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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.

April 2014 Archives

Dear TDAN.com Readers,

The April 2014 issue of The Data Administration Newsletter was published to the internet on April 1st. Thank you, as always, for being a reader.

How to Build & Implement a Non-Invasive Data Governance[tm] Program
Robert S. Seiner and KIK Consulting & Educational Services
June 26-27, 2014 - Simultaneously in Pittsburgh, PA (US) & Virtual Classroom (Anywhere)
For more info and to register please visit: http://bit.ly/1dVpfbq

The new issue contains:

The April issue of TDAN.com contains New Articles from Robert S. Seiner (Non-Invasive Data Governance Versus Other Approaches), Daragh O Brien (Information Governance: Real-World Example), Traci E. Davis (Research on Data Warehousing Specialists: Call to Action!) and Aaron Zornes (Mind the Governance Gap).

New Feature Columns were added from Robert S. Seiner (Real-World Data Governance - April 2014), Gil Laware and Frank Kowalkowski (The Skeptical Architect - April 2014), Craig S. Mullins (The Database Report - April 2014), and Ron Ross (Business Rules - March 2014).

A New Special Feature, a review of the latest book from Larissa Moss by David Haertzen was added, and the Best of 2013 Special Features are still listed from Jelani Harper (Walk Softly: Why Non-Invasive Data Governance Wins) and Robert S. Seiner with Pablo Riboldi (Interview of 2013 Data Governance Best Practice Award Winner). 

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

New Book from Bob Seiner Coming Soon!

Stay Tuned for information about a new book from Robert S. Seiner from TDAN.com and KIK Consulting & Educational Services - Non-Invasive Data Governance: 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

-- 04/17/14 - How to Write a Data Steward Job Description

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 DATAVERSITY.net to get more information and download the paper.

New Articles for April 2014:

-- Non-Invasive Data GovernanceVersus Other Approaches to Data Governance
By Robert S. Seiner

-- Information Governance: Real-World Example
By Daragh O Brien

-- Research on Data Warehousing Specialists: Call to Action!
by Traci E. Davis

-- Mind the Governance Gap
By Aaron Zornes

New Feature Columns for April 2014:

-- Real-World Data Governance - April 2014
by Robert S. Seiner

-- The Skeptical Architect - April 2014
by Gil Laware and Frank Kowalkowski

-- The Database Report - April 2014
by Craig S. Mullins

-- Business Rules - March 2014
by Ron Ross

Special Features for April 2014:

-- Enterprise Data Warehousing and BI Best Practice
By David Haertzen - Book review of Larissa Moss' new book

-- Walk Softly: Why Non-Invasive Data Governance Wins
By Jelani Harper (for DATAVERSITY)

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

-- The Evolving Data Modeler Skillset
By Steve Hoberman

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

TDWI World Conference - Spring 2014
The Data Warehousing Institute
May 11-16, 2014 - Chicago, IL

Data Governance Conference Europe 2014*
IRM UK Strategic IT Training
May 19-21, 2014 - London, UK

Data Governance - Information Quality Conference 2014*
June 23-27, 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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Robert S. Seiner
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