Agenda At-a-Glance
Tuesday, March 18

Full Schedule Sun, Mar 16 Mon, Mar 17 Tue, Mar 18 Wed, Mar 19 Thu, Mar 20 Fri, Mar 21
Tuesday, 3/18/2008
Early Sessions 07:15 AM - 08:15 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
CA ERwin Modeling Suite® Special Interest Group – Tips, Tricks & Suggestions Marcie Barkin Goodwin, Axis Software Designs
Business
Modeling
The Politics of Data: How to Stop the Mudslinging and Start Making Progress Tracy Ring, Capgemini
Introductory
Communication & Collaboration
The Information Management Metamodel Standard - Technical and User Perspectives Pete Rivett, Adaptive
Dave Hay, Essential Strategies
Intermediate
Metadata
Service Oriented Data Warehousing Andrew Flower, LoganBritton
Intermediate
Service Oriented Architectures
Keynote 08:30 AM - 09:45 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
The Ying & Yang of Process and Data: Which Will Be King of the Next Generation of Applications? Michael Blechar, Gartner, Inc.
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Service Oriented Architectures
Break 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM
10:15 Sessions 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
What Exactly IS Enterprise Information Management (EIM)? John Ladley, IMCue Solutions
Malcolm Chisholm, Askget.com Inc
Michael F. Jennings, EWSolutions
Business
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Agile Development Meet Business and Data Management Needs William Chase, ABC LABS
Intermediate
Data & Application Integration
Data Modeling and XML: Two Ways to Structure Data Dave Hay, Capgemini Financial Services USA, Inc.
Intermediate
Modeling
A Real World Example of Collaboration - Data Modeling JAD at QVC Edward J. Saunders, QVC
Intermediate
Management & Methods
Case Studies in ROI of Customer Data Quality David Raab, Raab Associates Inc.
Business
Data & Information Quality
How a Health Plan Administrator Approaches MDM Nathan Funk, BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota
Intermediate
Master Data Management
American “ITIL” – Winning The Metadata Contest John Singer, Independent Consultant
Business
Metadata
Using Ruby on Rails to Accomplish Difficult Data Management Tasks Fred Wild, EMC Corporation
Intermediate
Data & Information Quality
SOA Brings New Opportunities to Data Management Richard Veryard, Everware-CBDI, Inc.
Intermediate
Service Oriented Architectures
11:30 Sessions 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Tipping Point – Information Resource Management Takes Off in the 21st Century Ron Shelby, IBM Business Analytics & Optimization
Business
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
A Day in the Life of a Casino Data Warehouse Bob Newell, Baseline Consulting
Introductory
Data Warehousing & BI
Temporal Issues in Data Modeling Terry Halpin, Neumont University
Intermediate
Modeling
Applying Human Performance Knowledge to Software Development Norman H. Stevens, Idaho National Laboratory
Business
Management & Methods
Did the Military Invent Wikinomics and Not Know It? Michael R. Lewin, UK Ministry of Defence
Business
Management & Methods
How to Build an MDM Implementation Strategy Michael Voelund, Platon A/S
Intermediate
Master Data Management
An Ontology-Based System of Registries for Metadata and Information Exchange Ralph Hodgson, TopQuadrant
Paul Keller, NASA Ames Research Center
Intermediate
Metadata
What Do They Mean, BUSINESS Metadata? Susan B. Habas, ASG
Ian Rowlands, ASG
Intermediate
Metadata
"Service of Record" Solution for Simplified Data Access Doug Stacey, Allstate Insurance Co.
Advanced
Intermediate
Service Oriented Architectures
Lunch 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM
1:45 Sessions 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Data Governance for Enterprise Risk Management John Ladley, IMCue Solutions
Business
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Governance & Stewardship
Business Rules, Decision Management and Smarter Systems James Taylor, Decision Management Solutions
Advanced
Business Rules
Become a Top Gun Shop via Model-Driven Development James Eager, Fedex Freight Systems
Introductory
Modeling
MDM and CDI ROI and Justification William McKnight, Conversion Services International
Business
Master Data Management
Driving Consistent Management Reporting through a Metadata Framework Joan M. Troy, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Intermediate
Metadata
Wiki Metadata Best Practices Dave Beulke, Pragmatic Solutions
Introductory
Communication & Collaboration
Semantic Complex Event Processing for the Real-Time Knowledge-Driven World Paul Vincent, TIBCO Software Inc
Elisa Kendall, Sandpiper Software
Intermediate
Service Oriented Architectures
Data Virtualization - The Unstoppable Force Robert Eve, Composite Software Inc.
Introductory
Data & Application Integration
Business Information Strategy - The SOA Imperative Jojy Mathew, Capgemini
Business
Service Oriented Architectures
Break 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM
3:15 Sessions 03:15 PM - 04:15 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
A Reference Architecture for Integrating an Active Data Warehouse into the Real-Time Enterprise Stephen Brobst, Teradata Corporation
Advanced
Data Warehousing & BI
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Tainted Truth: Understanding Industry Surveys Neil Raden, Hired Brains Research
Intermediate
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
The DW Performance/Flexibility Tradeoff Just Became a Non-Issue Joseph Foley, i-lluminate Solutions
Advanced
Data Warehousing & BI
10 Steps to a Successful Data Migration or How to Swim Without Water Wings Sue Geuens, INFOSYS Limited
Intermediate
Data & Information Quality
Establishing an MDM Environment from the Depths of Chaos Gene Boomer, CNO Financial Group, Inc.
Advanced
Master Data Management
Information Management Standards - Valid Value Taxonomy William D. Brantly, Wells Fargo
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Effective Metadata Design Michael C. Daconta, Oberon Associates
Intermediate
Metadata
Critical Data Elements – A Starting Point for Data Governance Manish Malhotra, bimethods
Pete Rivett, Adaptive, Inc.
Introductory
Metadata
I Learned Everything I Need to Know about Data Management from Amazon.com Karen Lopez, InfoAdvisors
Business
Professional Development
Exhibits 04:15 PM - 08:00 PM
In Perspectives 05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Data Matching - The Most Critical Component of Data Quality Suresh Menon, Identity Systems
Introductory
Data & Information Quality
In Perspectives 05:45 PM - 06:15 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Work Smarter not Harder – Keeping the Business to Data Conduit Flowing Pete Davini, Mattel Inc. / American Girl Brands Division
Introductory
Modeling
Making Semantics Work in the Enterprise Howard Greenblatt, Metatomix
Introductory
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
In Perspectives 06:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
From Strategy to Execution: Turning Data Governance Policies into Action Brian McVay, DataFlux
Introductory
Governance & Stewardship
Align for Success The Critical Part Data Quality Plays in Complex Business and IT Initiatives Dave Reed, Informatica
Introductory
Data & Information Quality