Expert Roundtable: Data Modeling

By: Tim DelChiaro

Abstract: Need Clarification about Data Governance and BI? Ask the Experts

Expert Roundtable: Data Modeling. Using ER/Studio and Models to Aligh with Governance and BI Initiatives
Need Clarification about Data Governance and BI? Ask the Experts

More enterprises are answering questions around data governance, stewardship and business intelligence, rendering their data modeling practices more important than ever. Continuing our successful Expert Roundtable series, we’d like to invite you to our next event: November 16. It will feature seasoned data experts discussing how they use data modeling to handle today’s challenges.

Each of these experts advises enterprises about the role of data modeling and data architecture in data governance and business intelligence initiatives. So, they know where the land mines are and how to avoid them.

Panelists include

  • Kevin Phelps - Data Architect, American Century Investments, Inc., 
  • Chris Bradley, Business Consulting Director, Information Processing Limited
  • Jason Tiret - Director of Modeling and Architecture Solutions, Embarcadero Technologies
  • Karen Lopez - Senior Project Manager and Architect InfoAdvisors 

In this webinar, you’ll learn how to:

  • Increase visibility and buy-in with business users
  • Ensure smooth compliance with changing data privacy regulations
  • Enable data stewards to meet requirements strategically

What makes this even more interesting is that audience members, like you, will have a chance to submit questions beforehand and during the event.

Details of the event:
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
9 a.m. Pacific, noon Eastern and 5 p.m. in the UK


About the Presenters:

Kevin Phelps, Data Architect - American Century Investments, Inc. Kevin initiated the Data Administration Team of this independent, private, pure play asset management firm.  The Team’s current passion is creating a Data Governance Framework for an Authoritative Data Source Repository.

Chris Bradley, Business Consulting Director  - Information Processing Limited. Chris is a member of the Meta Data Professionals Organization (MPO) and an officer of DAMA, and holds the CDMP (Master) certification.  He co-authored “Data Modelling For The Business – A Handbook for aligning the business with IT using high-level data models”.  He also authors the Information Asset Management “Expert channel” on the BeyeNETWORK.

Jason Tiret, Director of Modeling and Architecture Solutions - Embarcadero Technologies. Jason manages Embarcadero’s entire product line of award-winning modeling solutions. In this role, he has consulted with many Fortune 500 companies, and speaks and writes  about data architecture, metadata and data governance.

In a conversation moderated by
Karen Lopez, Sr. Project Manager and Architect - InfoAdvisors.
 Karen is a seasoned project manager with an extensive background in development processes and information management who specializes in taking practical approaches to systems development. Karen speaks about the Zachman Framework, information privacy, IT certification and licensing, data modeling and process modeling (DAMA, EDF, DAMA Australia, CIPS, ZIFA, IRMUK/DAMA Europe), and has authored several whitepapers on better collaboration with business and development resources.


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November 16, 2011
9 a.m. Pacific, noon Eastern and 5 p.m. in the UK


Kevin Phelps - Data Architect 
American Century Investments, Inc.

Chris Bradley - Business Consulting Director 
Information Processing Limited 

Jason Tiret of Embarcadero(1)
Jason Tiret - Director of Modeling and Architecture Solutions
Embarcadero Technologies


Karen Lopez
Karen Lopez - Sr. Project Manager and Architect 

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