Agenda At-a-Glance
Wednesday, April 1

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Wednesday, 4/1/2015
Special Interest Groups 07:30 AM - 08:15 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Understanding the DMBOK through Modeling Jeffrey Giles, Sandhill Consultants
Introductory
DAMA
Modeling
Fuzzy Hierarchical Tree Structure for Personnel Management Decision Support with Using Z-score Normalization Faruk Gozoglu, Turkish Naval War College
Intermediate
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Data Science
Evaluating Quality of Clinical Data for Use in Healthcare Research Christiana Boehmer, HealthCore, Inc.
Business/Strategic
Data & Information Quality
Conference Sessions 08:30 AM - 09:15 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
The Changing Governance Landscape Ian Rowlands, ASG Technologies
Intermediate
Governance & Stewardship
Strategic Data Quality - Your Best Alternative to Failing at Perfection Anthony J. Algmin, Uturn Data Solutions
Introductory
Data & Information Quality
Growing the Elephant: Tales from an Enterprise Data Model Jeremy Posner, Synechron
Intermediate
Modeling
Realizing an Enterprise Data Management Strategy & Architecture at Unum Edwinna Bice, Unum
David Fenton, Unum
Business/Strategic
Data Architecture
Data Strategy
Open Data Fundamentals Deborah Henderson, DA Henderson Consulting
Introductory
Data & Application Integration
Data as a Service - Concepts, Technology and Design Principles Pushpak Sarkar, Knowledgent
Introductory
New Data Management Technologies
So You've Inherited Some MDM. What Now? William Brooks, Mercer
Business/Strategic
Master Data Management
Follow the Logical Brick Road to the Intelligent Enterprise! A Brick by Brick Roadmap Traditional to Logical DW and Intelligent Enterprise Luminita Vollmer, Thrivent Financial
Advanced
New Data Management Technologies
Hadoop versus NoSQL Use Cases - A Customer Focused Perspective Randy Secrist, Basho Technologies
Intermediate
Hadoop
New Data Management Technologies
NoSQL
Data Operations - Operations Excellence Model Darren Skott, Standard and Poor's
Intermediate
Management & Methods
Semantics in Financial and Business Systems 08:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
The Road to Data Providence in the Financial World Michael Atkin, EDM Council
Business/Strategic
Semantic Technology
Semantics and Data Harmonization in Financial Services Malcolm D. Chisholm, First San Francisco Partners
Business/Strategic
Semantic Technology
Semantics in Action at Wiley Peter Marney, Wiley
Business/Strategic
Semantic Technology
The Finance Industry Business Ontology (FIBO) Dennis Wisnosky, EDM Council
Introductory
Semantic Technology
Conference Sessions 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Using a Smart Data Platform at Intesa Sanpaolo Bank for Improved Operations, Customer Loyalty, and Risk Management Massimo Ruffolo, Altilia
Gian Marco Salcioli, Banca IMI, the Investment Bank of Intesa Sanpaolo Group
Intermediate
Big Data
Powerful Machine Learning Anyone Can Do Charlie Vollmer, ML Engineering
Advanced
Data Science
NoSQL
Smart Data (Cognitive, Deep Learning, Machine Learning)
Implementing a Data Quality Strategy within Enterprise Data Management Dennis Manieri, AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies
Business/Strategic
Data Strategy
Doing the Metadata Mind Meld: Strategies for Cross-Functional Operationalization Joy L. Medved, Paradata Consulting, LLC
Intermediate
Metadata
Finding Value in Big Data Kenneth Viciana, Equifax
Business/Strategic
Data Strategy
Current State of Distributed Data Computing Platforms Srini Penchikala, InfoQ
Intermediate
Big Data
NoSQL
Data Governance 2.0 - Moving from Tactical Data Governance to Strategic Data Governance for Competitive Advantage Michael G Miller, HSBC
Business/Strategic
Governance & Stewardship
National Instrument's Digital Transformation with Product MDM Margie Eddy, National Instruments
Kyle Klufa, National Instruments
Business/Strategic
Master Data Management
Designing For Performance or How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love My DBA Thomas LaRock, Solarwinds
Technical (may include code)
Modeling
Coffee Break 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Conference Sessions 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Modeling with Document Databases: 5 Key Patterns Dan Sullivan, DS Applied Technologies LLC
Technical (may include code)
Modeling
NoSQL
How Leading Firms Govern Data-In-Motion To Help Win The Digital Enterprise Race Mike Gilpin, Siteworx
Intermediate
Governance & Stewardship
Applying Data Status and the Danger of Overloading – A Lesson Learned Lisa Cutler-Farwig, Schlumberger
Introductory
Data & Information Quality
Evaluating Data Modelling Tools? Helping You to Decide Christopher Bradley, FromHereOn
Intermediate
Modeling
Visualize This: The Art of Data Storytelling Kimberly Nevala, SAS Best Practices
Bree Baich, SAS
Business/Strategic
Business Intelligence and Analytics
How to Build and Deploy a Successful Enterprise Information Management Strategy Lori T DeNoble, Thrivent Financial
Business/Strategic
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Business-led Prioritization - Right First Time Olwyn R Crutchley, Ministry for Primary Industries
Introductory
Governance & Stewardship
Protecting Your Personal Data From Theft Ashley Marie Wilson, Independent
Introductory
Management & Methods
Creating Requirements for Master Data Management Projects Luda Shuster, Independent
Intermediate
Master Data Management
Transforming the Logical Model to a Physical Database Design Christine S Kress, Lowe's Companies
Intermediate
Modeling
Semantics in Financial and Business Systems (continued) 10:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Should Semantics Be Part of Your Data Strategy? David Kowalski, MIDAS Advisory Services
Introductory
Semantic Technology
Agile Enterprise Ontology Dave McComb, Semantic Arts Inc.
