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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.

06/01/2013 - The Data Administration Newsletter (TDAN.com) - http://www.TDAN.com 

Dear TDAN.com Readers,

The June 2013 issue of The Data Administration Newsletter was published to the Internet on June 1st.  Thank you, as always, for being a reader.  
The new issue contains:

New articles from Robert S. Seiner (2 articles)  - Data Governance as a Service (DGaaS) and Things I Think I Think About Data Governance and Related Things; Jason Bloomberg - BASE Jumping in the Cloud: Rethinking Data Consistency, and John Ladley - Data Governance Tweets.

New Feature Columns
from Barbara Von Halle and Larry Goldberg (The Decision Model - June 2013),  Joe Celko (SELECT * FROM Celko - June 2013) and Ronald G. Ross (Business Rules - June 2013).

Special Features from Davida Berger (Happenings in Data Governance - May 2013), Jelani Harper (Walk Softly: Why Non-Invasive Data Governance™ Wins), Aaron Zornes (Master Data Management & Data Governance), David Haertzen (Book Review of Wayne Eckerson's new book on Analytics) were added recently as well. 



Brought to you by Dataversity &

Robert S. Seiner of KIK Consulting / TDAN.com

Monthly / Third Thursday / 2pm EST - click below to register


    06/19/13 - The Data Governance Road Show from DGIQ - Interviews with Thought Leaders

    07/18/13 - Governance for Master Data

    08/15/13 - Good Data Governance to Great Data Governance

    09/19/13 - Governing Customer Data - Is there a difference?

    10/17/13 - Managing Governance Metadata for Mass Consumption

    11/21/13 - Governing Data - Big and Small, Come One Come All

    12/19/13 - Managing Data Governance Expectations


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.

Data Governance Research Paper on Starting a Data Governance Program

PLEASE look for the ASG-sponsored Dataversity Data Governance Research Paper on Starting a Data Governance Program written by Robert S. Seiner and Charles Roe to be published by Dataversity in the very near future.  Please visit Dataversity.net for more information.


The JUNE 2013 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 JUNE 2013:


-- Data Governance as a Service (DGaaS)

Sending the Right or Wrong Message


By Robert S. Seiner


-- Things I Think I Think

About Data Governance and Related Things


By Robert S. Seiner


-- BASE Jumping in the Cloud: Rethinking Data Consistency


By Jason Bloomberg

-- Data Governance Tweets


By John Ladley


NEW Feature Columns Added for JUNE 2013:

-- The Decision Model - June 2013


by Barbara Von Halle and Larry Goldberg


 -- SELECT * FROM Celko - June 2013


by Joe Celko


-- Business Rules - June 2013

by Ronald G. Ross


NEW Special Features Recently Added

-- Happenings in Data Governance - Updated May 2013

by Robert S. Seiner and Davida Berger



-- Walk Softly: Why Non-Invasive Data Governance™ Wins
http://www.tdan.com/view-special-features /16854

By Jelani Harper


-- 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:

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, U

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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