Data and Analytics as a Line of Business

In this half day seminar, Donald Farmer will cover three easy and effective ways to get started with leveraging data as a resource and analytics as a line of business offering. We will cover communities of practice and tools of choice as well as governance, compliance and privacy. Also we will show how narratives and gameplans can help for planning features and releases and for aligning teams.

DataOps for Better and Faster Analytics

DataOps is critical for companies to become resilient with data and analytics delivery in a volatile and uncertain global business environment. In this seminar John O’Brien will cover which principles and technologies to focus on initially. How to adopt DataOps to speed analytics development and delivery. How to continuously engineer, deploy, and operationalize data pipelines with automation and monitoring. He will also talk about setting expectations and planning for DataOps maturity.

Business-oriented Data Modelling Masterclass

[Online workshop] This highly participative data modelling workshop by Alec Sharp covers Entity-Relationship modelling from a non-technical perspective, provides tips and guidelines for the analyst, and explores contextual, conceptual, and detailed modelling techniques that maximize user involvement. It provides techniques for improving communication between data modelers and subject matter experts. Topics will be covered with a discussion of the issue, a review of guidelines and examples, a workshop exercise, and a group solution and debriefing.

The Data-Process Connection

[Online seminar – half day] Alec Sharp illustrates the many ways concept models (conceptual data models) support business process change and business analysis.

Ontwerpen van een Nieuwe Data Architectuur

Organizations need data science, self-service BI, embedded BI, edge analytics, and customer-driven BI. For many, it is the key reason to develop a new, future-proof data architecture. This two-day seminar discusses how to design a modern data architecture. Guidelines, roadmaps, design criteria, tips, design rules, use cases, case studies, and practical examples are discussed extensively.

Data Management Fundamentals

The DAMA DMBoK2 describes 11 disciplines of Data Management, with Data Governance being at the heart of all of these. The Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) qualification provides a pathway for the introductory level (Associate) through higher levels of attainment. This course provides you with the knowledge, methods and techniques required to analyse, mature and implement information management solutions within your organisation. It gives a solid grounding in all the different disciplines of Data Management. Additionally, this course by Chris Bradley prepares for the CDMP Data Management Fundamentals (DMF) examination.

Working with Business Processes

[Online workshop] Business processes matter, because business processes are how value is delivered. Understanding how to work with business processes is now a core skill for business analysts, process and application architects, functional area managers, and even corporate executives. This workshop shows how to discover and scope a business process, clarify its context, model its workflow with progressive detail, assess it, and transition to the design of a new process by determining, verifying, and documenting its essential characteristics. Everything is backed up with real-world examples, and clear, repeatable guidelines. [2 full days on-site or 3 half days virtual delivery]

Untangling Data Mesh, Fabric, and Lakehouse

Data fabric, data mesh, and data lakehouse offer competing technological solutions for digital transformation. Understanding these approaches and their differences is critical to delivering high-value, consistent, and near real-time information across Cloud and on-premises. Barry Devlin explains and positions these approaches and related concepts, covering technologies, organisational issues, and implementation approaches. Starting from your business needs and existing data warehouse or lake, you can discover if you should adopt one of these new approaches.

Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence Summit 2021

Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence conference in which we cover topics such as Data mesh, Analytics & Data Science, Cloud Data Warehousing, AI &BI, Embedded BI, Data Governance. Seize the opportunity to discuss and network with thought leaders in DW/BI such as Mike Ferguson, Barry Devlin, Rick van der Lans and many others. Access to the conference recordings.