Intermediate
Semantic Technology
Making Reference Data More Meaningful: Benefits of a Semantic Standards-based Approach Scott Henninger, TopQuadrant, Inc
Intermediate
Governance & Stewardship
Semantic Technology
Conference Sessions 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
DevOps Practices for the Database Team Pramod Sadalage, Thoughtworks Inc
Technical (may include code)
Agile Data
Data Virtualization: A Game Changer for Intel Stacie Hall, Intel Corporation
Atul Borkar, Intel Coporation
Intermediate
Data & Application Integration
Data Privacy through the Data Governance & Information Quality Lens Daragh O'Brien, Castlebridge
Business/Strategic
Governance & Stewardship
Understanding the New World of Cognitive Computing Steve Ardire, Startup Advisor
Adrian Bowles, STORM Insights
James Kobielus, IBM
Matt Sanchez, CognitiveScale
Introductory
Data Science
New Data Management Technologies
Smart Data (Cognitive, Deep Learning, Machine Learning)
Near-Real-Time Analytics and Big Data Mark Uksusman, eBay, Inc
Intermediate
Big Data
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Data Architecture
DMBOK2 2015: An Overview Deborah Henderson, DA Consulting LTD
Patricia Cupoli, Edmonds Community College
Sanjay Shirude, Accel BI
Introductory
DAMA
Unlocking the Value and ROI of Data Governance Initiatives in Finance Organizations Fred Hargrove, MorganFranklin Consulting
Geoffrey Harkness, MorganFranklin Consulting
Business/Strategic
Governance & Stewardship
Case Study: Using Agile Data Architecture to Build the INC Research Enterprise Data Model Mark Ouska, Thought Magic, LLC
Business/Strategic
Agile Data
Data Architecture
The Master Data Marketplace: A Model for MDM Success Frank Cerwin, McDonald's
Intermediate
Master Data Management
Lunch 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM
Coffee, Dessert and Conversations on the Exhibit Floor 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM
Exhibits 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Professional Growth Sessions 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
9 Drawings Every Data Worker Should Be Able to Whiteboard Gwen Thomas, IFC, part of the World Bank Group
Intermediate
Management & Methods
A Data Governance Exercise: An Individual Effort vs a Team Effort Mark R Horseman, Vecima Networks
Introductory
Governance & Stewardship
Sleeping While the Wind Blows: Lessons from Real-Life Disasters for IT Professionals Adrian Porter, 1-800 CONTACTS
Introductory
Management & Methods
Data Careers: Where are We Now, Where are We Headed? Steven Miller, IBM
Harlan Harris, The Education Advisory Board
Marc Teerlink, IBM Watson Group
Peter Aiken, Data Blueprint
Business/Strategic
DAMA
Semantics in Financial and Business Systems (continued) 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Utilizing Semantic-Based Technologies for the DoD Information Network (DoDIN) Big Data Eric Riutort, Defense Information Systems Agency
Intermediate
Semantic Technology
LEI Resolver and Global LEI URI Identifier POC Randall Coleman, Wizdom Systems Inc.
Intermediate
Semantic Technology
How the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau is Using Data Linda Powell, Consumer Finance Protection Bureau
Business/Strategic
Semantic Technology
CDMP Exam 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Ice Cream Social & Prize Drawings 02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Keynote 04:15 PM - 05:15 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
You CAN Take It With You Graeme C. Simsion, International Best-selling Novelist (and former data modeler)
Business/Strategic
Management & Methods