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About the Webinar
The first step towards understanding what data assets mean for your organization is understanding what those assets mean for each other. Metadata—literally, data about data—is one of many data management disciplines inherent in good systems development, and is perhaps the most mislabeled and misunderstood out of the lot. Understanding metadata and its associated technologies as more than just straightforward technological tools can provide powerful insight, the efficiency of organizational practices, and can also enable you to combine more sophisticated data management techniques in support of larger and more complex business initiatives.
In this webinar, we will:
- Illustrate how to leverage metadata in support of your business strategy
- Discuss foundational metadata concepts based on the DAMA Guide to Data Management Book of Knowledge (DAMA DMBOK)
- Enumerate guiding principles for and lessons previously learned from metadata and its practical uses
About the Speaker
Founding Director, Data Blueprint
Peter Aiken, Ph.D., is a modern-day business guru, highly sought after as a keynote speaker and widely respected as one of the top ten data management authorities worldwide. During the course of a career spanning over 30 years, Peter has revolutionized the data management discipline, an achievement to which more than 50 organizations in 20 countries and myriad industries—from healthcare to defense, telecommunications to manufacturing—can attest. Peter’s technical know-how and experience as a speaker, teacher, consultant, and writer have produced outstanding structural efficiency and profitability for dozens of clients—not to mention six renowned data management publications, the latest of which are his books Monetizing Data Management and Making the Case for the Chief Data Officer. Outside of winning over crowds all across the globe, Peter is the Founding Director of Data Blueprint—a data management consulting firm with a steadfast reputation for putting organizations on the right path to leverage data for competitive advantage and operational excellence—as well as a former President of the International Data Management Association (DAMA), an Associate Professor of Information Systems at Virginia Commonwealth University, and a passionate horse enthusiast alongside his wife Cathy.