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Robert S. Seiner

Welcome to my (Web) log. I look forward to spending time with you here to initiate, precipitate and participate in interesting web conversation addressing data governance, data stewardship, meta-data and data management issues of the day. ;) Comments on my posts are always welcome. Thoughts for new topics? Let me know. Thanks. Bob

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Robert (Bob) S. Seiner is recognized as the publisher of The Data Administration Newsletter, LLC www.TDAN.com an award winning electronic publication that focuses on sharing information about data, information, contentand knowledge management disciplines. With 2013, TDAN.com enters its 17th year. Mr. Seiner speaks often at major data management and meta-data management, business intelligence and knowledge management related conferences and user group meetings across the U.S. He can be reached at the newsletter at rseiner@tdan.com or 412-220-9643.

Mr. Seiner is the President and Principal Consultant of KIK Consulting & Educational Services, LLC www.KIKconsulting.com. KIK, celebrating its 12th year, is a company that focuses on knowledge transfer and consultative mentoring in the fields of data governance and data stewardship implementations, metadata management, master data management and data architecture. Beyond knowledge-transfer-focused consulting, Mr. Seiner offers two-day in-house and public courses on how to build and implement data governance / stewardship programs and metadata programs. Contact Mr. Seiner at KIK at rseiner@kikconsulting.com.

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March 2008 Archives

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03/11/08 - The Data Administration Newsletter, LLC

Dear TDAN.com Readers,

The latest issue of The Data Administration Newsletter (TDAN.com) is
now available on-line at http://www.TDAN.com. MORE CONTENT is now
being posted MORE OFTEN. Check out what is inside this new issue and
please let me know if you are interested in publishing an article in
a future issue. MORE CONTENT MORE OFTEN means more opportunity for
you to get your articles published in an Award-Winning e-publication
for Data Management Professionals.

The March issue contains several new articles. Past contributor
Stephan Streitberger has included an article on A Guide to Better
Software Evaluation. Mike Cobban has included an article on The Value
Proposition in AS2 for EDI Hubs, and Michael Vaughn has contributed
an article on Minding Your Language. The recent past issues (found
in the Article Archive) include an articles from myself (Bob Seiner –
The Stewardship Approach to Data Governance Chapter 8 – Chapter 9 to
be posted in April), an article on ITIL CMDB from John Singer, SOA
from Eskil Swende, as well as articles from Larry English, Scott
Benson and more.

CALL FOR FEATURE COLUMNS: I am taking requests to publish quarterly
feature columns on the pages of TDAN.com. Please let me know if this
interests you. MORE CONTENT MORE OFTEN means the ability to get more
people active in contributing regular columns to TDAN.com. Please
send me an email with your ideas for a new column. The January issue
contained columns from Craig Mullins, Steve Hoberman, Bob Dominko and
DAMA International (Schley). These columns are very popular and will
continue to be published.

The rest of the publication continues to be updated regularly
including new book reviews, an updated list of data-oriented
conferences through 2008, updates to the book list of several top
books published in late '07 and in '08, business resource list,
companies and products list and more. The quote of the week and the
5 data oriented news stories continue to be updated regularly.

I am always interested in your feedback regarding the new issue and
the new look of TDAN.com. Please feel free to contact me with
suggestions and comments. A form has been set up through the Contact
tab to submit these comments. Thanks.

Added for March 2008:

-- Stephan Streitberger
Business Analysis: A Guide to Better Software Evaluation

-- Mike W. Cobban
AS2 for EDI Hubs – The Value Proposition

-- Mike Vaughan
Mind Your Language Too

Plus! Look for a new article from Aaron Zornes to be published later
this week in cooperation with the MDM Summit Europe 2008 in London,
UK. Click through the banner on TDAN.com or click through the link
in the Media Sponsor section of this email below.

Recent Feature Columns:

-- Craig Mullins – The Database Report

-- Steve Hoberman – The Data Modeling Addict

-- Bob Dominko – Unwired Tap

Also on the Pages of TDAN.com this Month:

-- Book Reviews

-- Updated Conference List

-- Updated Business Resource Section

-- Updated Book List

-- Special Features

Plus! Look for a new Special Feature – Eye on TDWI (Review of the
Las Vegas 2008 Conference) – column from Mike Lampa to be published
later this week or early next.

-- Updated Company and Product List

TDAN.com Media Sponsored Events

Please visit the web sites for these events by clicking through their
banners on the TDAN.com site. TDAN.com promotes the industry leading
events through the publishing of papers, banners, links and reviews
of the best of the best industry events:

DAMA Symposium & Wilshire Conferences Meta-Data Conference
March 16-20, 2008 – San Diego, CA – NEXT WEEK!

MDM Summit – Spring 2008
March 30-April 1 – San Francisco, CA – IN TWO WEEKS!

MDM Summit – Europe 2008
April 21-23, 2008 – London, UK

The Data Warehousing Institute – Spring World Conference
May 11-16, 2008 – Chicago, IL

IDUG North America 2008
May 18-22, 2008 – Chicago, IL

Data Governance Conference 2008
June 2-5, 2008 – San Francisco, CA

Thank you very much for your continued interest and support of The
Data Administration Newsletter. The newsletter's success is closely
tied to the submissions of excellent articles by industry specialists
and practitioners like yourself. If you are interested in publishing
an article, please let me know as soon as possible. The deadlines
typically fall monthly before new content is added. Do you have an
article in you? I hope to hear from you.

Comments on the new issue of TDAN.com are always welcome.
Have a great month.

Robert S. Seiner
President & Principal
KIK Consulting & Educational Services, LLC

The Data Administration Newsletter, LLC

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