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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, content and 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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June 2011 Archives


NEW COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT:  Robert S. Seiner & KIK Consulting are offering "How to Build and Implement Non-Invasive Data Governance Programs" - A 2-Day Public Seminar in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Monday & Tuesday, October 10 & 11.  Space is limited.  Reserve your spot today!  Click here to schedule time for 30 minutes of one-on-one consultation or click here to learn about the public seminar.




06/01/2011 - The Data Administration Newsletter (TDAN.com) - http://www.TDAN.com


Dear TDAN.com Readers,


The new issue of The Data Administration Newsletter (TDAN.com) was posted to the internet on June 1st.  Thank you, as always, for being a reader.  The new issue contains:


*  New Articles from Julian Schwarzenbach (Dealing with Data Accidents), Daragh O'Brien (The Cookie Monster Cometh), Charles Betz (Leave the "IT" in "ITSM") and Michael M. Gorman (Challenge for Business Information System Success).


*  Feature Columns from Joe Celko (SELECT * FROM Celko - June 2011), Barbara von Halle & Larry Goldberg (The Decision Model - June 2011), and Jennifer Hay (BI Career Development - June 2011). 


*  A Special Feature was recently added from Davida Berger (Happenings in Data Governance), as well as others recently added from Paul Harmon (Book Review of 'RecEAtion' by Chris Potts) and George McGeachie (Dead Crows Rumbled). 


*  Links to news stories, blogs & articles from other publications continue to be updated weekly.


Call for Articles and Feature Columns


PLEASE send me articles you are interested in publishing on TDAN.com.  I am also looking to add Feature Columns that will run quarterly in the first and third months of each quarter.  Please send me an email with your ideas.


The JUNE 2011 Issue


I am always interested in your feedback regarding the new issue.  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.


NEW for JUNE 2011:


-- Dealing with Data Accidents


By Julian Schwarzenbach


-- The Cookie Man Cometh


By Daragh O'Brien


-- Leave the "IT" in "ITSM"


By Charles Betz


-- Challenge for Business Information System Success


By Michael M. Gorman


NEW Feature Columns Added for JUNE 2011:


 -- SELECT * FROM Celko - June 2011


by Joe Celko


-- The Decision Model - June 2011


by Barbara von Halle & Larry Goldberg


-- BI Career Development - June2011


by Jennifer Hay     


NEW and Recently Added Special Features


-- Happenings in Data Governance

Written by Davida Berger



-- Book Review of 'RecrEAtion' by Chris Potts

Written by Paul Harmon



-- Dead Crows Rumbled

Written by George McGeachie



Also on the Pages of TDAN.com this Month:


-- Book Reviews



-- Updated Conference List



-- Updated Business Resource Section



-- Updated Book List



-- Special Features



-- Updated Company & Product List



Industry Events / TDAN.com Media Sponsor & Speaking Engagements:


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:


-- Enterprise Architecture Conference

Business Process Management Conference Europe 2011

IRM UK / Cutter Consortium / BP Trends

June 8-10, 2011 - London, UK


-- Annual Data Governance & Information Quality Conference *

DEBTECH International, Wilshire Conferences & IAIDQ

June 27-30, 2011 - San Diego, CA


-- World Conference: Evolving Your Agile BI Environment

The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI)

August 7-12, 2011 - San Diego, CA


-- DAMA Minnesota - DAMA Day Conference *

DAMA Minnesota

September 20, 2011 - Minneapolis, MN


-- Business Analysis Conference Europe 2011


September 26-28, 2011 - London, UK


-- DAMA Conference Stockholm - Fall 2011 *

DAMA International - Scandinavian Chapter (Stockholm)

October 24-25, 2011 - Stockholm, Sweden


-- World Conference: Emerging Technologies 2012

The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI)

Oct 30 - Nov 4, 2011 - Orlando, FL


-- Data Management, Information Quality and DW/BI Conference Europe 2011

IRM UK / DAMA / Information Impact

November 7-9, 2011 - London, UK


* Robert S. Seiner, Publisher of TDAN.com, President of KIK Consulting & Data Governance Specialist, will be speaking at this event.


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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