Jun 19, 2008

Invited to our MDM seminar.... July 7 ...Tel Aviv

I am very happy to invite you to our seminar/workshop MASTER DATA MANAGEMENT done with the help of our "old" friend Aron Zornes ( http://www.tcdii.com/) and Ed Allburn (http://www.datadelta.com/). July 7, 2008. (if interested contact irena@stki.info)

What is MDM?

Master Data Management (MDM) – The authoritative, reliable foundation for data used across many applications and constituencies with the goal to provide a single view of the truth no matter where it lies.Generally Used Sub-Definitions for MDM (for most G5000 enterprises, multiple (often all) variants will be needed to make MDM initiatives successful)
Operational MDM – Definition, creation, and synchronization of master data required for transactional systems and delivered via service-oriented architecture (SOA); examples: near real-time customer data hubs and securities masters
Analytical MDM – Definition, creation, and analysis of master data; examples: counterparty risk management applications and financial reporting such as global spend analysis or chart of accounts consolidation
Collaborative MDM – Definition, creation, and synchronization of master reference data via workflow and check-in / check-out services; examples: product information management (PIM) data hubs and anti-money laundering (AML)

Who is Ed Allburn?
Ed Alburn is a 19-year industry veteran and President/CEO of DataDelta, Inc. which provides CDI-MDM consulting and patent-pending, vendor-neutral match accuracy analysis software used to analyze & optimize the match accuracy of Data Quality, CDI & MDM vendor match engines including custom, in-house match engines. Mr. Allburn has held senior technical and strategic management positions in the fields of Database Marketing, Data Quality, CDI and MDM for industry leading companies such as Metromail / Experian, the IBM TJ Watson Research Center, Firstlogic and Group 1 Software. During his career Mr. Allburn has been responsible for over 200 successful CDI projects in banking, telecom, catalog and other industries. He is an international speaker and instructor for CDI-MDM Workshops, a contributor to DM Review and other publications, and a leading Expert Witness in the Data Quality and CDI-MDM industries.
Who is Aaron Zornes?
Founder & chief research officer for the MDM InstituteConference chairman for the largest conference on MDM, CDI, and data governance – The MDM SUMMIT held in annually New York City, San Francisco, London, Frankfurt, Sydney, & MadridA noted speaker & author on Global 5000 enterprise IT issuesThe most quoted industry analyst on the topic of master data management (MDM), customer data integration (CDI), & data governanceAdvised MDM solution providers such as Accenture, Alliance, Acxiom, BearingPoint, Cognizant, Data Foundations, Dun & Bradstreet, DWL, EDS, Experian, i2 Technologies, IBM, Identity Systems, Initiate Systems, Metavante, Microsoft, Omikron, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Pitney Bowes/Group 1, Purisma, SAP, SAS/DataFlux, Siebel, Siperian, Tata, and Teradata on MDM customer requirements and product planning.Worked with companies such as 3M, Allergan, American Express, Barclays, Bell Canada, Caterpillar, Cisco Systems, COUNTRY Financials, Educatioal Testing Systems, Fidelity, GE Healthcare, Honeywell, Information Handling Services, Intuit, Lloyds TSB, MCI, McKesson, Medtronic, Microsoft, Motorola, National Australia Bank, Nationwide Insurance, Nextel, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Novartis, Qwest, Roche Labs, Rogers Communications, Scholastic, Suncorp-Metway, SunTrust, T. Rowe Price, Telekom South Africa, Washington Mutual, Wells Fargo, Westpac, Weyerhaeuser, & Woolworths Australia to develop MDM investment plans and architecturesProvides editorial direction & monthly contribution to DM Review’s CDI & MDM Newsletters as well as being the monthly columnist for both CDI & MDMPrior to founding the MDM Institute, he was the conference chairman for the world’s largest and most successful data warehouse conference as well as co-chairman for the world’s largest CRM conference.Was founder & executive VP of META Group’s largest research advisory practice for 15 years (Application Delivery Strategies)Held line and strategic management roles in leading vendor & user organizations, including executive & managerial positions at Ingres Corp., Wang, Software AG of North America, & Cincom Systems.Received his M.S. in Management Information Systems from University of Arizona.

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