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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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July 2013 Archives

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07/01/2013 - The Data Administration Newsletter (TDAN.com) from Bob Seiner
Dear TDAN.com Readers,
The July 2013 issue of The Data Administration Newsletter was published to the internet on July 1st.  Thank you, as always, for being a reader. 
The New Issue Contains

New Articles from Robert S. Seiner (Three Levels of Data Governance Communications), Craig S. Mullins (The Ever-Changing Role of the DBA), Charlie Betz (What is IT Value?) and Daragh O Brien (Stories & Legends in Data Governance Change).

New Feature Columns from Donna Burbank (Metamusing on Life, Business and Data - July 2013), Craig S. Mullins (The Database Report - June 2013),  Steve Hoberman (The Data Modeling Addict - July 2013) and Eskil Swende (EA Principles - July 2013).

Special Features from 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. 

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

Please Visit My Webinar Series

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07/18/13 - Governance for Master Data - register today!
08/15/13 - Good Data Governance to Great Data Governance - register today!
09/19/13 - Governing Customer Data - Is there a difference? - register today!
10/17/13 - Managing Governance Metadata for Mass Consumption
11/21/13 - Governing Data - Big and Small, Come One Come All
12/19/13 - 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.  I started a new column from Donna Burbank with this issue and will be adding a new column from John Ladley starting soon.

Data Governance Research Paper on Starting a Data Governance Program

The ASG-sponsored DATAVERSITY Data Governance Research Paper is now available.  The title of the paper from Robert S. Seiner and Charles Roe is "Navigating the Data Governance Landscape: Analysis of How to Start a Data Governance Program".  You can visit this link to get more information and download the paper.
The JULY 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 JULY 2013:
-- Three Levels of Data Governance Communications
Three Os of Communications
By Robert S. Seiner

-- The Ever-Changing Role of the DBA
By Craig S. Mullins

-- What is IT Value?
By Charlie Betz

-- Stories & Legends in Data Governance Change
By Daragh O Brien
NEW Feature Columns Added for JULY 2013:
-- Metamusings on Business, Life and Data - July 2013 - PREMIER COLUMN!
What Got You Here Won't Get You There
by Donna Burbank
 -- The Database Report - July 2013
Reporting on Database Industry News from April through June 2013
by Craig S. Mullins
-- The Data Modeling Addict - July 2013
Step Ten of the Ten Steps to Completing the High Level Data Model - Maintain
by Steve Hoberman
-- EA Principles - July 2013
The EA Maturity Heroes and a Core Knowledge for EA - Part One
by Eskil Swende
NEW Special Features Recently Added

-- 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

-- 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

-- Data Governance Winter Conference *
Dataversity and DEBTECH International
November 18-20, 2013 - Fort Lauderdale, FL

-- 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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