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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

About the author >

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.

Editor's Note: View his blog, more articles and resources in Bob's BeyeNETWORK Expert Channel.

September 2011 Archives








3-for-2 and Early Bird Discounts Available EXTENDED to Sept 27th.


Data Governance Seminar is Coming Up October 10th & 11th, 2011.


How to Build and Implement an Effective Non-Invasive Data Governance Program

Monday/Tuesday, October 10/11, 2011 - 2-Day Seminar Instructed by Robert S. Seiner

Sheraton Station Square, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Discounted Hotel Room Rate Available

Includes 120 Course Workbook, 160 Seminar Slides, All Templates Discussed in Seminar

Includes Breakfast and Lunch, Beverages and Snacks Both Days

Includes One-on-One Consultation with Instructor While at Seminar

All of this for $1150.00 (US) before Sept 27th or 1299.00 (US) after Sept 27th per person.

MasterCard, Visa and American Express Accepted

Focus on Incremental Improvement on a Limited Budget w/Immediate Results


Click here to download the Pittsburgh Data Governance Seminar Brochure.


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Pittsburgh Data Governance Seminar Agenda


Day One - Morning - Approximately 3 to 3.5 Hours

Defining Data Governance and Data Stewardship Approaches (Non-Invasive, 3-D, 2x4, ...)

Defining Data Governance & Data Stewardship Key Concepts

Defining & Conducting Best Practices Assessments, Critical Analysis and Action Planning

Building and/or Enhancing Data Governance Policy, Directives, Guidelines

Framing and Selling a Data Governance Program in a Corporate Context

Defining Data Governance Program Business and Technical Goals/Objectives

Defining Measurements and Metrics of Data Governance and Data Stewardship Success


Day One - Afternoon - Approximately 3 to 3.5 Hours

Defining Data Governance/Stewardship Program Critical Success Factors

Contending with Organizational (In)Tolerance for Change

Defining an Operating Model of Roles & Responsibilities

Defining Organizational Time Commitments & Tasks - What does it really take?

Engaging Stewards & Staff at the Operational, Tactical, Strategic, Executive, Support Levels

The Pivotal Roles: The Data Domain Stewards & The Data Steward Coordinators

Formation of the Data Governance Council: Participants, Meetings, Actions, Ownership

Managing Data by Domains, Master Data Areas and Subject Area

Identifying Vs. Assigning Appropriate Data Stewards, Steward Criteria and Traits


Day Two - Morning - Approximately 3 to 3.5 Hours

Developing Data Governance Tools, Work Flow, Process/Methodology Integration

Work Flow & Process Integration Through Proactive and Reactive Data Governance

Developing Data Conflict Resolution Paths - Design, Production, Usage Conflicts

Developing Conceptual Meta-Models to Support Data Governance Programs

Identifying Sources of Data Steward Meta-Data and Mapping to the Meta-Model

Recording and Managing Data Stewardship Meta-Data

Developing Data Stewardship Change Management Procedures and Notification


Day Two - Afternoon - Approximately 2 to 2.5 Hours

Implementing a Common Data Matrix, Data Governance Activity Matrix, DQ & Issue Log, ...

Understanding Data Governance and Data Stewardship Beyond Structured Data

Identifying the "Best" Place to Start a Data Governance Program

Developing Next Steps/Action Plan to Build Data Governance Program

Developing a Plan to Market Data Governance and Data Stewardship



Click here to download the Pittsburgh Data Governance Seminar Brochure.


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KIK Consulting Non-Invasive Data Governance Templates


KIK Consulting Common Data Matrix

KIK Consulting Operating Model of Roles and Responsibilities

KIK Consulting Data Governance Activity Matrix

KIK Consulting Data Governance Communications Matrix



Click here to download the Pittsburgh Data Governance Seminar Brochure.




Please let me know if you have any questions or if you would like to discuss the seminar.


Register Today!  Space is limited to 25.




Thank you.

Bob Seiner





Robert S. Seiner

KIK Consulting & Educational Services, LLC - http://www.KIKconsulting.com

The Data Administration Newsletter, LLC - http://www.TDAN.com

mailto:rseiner@tdan.com / 412.220.9643 / Fax 9644

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