What to Expect at EDW 2018:
This six-day conference kicks off each year with in-depth tutorials, then continues throughout the week presenting hundreds of hours of educational content driven by leading industry experts, finally closing with our signature two-day workshops.
The distinguished speakers for these presentations share their case studies, experiences, and knowledge about various topics including Data Governance and Stewardship, Data Architecture, Modeling, Metadata Management, NoSQL and database technologies, Data and Information Quality, Business Intelligence, Analytics, Data Science, Big Data and Enterprise Information Management, and much more.
Watson is the AI platform for business, powered by data. Watson can turn unstructured business data into actionable insights that enhance decision making. Watson understands the world in the way that humans do through senses, learning and experience. It learns at scale, reasons with purpose and interacts with humans naturally.
Alation pioneered the data catalog market and today is leading its evolution into a platform for a broad range of data intelligence solutions including data search & discovery, data governance, and digital transformation. Nearly 200 enterprises drive data culture, improve decision making, and realize business outcomes with Alation.
Data Advantage Group, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise information asset management software. Data Advantage Group's award-winning MetaCenter® Platform is considered the gold standard in meta data management solutions. It enables organizations to easily find, organize, and catalog information assets and to bridge the gap between business and IT communities. The MetaCenter Platform is used by leading companies around the world to deliver easy to use data governance, regulatory compliance, and metadata management solutions.
Dataiku develops Dataiku Data Science Studio (DSS), the enterprise data science platform that enables entire data teams to build and deliver their own data products more efficiently. All users, from data scientists and beginner analysts, can easily apply data science and advanced machine learning techniques to all types, sizes, and formats of raw data to build and deploy predictive data flows. Dataiku was founded in 2013 by Florian Douetteau (CEO), Marc Batty (COO), Clément Sténac (CTO), and Thomas Cabrol (CDO). Early on, the company focused on building a best-of-breed data science platform that would enable organisations large and small to streamline the process from raw data to running predictive solutions in production. They sought to bring together data management (transformation, cleaning, preparation), machine learning (modeling and optimization), and production features (REST API, monitoring, etc.) into a single collaborative platform.
Datawatch Corporation is the data intelligence solutions provider that will fuel your digital transformation. Only Datawatch can confidently position individuals and organizations to master all data – no matter the origin, format or narrative – resulting in faster time to insight. Datawatch solutions are architected to drive the use of more data, foster more trust and incorporate more minds into analytics and reporting projects. With over 25 years in business, organizations of all sizes in more than 100 countries worldwide use Datawatch products, including 93 of the Fortune 100.
Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world’s most admired brands, including 80 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 6,000 private and middle market companies. Our people work across more than 20 industry sectors to deliver measurable and lasting results that help reinforce public trust in our capital markets, inspire clients to make their most challenging business decisions with confidence, and help lead the way toward a stronger economy and a healthy society.
Denodo is the leader in data virtualization, providing agile, high-performance data integration and data abstraction across the broadest range of enterprise, cloud, big data and unstructured data sources, and real-time data services at half the cost of traditional approaches. Denodo’s customers across every major industry have achieved significant business agility and ROI. For more information, visit www.denodo.com or call +1 877 556 2531 / +44 (0)20 7869 8053.
erwin by Quest is a leader in enterprise modeling and data intelligence software. The erwin EDGE platform creates an enterprise data governance experience for IT and business collaboration, driving meaningful insights, agile innovation, risk management, and business transformation. Integrated data modeling, data governance, enterprise architecture, and business process modeling capabilities help guide smart decisions. With erwin, organizations of all types across the globe can maximize the security, quality, and value of their assets to control data chaos and prepare for the next IT challenge.
Experian enables organizations to unlock the power of data. We focus on the quality of our clients’ information so they can explore the meaningful ways they can use it. Whether optimizing data for better customer experiences or preparing data for improved business intelligence, we empower our clients to manage their data with confidence. We have the data, expertise, and proven technology to help our customers quickly turn information into insight. We’re investing in new, innovative solutions to power opportunities for our people, clients, and communities. To learn more, visit www.edq.com.
IDERA understands that IT doesn’t run on the network – it runs on the data and databases that power your business. That’s why we design our products with the database as the nucleus of your IT universe. Our database lifecycle management solutions allow database and IT professionals to design, monitor and manage data systems with complete confidence, whether in the cloud or on-premises. ER/Studio is the collaborative data modeling solution for data professionals to map and manage data and metadata for multiple platforms in a business-driven enterprise data architecture. Whatever your need, IDERA has a solution.
