hold this event with DAMA International, the machine behind Enterprise Data World. Professionals seeking certification can attend bootcamp and take the Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) certification onsite at the conference. Some of the highlights of the program to whet your appetite:
CDMP: The Gold Standard Data Management Certification Patricia Cupoli, DAMA International
Agile Data Modeling Workshop Steve Hoberman, Steve Hoberman & Associates
Data Modeling Masterclass Graham C Witt, Ajilon
Step-by-Step Data Strategies Gwen Thomas, Data Governance Institute
PM3: Compliance-Driven Information Management and Governance
John Ladley, IMCue Solutions
Master Data Management - A Best Practice Guide to Design and Implementation
Mike Ferguson, Intelligent Business Strategies Ltd
Councils, Commissions and Committees, Oh my! Finding the Yellow Brick Road to Data Governance in a Federated Higher Education System
Eva L. Smith, Edmonds Community College
Carmen McKenzie, Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges
Platinum Sponsors backing the event like Dell, SAP, Informatica, DGPO, TDAN and others too numerous to mention here, will be onsite with, fantastic menus, cocktails at and an always a night to remember with lots of prizes and giveaways. Lest we forget, the DAMA musicians are the best in the land but DAMA folks are biased; so don't forget to be at the annual jam session, where musicians can bring their instruments.
Testimonials from former attendees are perhaps the best indication of the value gained from attending EDW:
"The most non-commercial data conference I've been to - it's data people talking to data people about their issues, solutions, and experiences."
-Lynda Diane Thorne, Lead Data Architect, US Air Force
"As a first timer and business person, I wasn't sure what to expect. I had a great time learning from speakers and attendees who are open to sharing and are relatable. I didn't feel like a fish out of water. Most useful moments were meeting several people working on the same things I am."
-Jen Besser, Project Resource, Thrivent Financial
"Great conference and great initiation into the world of data management!"
-Brian Loken, CIO, Greenleaf Trust
"Best source of information!"
-Bob Schork, Enterprise Data Architect, General Dynamics
"Excellent. I learned new options/approaches for data governance."
-James Baker, Director, Data Architecture, Fiserv