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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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04/01/2013 - The Data Administration Newsletter (TDAN.com) - http://www.TDAN.com
Dear TDAN.com Readers,
The April 2013 issue of The Data Administration Newsletter was published to the internet on April 1st.  Thank you, as always, for being a reader. 
The new issue contains:
  • New Articles from Suzanne Yoakum-Stover and Mark Andrew Eick (Cloud Computing in the Intelligence Community), John Ladley (Data Governance Tweets), Derek Coursen (Facing the Flexibility Problem in Human Service Information Systems) and, left over from last issue - Bob Seiner (Seiner's Rules for Becoming a Data Steward).
  • New Feature Columns from Steve Hoberman  (The Data Modeling Addict - April 2013), Craig Mullins (The Database Report - April 2013) and Eskil Swende (EA Principles - April 2013).
  • Special Features from Jelani Harper (Walk Softly: Why Non-Invasive Data Governance Wins), Robert Seiner and Davida Berger (Happenings in Data Governance), Aaron Zornes (Master Data Management & Data Governance), David Haertzen (Book Review of Wayne Eckerson's new book on Analytics) were added recently as well. 
  • Links to news stories, blogs & articles from other publications continue to be updated weekly.
  • Other upcoming items and events to put on your calendar:
Brought to you by Dataversity &
Robert S. Seiner of KIK Consulting / TDAN.com
Monthly / Third Thursday / 2pm EST - click here to register

    04/18/13 - What is a Data Steward and What Do They Do?
    05/16/13 - Comparing World Class Solutions in DG - Panel of Practitioners Q&A
    06/19/13 - The DG Road Show from DGIQ - Interviews with Thought Leaders
    07/18/13 - Governance for Master Data

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 third month of each quarter.  Please send me an email with your ideas.  Look for a new column from John Ladley starting soon.
The APRIL 2012 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 Feature Articles Added for APRIL 2012:
-- Cloud Computing in the Intelligence Community
By Suzanne Yoakum-Stover and Mark Andrew Eick

-- Data Governance Tweets
By John Ladley

-- Facing the Flexibility Problem in Human Service Information Systems
By Derek Coursen

-- Seiner's Rules for Becoming a Data Steward
By Robert S. Seiner
NEW Feature Columns Added for APRIL 2013:
-- The Data Modeling Addict - April 2013
by Steve Hoberman
 -- The Database Report - April 2013
by Craig S. Mullins
-- EA Principles - April 2013
by Eskil Swende
NEW Special Features Added for APRIL 2013:
-- Walk Softly: Why Non-Invasive Data Governance™ Wins
http://www.tdan.com/view-special-features /16854
By Jelani Harper

-- Happenings in Data Governance - Updated February 2013
by Robert S. Seiner and Davida Berger

-- Master Data Management & Data Governance
Strategic Planning Assumptions for 2013
By Aaron Zornes

-- Book Review of Wayne Eckerson's New Book - Secrets of Analytical Leaders
Written by David Haertzen
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

-- Data Governance Conference Europe 2013 /
   Master Data Management Summit Europe 2013
April 15-17, 2013 - London, UK

-- Enterprise Data World 2013 *
Dataversity and DAMA International
April 28-May 2, 2013 - San Diego, CA

-- TDWI World Conference - Spring 2013
The Data Warehousing Institute
May 5-10, 2013 - Chicago, IL

-- Enterprise Architecture Conference Europe 2013 /
   Business Process Management Conference Europe 2013
June 11-13, 2013 - London, UK

-- Data Governance & Information Quality Conference 2013 *
Dataversity and DEBTECH International
June 17-20, 2013 - San Diego, CA

-- Pharma Data Analytics Conference
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July 10-11, 2013 - Philadelphia, PA

-- TDWI World Conference 2013: Agile BI
The Data Warehousing Institute
August 18-23, 2013 - San Diego, CA

-- Data Governance Financial Services Conference 2013
Dataversity and DEBTECH International
September 23-24, 2013 - New York, NY

-- Business Analysis Conference Europe 2013
September 23-25, 2013 - London, UK

-- TDWI World Conference 2013: Business Driven BI
The Data Warehousing Institute
October 20-25, 2013 - Boston, MA

-- 14th Annual Data Quality Solutions Summit
Electronic Commerce Code Management Association (ECCMA)
October 22-24, 2013 - Austin, TX

-- DM & IQ Conference Europe 2013 /
   DW & BI Conference Europe 2013
November 4-6, 2013 - London, UK

-- World Conference 2013: Emerging Technologies 2014
The Data Warehousing Institute
December 8-15, 2013 - Orlando, FL

* 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 you.  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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