Innovative Systems has been a premier provider of enterprise data quality, data management, and risk management solutions to Fortune 2000 organizations worldwide for over 50 years. Our powerful, state-of-the-art data quality suite – Enlighten® – includes capabilities such as data profiling, cleansing, matching and deduplicating, address validation, geocoding, and ongoing data quality monitoring. Innovative’s solutions support analytics, customer experience, risk and compliance, and digital transformation initiatives, among others. All solutions are available via cloud, on-premise, or hybrid platforms.
Neo4j is an internet-scale, native graph database that leverages connected data to help companies build intelligent applications that meet today's evolving challenges including machine learning and artificial intelligence, fraud detection, real-time recommendations and master data. As the #1 database for connected data, Neo4j has over three million downloads, the world's largest graph developer community, and thousands of graph-powered applications in production. The world's most sophisticated organizations worldwide, from enterprises like Walmart, eBay, UBS, Cisco, HP, adidas and Lufthansa to hot startups like Medium, Musimap and Glowbl, use Neo4j to harness the connections in their data. Neo4j is privately held and funded by Eight Roads Ventures (an investment arm of Fidelity International Limited), Sunstone Capital, Conor Venture Partners, Creandum, Dawn Capital and Greenbridge Investment Partners. With its headquarters in San Mateo, Calif., Neo4j also has regional offices in Sweden, Germany and the UK. For more information, please visit Neo4j.com and @Neo4j.
Octopai's industry-leading automated data lineage and discovery provides complete visibility into your BI landscape. With a fully automated BI Intelligence platform, Octopai offers automated data lineage, discovery, and an automated business glossary to serve both IT and the business, providing one complete solution for metadata management and analysis.
Syncsort is the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data software. We organize data everywhere to keep the world working – the same data that powers machine learning, AI and predictive analytics. We use our decades of experience so that more than 7,000 customers, including 84 of the Fortune 100, can quickly extract value from their critical data anytime, anywhere. Our products provide a simple way to optimize, assure, integrate, and advance data, helping to solve for the present and prepare for the future. Learn more at syncsort.com.
ADRM Software is the leading independent provider of large-scale industry-specific data models. ADRM's products are comprehensive information blueprints or roadmaps that enable large companies worldwide to quickly, confidently and effectively apply industry best-practice information architecture to their business problems, while also reducing risk and taking advantage of lessons learned by other similar organizations in their industry, thus accelerating initiatives including digital transformation, data governance, EDW, data lakes, analytics and BI, MDM, ODS and virtualization layers.
AnalytiX Data Services is a world leader in Enterprise Data Mapping, Governance and Metadata Driven Automation. More than 1000+ enterprises (numerous Fortune 1000 companies) depend on the AnalytiX DS Unified Software Platform for Data Governance, Centralized Data Mapping, Universal Code Generation, and Automation. Their code automation products are compatible with the leading ETL tools like Informatica, IBM DataStage, Talend, Microsoft SSIS, Oracle Data Integrator, and Hadoop scripts for Big Data. Please visit www.analytixds.com for more details.
ASG is a Global Enterprise Software vendor providing solutions for some of the world’s largest businesses. ASG is the only solutions provider for both Information Management and IT Systems Management. Our Information Management solutions, capture, manage, govern, and enable companies to understand and support all types of information. ASG’s unique approach to Information Management enables business agility without compromise. We provide the only integrated platform and flexible end to end solution for the information powered enterprise. We have a complete set of modular components that organizations can mix and match to enable faster business adaptation.
Ataccama reinvents the way data is managed to create value on an enterprise scale. Unifying Data Governance, Data Quality, and Master Data Management into a single, AI-powered fabric across hybrid and Cloud environments, Ataccama gives your business and data teams the ability to innovate with unprecedented speed while maintaining trust, security, and governance of your data. Learn more at www.ataccama.com.
BackOffice Associates, a worldwide leader in information governance and data migration solutions, focuses on helping customers manage their most critical asset – data. The range of products, built on a revolutionary platform, address the needs of business users seeking to unlock the value of their data assets. BackOffice Associates' products and services enable organizations to accelerate growth, gain actionable visibility and reduce risks. Founded in 1996, BackOffice Associates has an unparalleled track record of success in the most complex data environments across a variety of industries.
Bitnine transcends big data problems by creating solutions that are consistently evolving. Bitnine was founded on principles of collaboration, innovation, science and creativity. This is reflected in the company culture where the employees are not only highly skilled, they are highly passionate about what they do. Our primary objective is to achieve business outcomes that position your company for long term success.
