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About the Webinar
Welcome to the first webinar in the new DATAVERSITY Webinar Series: The Heart of Data Modeling with Karen Lopez. Each month Karen will provide education in a specific topic on Data Modeling. Come one, come all the Fourth Thursday of each month to discuss and learn how to truly love your data.
This month Karen will kick off the series and the year with a “State of the Union of Data Modeling” address. What happened in 2014 and will trend through 2015? What’s happening with Data Modeling tools? What’s trending in schema and schemaless designs? NoSQL databases? How is Big Data continuing to impact the world of Data Models?
About the Speaker
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/