You’re invited to join us for a light continental breakfast and lunch as we learn about Information Server Product offerings, and version-next features plus customer experiences!
08:30 - 09:00 Registration, Networking, Continental Breakfast
09:00 - 10:30 Data Quality - What's New and Roadmap / Daniel Schallenkamp
10:30 - 10:45 break
10:45 – 12:15 Information Server: Parallel Engine in Hadoop / Peter Marshall
12:15 – 12:45 Lunch Break
12:45 – 02:15 How Unum made Data Meaningful with Metadata-driven Data Governance / Mark Oberholtzer
02:15 – 02:30 break
02:30 – 04:00 4th Topic / Daniel Schallenkamp
Title: Data Quality - What's New and Roadmap
Speaker: Daniel Schallenkamp, Offering Manager, Information Server Data Quality
Abstract: Data Quality, What's new and features as presented at World of Watson Conference 2016.
Bio: 30+ Years in IT roles including application development, UNIX kernel developer, analyst, consultant, Software technical sales and now Information Server Offering manager.
Title: How Unum made Data Meaningful with Metadata-driven Data Governance
Speaker: Mark Oberholtzer,
Abstract: Where did that number come from, What does that number mean?? Analytics can provide unique insights, but only if the data is well understood and trusted. Hear how Unum and Prolifics connected metadata assets and business terminology across multiple systems to deploy clear data lineage visibility and data governance processes that give business users the understanding and confidence to make decisions based on the data presented. Learn the critical processes and considerations necessary to deploy an integrated enterprise metadata-driven data governance solution leveraging the Information Server Suite, IBM data models and MDM.
Bio: Mark is currently employed at Prolifics as a Senior InfoSphere Information Server Architect. His experience in data integration, data quality, data warehousing and data migrations spans over 20 years. He has extensive consulting experience implementing all components of the InfoSphere product family, he has a unique skill set helping his clients implement and use the tools in various project categories.