This presentation was used in a live webinar on February 14, 2012
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About the Presentation
All organizations have data architectures. The question is: How effectively do they use them? This presentation provides a clear and concise understanding of what is meant by the term data architecture and the requirement that data and information architectures must be simultaneously managed. More importantly, organizations must understand what it means to use data architecture to support the implementation of organizational strategy. Participants will understand the requirements for an iterative, incremental approach to data architecture reengineering, the complimentary role of the Zachman Framework, and the ability to articulate the business value of data architecture projects and components.
- What is data/information architecture?
- Why is data/information architecture important?
- Data/information architecture frameworks
- Considerations for improving data architecture utility within your organization
- Guiding principles & best practices
About the Speaker
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.