THIS MONTH’S FOCUS: BIG DATA
June 28, 2012 This webinar has passed. The recording of this webinar will be made available On Demand within two business days.
Time: 4 PM Eastern / 1 PM Pacific
NOTE! This is a different time than most other DATAVERSITY webinars
Price: Free to all attendees
About the Presentation
We invite you to join us in this monthly DATAVERSITY webinar series, “Big Challenges with Data Modeling” hosted by Graeme Simsion. Join Graeme and two or more expert panelists each month to discuss their experiences in breaking through these specific data modeling challenges. Hear from experts in the field on how and where they came across these challenges and what resolution they found. Join them in the end for the Q&A portion to ask your own questions on the challenge topic of the month.
Our Guest Panelists for this Month
Dr. Peter Aiken
- Peter Aiken is an award-winning, internationally recognized thought leader in the area of organizational data management, architecture, and engineering. As a practicing data manager, consultant, author and researcher, he has been actively performing and studying these areas for more than 30 years. His sixth book is titled XML in Data Management. He has held leadership positions with the US Department of Defense and consulted with more than 50 organizations in 20 different counties. Dr. Aiken’s achievements have resulted in recognition in Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century and bibliographic entries in Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and other recognitions. His entertaining but clear and concise insights make him a sought after speaker, lecturer and consultant. He is an Associate Professor in Virginia Commonwealth University’s Information Systems Department and the Founding Director of datablueprint.com.
- April Reeve has spent the last 25 years working as an enterprise data architect and program manager. Currently she is working for EMC Consulting as a Business Consultant in the Enterprise Information Management practice on Data Governance and Big Data. April is an expert in multiple Data Management disciplines including Data Conversion, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Master Data Management, Data Integration, and Data Governance.
- Ben Coverston has over 15 years of development experience. He has written code running on some of the largest travel websites in the world. He became interested in Big Data through his experiences in troubleshooting data related problems in which the velocity, and volume of the data exceeded the capabilities of a single machine. He currently helps to coordinate the training and support activities at DataStax.
About the Moderator
Graeme Simsion managed a successful business and systems consultancy for twenty years. During that time, he built a personal reputation as a thought leader in the data strategy field. He now draws on that experience to deliver industry and academic education in consulting skills, and to coach individuals and consulting teams. He has published widely, including two books on data modeling, and is also an award-winning fiction writer.