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Jun 26 Webinar: Big Challenges in Data Modeling

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DATE: June 26, 2014 This webinar has passed. The recording is available On Demand.

TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific

PRICE: Free to all attendees

Modeling with Graeme

About the Webinar

OnDemandBig Data and NoSQL have led to big changes In the data environment, but are they all in the best interest of data? Are they technologies that “free us from the harsh limitations of relational databases?”

In this month’s webinar, we will be answering questions like these, plus:

  • Have we managed to free organizations from having to do Data Modeling?
  • Is there a need for a Data Modeler on NoSQL projects?
  • If we build Data Models, which types will work?
  • If we build Data Models, how will they be used?
  • If we build Data Models, when will they be used?
  • Who will use Data Models?
  • Where does Data Quality happen?

Finally, we will wrap with 10 tips for data modelers in organizations incorporating NoSQL in their modern Data Architectures.

Joining Karen this Month

Dan_McCrearyDan McCreary is an enterprise data architect and author specializing in emerging database technologies. He has worked at Bell Labs, with Steve Jobs at NeXT Computer as well as founding his own consulting firm of over 75 people. His background includes topics such as high performance computing, programming languages, databases and XML standards. He has published articles on the semantic web, metadata registries, US Federal XML standards, XForms, XQuery and XRX. He is co-chair of the NoSQL Now! Conference and a co-author of the book “Making Sense of NoSQL” by Manning Publications.

About the Moderator

Karen Lopez is Sr. Project Manager and Architect at InfoAdvisors. She has 20+ years of experience in project and data management on large, multi-project programs. Karen specializes in the practical application of data management principles. She is a frequent speaker, blogger and panelist on data quality, data governance, logical and physical modeling, data compliance, development methodologies and social issues in computing.  Karen is an active user on social media and has been named one of the top 3 technology influencers by IBM Canada and one of the top 17 women in information management by Information Management Magazine.  She is a Microsoft SQL Server MVP, specializing in data modeling and database design.  She’s an advisor to the DAMA, International Board and a member of the Advisory Board of Zachman, International.

She’s known for her slightly irreverent yet constructive opinions and rants on information technology topics.  She wants you to love your data. Karen is also moderator of the InfoAdvisors Discussion Groups at www.infoadvisors.com and dm-discuss.

Karen also blogs for DATAVERSITY. Check out her blogs here: http://www.dataversity.net/category/discussion/blogs/karen-lopez/

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