Master Data Management – Avoiding the Potholes
TDWI Webinar Speaker: Andy Hayler, Information Difference
Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. PT, 12:00 p.m. ET
Andy Hayler brings his wealth of practical experience of master data management projects to bear in order to explore best practice in MDM. Drawing heavily on practical project experience, supplemented by survey data from customer projects, he explains the most common problems that MDM projects encounter, and how to avoid them. Illustrated by real-world examples from MDM projects, the webinar will cover:
- Business engagement in an MDM project - building a business case
- Data governance programs – what works and what does not
- Why data quality is always worse than you think, and what to do about it
- The perils of over-ambition in MDM projects.
SVP, Enterprise Data Architecture
Dennis Waldron is a Senior Vice President, Head of Enterprise Data Architecture at The Northern Trust Company, Chicago. Prior to his career with Northern Trust, Dennis was the Global Lead Architect for the Oracle Practice at Accenture, Director of Enterprise Architecture for ACNielsen, Data Management executive for Discover Financial Services, and an Information Management Solution Architect at IBM. Most recently, he served as Chief Solution Architect & Big Data Champion at Teradata. Dennis has been a board member for TDWI Chicago chapter since 2009 and is the founder of the Business Intelligence User Group of Chicago.