Managing data as a strategic asset by Jill Dyche

Jill DychéNoted author and consultant Jill Dyché presents a framework for your corporate data strategy to enable business. Jill will also talk about the challenges—and the new guiding principles—for aligning business and IT around data management.


  • When asked about their corporate data strategies, many business and IT professionals cite "getting management attention and buy-in" as one of the biggest obstacles to success. Jill talks through some strategies from the field.
  • More and more lines of business are attaining their own IT budgets. This means they may be generating, managing, and using their own data. What's the role of IT in this brave new world?

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BIG DATA – going beyond the 4 Vs by Tama Dull

Tamara Dull Consultant and industry expert Tamara Dull would advise that the 4 Vs of Big Data have taken on their own mythology in the business world. What is the reality and how does Big Data impact YOUR business? Tamara argues that the Volume issue is over-stated, and perhaps even the easiest problem to solve and will also present real-life challenges of new data formats, emerging technologies, and how Big Data fits into a mature analytics ecosystem

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Delivering accurate and trusted information and insight, by Jan Henderyckx, Managing Partner Envizion

Jan Henderyckx Many companies are data rich but remain information poor. Jan Henderyckx will present practical examples and point out the pitt-falls which will allow you to get a grip on your information strategy and to deliver on the promise of accurate and trusted information and insight. Which leads to efficient and effective process and strategic alignment.

Jan Henderyckx is a highly rated consultant, speaker and author who has been active in the field of Information Management and Relational Database Management since 1986. He has presented, moderated and taught workshops at many international conferences and User Group meetings worldwide. Jan's experiences, combined with information architecture and management expertise, have enabled him to help many organisations to optimise the business value of their information assets. He is a Director of the Belgium and Luxembourg chapter of DAMA (Data Management Association) and runs the Belgian Information Governance Council.