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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.

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

Dear TDAN.com readers and prospective readers,

The November 2013 issue of The Data Administration Newsletter (TDAN.com) was published to the internet on November 1st.  Thank you for being a reader.

The new issue contains:

New Articles from Robert S. Seiner (Getting the Business to Speak Up About Data Governance), Stefan Nguyen (Addressing Information Asymmetry is the Key to Data Governance), Wayne F. Kurtz (Sentiment Analysis and Sentiment Intelligence) and Michael M. Gorman (Data and Process Binding Evolution, Part 2).

New Feature Columns from Larry Burns (Agile Data Design - November 2013), Anne Marie Smith, PhD (The EIM Puzzle - November 2013), and Lisa Nelson of DAMA International (DAMA Corner - November 2013).

Special Features were added from Steve Hoberman (The Evolving Data Modeler Skillset), Robert S. Seiner with Pablo Riboldi (Interview with Pablo Riboldi, 2013 Data Governance Best Practice Award Winner LDS Church), and a recent feature from Jelani Harper (Walk Softly: Why Non-Invasive Data Governance Wins).

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

News from Bob Seiner

Stay Tuned for information about a new book from Robert S. Seiner from TDAN.com and KIK Consulting & Educational Services - Non-Invasive Data Governance(tm): The Path of Least Resistance and Greatest Success (... or something like that). Send me an email to rseiner@tdan.com for more information about the book and to offer me encouragement. :) Thanks.

Real-World Data Governance - Webinar Series

Brought to you by DATAVERSITY & Robert S. Seiner of KIK Consulting / TDAN.com
Monthly / Third Thursday / 2pm EST - click below to register for each

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

-- 12/19/13 - Data Governance Expectations

-- 01/16/14 - A Different Way of Defining Data Stewards & Stewardship

-- 02/20/14 - A Data Governance Framework for Success

-- 03/20/14 - Agile Data Governance: Truth Be Told

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.

Research Paper - 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.

ERWorld Free Conference for Data Management Professionals

TDAN.com and KIK Consulting are media sponsors of CA ERWorld, the free-online conference for Data Management Professionals taking place November 12-14. Visit our Virtual Booth in the Exhibit Area for tons of information and links to valuable information about Data Governance, TDAN.com and KIK Consulting. For more information click here.

New Articles for November 2013:

-- Getting the Business to Speak Up About Data Governance
By Robert S. Seiner

-- Addressing Information Asymmetry is the Key to Data Governance
By Stefan Nguyen

-- Sentiment Analysis and Sentiment Intelligence
By Wayne F. Kurtz

-- Data and Process Binding Evolution, Part 2

New Feature Columns for November 2013:

-- Agile Data Design - November 2013
by Larry Burns

-- The EIM Puzzle - November 2013
by Anne Marie Smith, PhD

-- DAMA Corner - November 2013
by Lisa Nelson of DAMA International

Special Features for November 2013:

-- The Evolving Data Modeler Skillset
By Steve Hoberman

-- Interview with the 2013 Data Governance Best Practice Award Winner
By Robert S. Seiner with Pablo Riboldi (LDS Church)

-- Walk Softly: Why Non-Invasive Data Governance™ Wins
By Jelani Harper

Industry Events / TDAN.com Media Sponsorships:

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 Data and BI Conference
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

Enterprise Data World 2014
DATAVERSITY and DAMA International
April 27-May 1, 2014 - Austin, TX

* 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.

Please let me know your thoughts on the new format for the emails.
The use of this new subscription and email process is a work-in-progress. Comments on the new issue of TDAN.com and this new process 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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Robert S. Seiner
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