Bitwise, a Data Management company, uses over 20 years of Enterprise Data Management experience to help bridge gaps between traditional EDW and cutting-edge technologies, including big data and cloud tools. What truly sets Bitwise apart is not just our two decades of experience helping leading companies solve their most pressing data challenges, but our technology leadership in developing unique solutions that automate and accelerate complex processes, including ETL Conversion, ETL Test Automation and ETL on Hadoop and Cloud.
Collibra is the Data Intelligence company. We accelerate trusted business outcomes by connecting the right data, insights and algorithms to all Data Citizens. Our cloud-based platform connects IT and the business to build a data-driven culture for the digital enterprise. Global organizations choose Collibra to unlock the value of their data and turn it into a strategic, competitive asset. We have a diverse global footprint, with offices in the US, Belgium, Australia, France, UK, Czech Republic and Poland. For more information, visit collibra.com.
Expert System Inc. is a leading provider of cognitive computing and text analytics software based on the proprietary, patented, multilingual semantic technology of Cogito. Using Expert System’s products, enterprise companies and government agencies can go beyond traditional keyword approaches for the rapid sense making of their structured and unstructured data. Expert System technology has been deployed to deliver solutions for a vast range of business requirements such as semantic search, open source intelligence, multilingual text analytics, natural language processing and the development and management of taxonomies and ontologies. Expert System serves some of the world’s largest industries including Banking and Insurance, Life Sciences and Pharmaceuticals, Oil and Gas, Media and Publishing, and Government including companies such as Shell, Chevron, Eli Lilly, Networked Insights, Nalco Champion, US Department of Justice, DTRA, BAnQ, Biogen, Bloomberg BNA, Elsevier, Gannett, IMF, RSNA, Sanofi, SOQUIJ, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Thomson Reuters, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Wiley and Wolters Kluwer.
FairCom is a pioneer in the software industry, the first company to offer a commercial package using binary tree algorithms on microcomputers in 1979. Today, FairCom maintains its sole technical focus on database technology, continually enhancing its core database technology while keeping up with the latest industry platforms and APIs. FairCom’s c-treeACE engine is the industry's choice solution for enterprise data providing the most powerful simultaneous multimodel access through NoSQL and SQL, giving developers in companies of any size the control to customize their database, and ultimately enhancing performance gains. FairCom technology has been used in solutions serving industries including financial, healthcare, telecommunications, manufacturing automation, accounting, legal, dental, education, construction, aerospace, trucking, gaming, space exploration, oil and gas, energy, major league baseball, fraud detection, public safety and infrastructure management. For more details, please visit: www.FairCom.com.
In our fourth decade as an industry pioneer, Infogix continues to provide large and mid-market companies around the globe with a broad range of integrated and configurable tools to govern, manage and use data. From operations and the office of data to sales, and from product and customer service to marketing—users across entire organizations rely on our software to remove barriers to data access, accelerate time to insights, increase operational efficiency, and confidently trust their data to make business decisions. Our best in class retention rate is proof of our customer-centric focus as we partner with them to thrive in today’s data-driven economy.
Io-Tahoe is a pioneer in machine learning-driven smart data discovery products enabling organizations to discover data across a wide range of heterogeneous technology platforms, from traditional databases and data warehouses to data lakes and other modern repositories. The product utilizes machine learning algorithms to dramatically increase the accuracy, intelligence and speed of learning of complex data elements and data relationships throughout the business environment. Our product is particularly valuable to businesses with large numbers of customers and diverse data sets, such as those in the financial services, utilities, retail, transportation, insurance, healthcare and manufacturing industries.
Since 1985, Melissa has been providing enterprise data quality tools with wide capabilities including data profiling and standardization, cleansing, linking and deduping. Our enterprise-grade products, services and integrations clean global contact data (address, email, phone, and name), verify customer identity for fraud prevention and compliance, and enrich data with demographic, property and location information. Our mission is to provide organizations with best-of-breed solutions that deliver trusted, reliable, accurate information for greater insight. Join the thousands of companies worldwide using Melissa to ensure on-time deliveries, boost communications, amplify business intelligence, and improve the bottom line. For more information or start a free trial, visit www.Melissa.com.
Meta Integration is the leading "Metadata Component Provider" partnering (OEM) with most data integration, business intelligence, data modeling, metadata management, data cataloging and data governance vendors. Back in 2002, MITI had already established itself as the "Switzerland of Metadata" as Lou Agosta, then a Giga Information Group analyst expressed in a IdeaByte article. Today, MITI is by far the market leader in metadata harvesting, integration, detailed lineage and impact analysis across multiple vendors, with the largest eco-system of supported tools.
