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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.

TDAN.com December 2013 Issue

Dear TDAN.com Readers,

The December 2013 issue of The Data Administration Newsletter was published to the internet on December 1st.  Thank you for being a reader.

The new issue contains:

  • New Articles from Dave Hay, Stefan Nguyen, Ashu Bhatia and Robert S. Seiner.
  • New Feature Columns from Robert S. Seiner, Barbara von Halle and Larry Goldberg, and Ronald G. Ross.
  • Special Features were added from Steve Hoberman, Robert S. Seiner with Pablo Riboldi and a recent feature from Jelani Harper.
  • Links to new stories, blogs & articles from other publications and news sources continue to be updated weekly.

In the TDANews

Important News: Stay tuned for information about a new book from
Robert S. Seiner of TDAN.com and KIK Consulting & Educational Services:
Non-Invasive Data Governance:
The Path of Least Resistance & 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.


Brought to you by DATAVERSITY &
Robert S. Seiner of KIK Consulting / TDAN.com

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

12/19/13 - Webinar:
Data Governance Expectations:
Getting Them to Tell You Where Governance Adds Value

Just Announced - Sign Up Today:

01/16/14 - A Different Way of Defining Data Stewards and Stewardship
02/20/14 - A 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.

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.

New Content - December 2013

New Articles for December 2013:

-- Extending the Model - Derived Attributes
By David C. Hay

- The Data Governance Ecosystem
By Stefan Nguyen
-- Big Data - Within, At, Outside Company Boundaries

By Ashu Bhatia

-- Getting the Business to Speak Up About Data Governance

By Robert S. Seiner

New Feature Columns for December 2013:

-- Real-World Data Governance - December 2013
By Robert S. Seiner
-- The Decision Model - December 2013
By Barbara von Halle & Larry Goldberg
-- Business Rules - December 2013
by Ronald G. Ross 

Special Features for December 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)

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:

-- The Data Warehousing Institute - World Conference OR 2013
The Data Warehousing Institute
December 8-15, 2013 - Orlando, FL

-- 2014 AMIfs Annual Profitability & Risk Conference *
Association for Management Information in Financial Services
March 19-21, 2014 - Las Vegas, NV

-- Enterprise Data World 2014 *
DATAVERSITY and DAMA International

April 27-May 1, 2014 - Austin, TX

-- Data Governance & Information Quality Conference 2014
Dataversity and DEBTECH International
June 23-26, 2014 - San Diego, CA

* 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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