ECIM, (Expert Center for Information Mangement), is a non-profit organisation, established by the industry to promote the Data Management / Information Management Profession, competence and Best Practices within the Exploration & Production Industry.
The explosion of information sources and integration challenges, together with greater regulation and compliance requirements have created new challenges for today's enterprise Information solutions. This session considered the role Data Virtualisation can play in your Enterprise Information Environment.
The vast number of information sources frequently means the time to solution through traditional ETL solutions presents a problem. This is where powerful new Data Virtualisation approaches can help – but choose with care, it's not every use case that can benefit from EII/DV.
The availability of a new generation of DV tools and BI solutions which easily integrate with ERP systems has undoubtedly provided real benefit in reducing overall time to solution.
However, the information explosion, plethora of tool options and information regulation and compliance presents us with more challenges, including:
- Where in the Enterprise Information Management framework can EII/DV fit in? We'll share a EIM framework;
- Can EII / Data Virtualisation add value to Data Warehousing? We'll show 5 ways in they can.
- Data migration and take on ETL vs EII (or both?): We outline 6 key considerations when deciding
- Information Management issues in the BI world. It's not just about spreadsheets!
Christopher Bradley has spent over 30 years in the Information management field, working for leading organisations in Data Governance, Information Management Strategy, Master Data Management, Metadata Management, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence implementations.
Chris has worked for the UK Ministry of Defence, Volvo, Thorn EMI as Head of Data Management, Readers Digest Inc as European CIO, and Coopers and Lybrand's Management Consultancy where he established and ran the International Data Management specialist practice. During this time he worked on many major international assignments including data management strategies, data warehouse implementations and establishment of data governance structures and the largest Data Management strategy undertaken in Europe.
Currently, Mr. Bradley heads the Business Consultancy practice at IPL, a UK based consultancy and has been working for several years with many clients including BP, Statoil, GSK, & American Express. He has introduced Data Governance, Master Data and developed Enterprise wide Information Management strategies. Frequently he is engaged to evangelise IM to Executive management worldwide, develop governance and new business processes for Information Management and deliver training and mentoring.
Chris is a member of the Meta Data Professionals Organisation (MPO) and an officer of DAMA, and holds the CDMP (Master) certification. He recently co-authored a book “Data Modelling For The Business – A Handbook for aligning the business with IT using high-level data models”. He also authors the Information Asset Management “Expert channel” on the BeyeNETWORK, is a regular blogger on information management and regular Tweeter @InfoRacer.
Please contact Chris if you would like to find out more about how IPL's Information Management expertise can help you.
IPL provides intelligent end-to-end business solutions to help clients across the public and private sectors flourish. Focusing on delivering quality and business value to its customers, the company designs, implements and supports the systems that enable organisations to deliver better products and services as efficiently as possible.
IPL has delivered solutions to a wide range of sectors, including banking, finance, telecoms, utilities, local and central government, oil, gas and pharmaceuticals. Clients include Nationwide, the Highways Agency and Lockheed Martin.
The company employs around 280 staff, and is certified to ISO 9001 and TickITplus for quality management, ISO 27001 for information security and ISO 14001 for environmental management.
For further information, please contact:
Alun Hunt or Laurence Cable, Marketing, IPL. Tel: +44 (0)1225 475000, Fax +44 (0)1225 444400, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org