Semarchy s the Intelligent Data Hub™ company. Its xDM platform solves for enterprise Master Data Management (MDM), Application Data Management (ADM), and Collaborative Data Governance challenges for some of the most well-known brands in the US and Europe. This agile platform leverages smart algorithms and material design to simplify data stewardship, quality, enrichment and workflows. xDM platform to address challenges such as The Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). xDM from Semarchy is implemented via an agile and iterative approach that delivers business value almost immediately, and scales to meet enterprise complexity.
TopQuadrant helps organizations succeed in data governance with TopBraid Enterprise Data Governance (TopBraid EDG). EDG is the only solution built to support integrated governance across all types of assets and governance needs. It offers a staged approach that can grow organically with your governance program. EDG supports all types of data assets, including business terms, reference data, enterprise metadata, data and application catalogs, data lineage, data exchanges and pipelines, requirements, policies, and processes. These and any other assets can all be connected to bring together enterprise information silos. TopBraid EDG is built on standards-based knowledge graph technology that seamlessly connects enterprise metadata, ensures its quality and delivers easy and meaningful access for all data stakeholders. TopQuadrant’s customer list includes organizations in financial services, pharma, healthcare, digital media, government and other sectors.
WhereScape helps IT organizations of all sizes leverage automation to design, develop, deploy, and operate data infrastructure faster. More than 700 customers worldwide rely on WhereScape automation to eliminate hand-coding and other repetitive, time-intensive aspects of data infrastructure projects to deliver data warehouses, vaults, lakes and marts in days or weeks rather than in months or years. WhereScape has offices in Portland, Oregon; Reading, UK; Auckland, New Zealand; and Singapore. For more information, visit www.wherescape.com.
CloverDX helps midsize to enterprise level companies tackle the world’s toughest data management challenges. The CloverDX Data Integration Platform gives organizations a robust, yet endlessly flexible environment designed for data-intensive operations, packed with advanced developer tools and a scalable automation and orchestration backend. With a team of over 100 people, combining developers and consulting professionals across all verticals, CloverDX operates worldwide to help companies dominate their data.
CMMI® Institute (CMMIinstitute.com) is the global leader in the advancement of best practices in people, process, and technology. The Institute provides the tools and support for organizations to benchmark their capabilities and build maturity by comparing their operations to best practices and identifying performance gaps. For over 25 years, thousands of high-performing organizations in a variety of industries, including aerospace, finance, healthcare, software, defense, transportation, and telecommunications, have earned a CMMI maturity level rating and proved they are capable business partners and suppliers. To learn more about how CMMI can help your organization elevate performance, visit CMMIinstitute.com.
DataKitchen offers the world’s first DataOps Platform that empowers data teams to reclaim control of their data pipelines, eliminate errors, and reduce cycle time from months to minutes. The end-to-end platform automates and coordinates all the people, tools, and activities in data pipelines – everything from orchestration, testing and monitoring to development and deployment. DataKitchen is leading the DataOps movement, making it possible for enterprise data teams to turn data into true business value. DataKitchen is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more information, please visit DataKitchen.io.
The Data Governance Professionals Organization (DGPO) is an international non-profit, vendor-neutral, association of business, IT and data professionals dedicated to advancing the discipline of data governance. The DGPO provides a forum that fosters discussion and networking for members and seeks to encourage, develop and advance the skills of members working in data governance. The DGPO DG Best Practices Framework is recognized as the industry standard for data governance. Members have access to best practices documented for each of the six categories in this framework. The framework was developed by the DGPO community based on real-life lessons learned.
DQMatters is an eLearning company focused on providing top quality web-based training material and coaching for individuals and organizations that want to increase their productivity, reduce costs, and become more data savvy through advanced data/information management practices. We offer online courses on the fundamentals of data management and Information Quality Certification (IQCPsm) training material, as well as onsite training. DQMatters’ founder and Principal Information Quality Educator, Dan Myers, speaks internationally at conferences and private events on topics of Data Quality, Metadata Management, Master/Reference Data Management, BigData/NoSQL, Blockchain and Architecture.
GraphGrid helps organizations connect their data in context so they can make better decisions and integrate with AI. With data stored in tables, organizations lack context and only utilize about 10% of their data’s value. GraphGrid makes all of your organization's data readily available in context through a knowledge graph, creating relationships that both humans and machines can use in their analyses to give your data meaning. These new data relationships help you make better decisions and transforms the kinds of insights you produce in real-time. GraphGrid integrates with all of the existing data systems, both structured and unstructured, across your organization. GraphGrid can be deployed anywhere and is trusted by the U.S. government and other large organizations. You already have the data — we believe you should be able to utilize more than a fraction of it.
