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Technological Insight Beyond Academia Forums: Data Governance

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Technological Insight Beyond Academia Forums: Data Governance
Wednesday, April 11
12:15-1:25 pm
via Skype: https://meet.lync.com/mindovermetadatallc/ph3ll3r/5ZU662OC

A simple definition of “Data Governance” is “The process of managing and improving data for the benefit of all stakeholders” (C. Bradley, 2011). For the process to be effective, all business colleagues must agree on the key facts about the business and the semantics in use. The Conceptual Data Model (CDM) is one of the key artefacts for gaining and communicating that common understanding.

In this session, we will: • Outline a framework for Data Governance • Explain how the CDM provides the central ‘anchor’ in the framework, relating it to important principles and standards • Examine the different ‘flavors’ and types of CDM • Discuss the key related points raised in other sessions at this conference • Provide some real-world examples of the use of CDMs in Data Governance

Bio - George is an independent information management practitioner, with 30+ years’ experience creating and managing models of various types in many organizations. He encourages organizations to connect and utilize their metadata islands, to recognize the wealth of information contained in their data models, to recognize that the creation of data models must form part of an integrated approach to improving their business, and therefore avoid the creation of metadata islands in the first place. He is a blogger, co-author of "Data Modeling Made Simple Using PowerDesigner" with Steve Hoberman, and author of several articles on TDAN.com. George is an established conference presenter - if you attend one of his presentations you'll see just how much importance he places on the use of modelling and metadata management tools. You can contact George at ✓ George.McGeachie@MetadataMatters.com, ✓ via his blog - metadatajunkie.wordpress.com ✓ LinkedIn View George’s profile

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