Hackolade is the pioneer for data modeling of NoSQL databases and JSON in RDBMS, providing a comprehensive suite of data modeling tools for various NoSQL databases and APIs.
Hackolade is the only data modeling tool for MongoDB, Neo4j, Cassandra, ArangoDB, Bigtable, Couchbase, Cosmos DB, Data Lake on Databricks, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch, EventBridge Schema Registry, Glue Data Catalog, HBase, Hive, JanusGraph, MariaDB, MarkLogic, Redshift, Snowflake, SQL Server, Synapse, TinkerPop, etc. It also applies its visual design to Avro, JSON Schema, Parquet, Confluent Schema Registry, Swagger, and OpenAPI, and is rapidly adding new targets for its physical data modeling engine.
The software is user-friendly and simple to use yet provides powerful visuals and graphic data modeling to smooth the onboarding of NoSQL technology. Its software tools help functional analysts, designers, architects, and DBAs involved with NoSQL technology achieve greater transparency and control, resulting in reduced development time, increased application quality, and lower execution risks across the enterprise.
IDMA is a global, non-profit, professional association dedicated to increasing the level of professionalism, knowledge, and visibility of the insurance data management profession through education, research, best practices, forums, and peer to peer networking. For more information, please visit www.IDMA.org.
Information Asset is a leading Data Governance and Privacy Solutions Firm that supports diverse clients through various verticals and has deep technical experience in tools and connecting data sources. Specializes in helping organizations build out their data governance programs, the company was founded by Sunil Soares who serves as the managing partner. Each data governance process is unique. However, Information Asset often recommends a quick start program called "Data Governance in a Box". The results of this method have been consistent: clean, actionable data which increases operational efficiency and decreases risk. Our most successful engagements go further than day-to-day improvements where data becomes an asset to drive growth. Information Asset’s client list includes businesses from Financial Services, Insurance, Education, Freight, Retail, and Government sectors. Learn more at www.information-asset.com.
intelligentTag inc. has built the world's first graph-based metadata repository and governance framework, called Symmetry3. Symmetry3 integrates easily with today's most popular platforms and infrastructures, providing a 360-degree view of your enterprise. We focus on both new and existing Neo4j data models, and seamlessly integrate key governance tenets, to extend the reach of Neo4j in regulated industries. From business domain definition to role-baed collaboration, our solutions deliver life-cycle data management, with speed and agility.
For technology powered visionaries with a passion for challenging the status quo, PSSC Labs is the answer for hand-crafted HPC and Big Data computing solutions that deliver relentless performance with the absolute lowest total cost of ownership. For over 25 years we have dedicated ourselves to delivering the absolute highest quality computing solutions to the world’s most demanding organizations. While other companies talk a good game, we actually deliver.
Semantic Arts specializes in applying Semantic technology to enterprise information systems for over 20 years. We guide and coach enterprises during the implementation and adoption of an Ontology and Semantic Knowledge Graphs to reduce data complexity for enriched "meaning" in data visualization, findability, accessibility,interoperability,and re-use. Understand how to become 100 times more business nimble at 1/10th the cost with proven data-centric approaches and methodologies to information / knowledge management practices.
SmartSoftDQ has been one of the most trusted address validation experts for over 20 years, providing enterprise data solutions to Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, financial institutions, associations, major online retailers and a whole host of other industries. The AccuMail suite of postal and email address validation tools offer integrated solutions for all your systems, on-premise or in the Cloud, for both point-of-entry validation and for managing existing databases. Visit www.smartsoftDQ.com for more information.
SplashBI is an on-demand business intelligence and reporting solution that provides users with the ability to run, create, and modify their own dashboards and reports. SplashBI offers cross-application reporting, easy to use user interface, and robust features to improve efficiency. It can be accessed on any platform and device, such as PC browsers, tablets, phones, and Microsoft Excel, providing actionable intelligence to the entire organization.
Mays Business School in partnership with the Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University offers a convenient two year, part-time program for working professionals. The Master of Science in Analytics degree prepares working managers and professionals to make quicker informed decisions to optimize business performance and opportunities. Courses will be taught online via live video across North America and face-to-face in Houston, Texas in the evenings. Accepting pre-applications now for our next fall cohort.
Uturn Data Solutions is a Chicago-based company at the nexus of data strategy and cloud computing. We provide advisory and technology services to transform data assets into real business value. Uturn’s certified cloud architects, developers and consultants will help you harness the power of Amazon Web Services. To learn more, please visit www.uturndata.com.