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.
IBM Watson Data Platform and advanced analytics solutions enable data scientists, data engineers, and developers to infuse continuous intelligence into the next wave of enterprise applications. IBM has integrated popular open-source tools and libraries such as Spark, Jupyter, R, Python and Scala into our extensible architecture. It’s no wonder industry analysts have named IBM a leader in data science, predictive analytics and machine learning platforms.
Alation is where everyone in your organization can find the data that they need to collaborate. Alation automatically indexes your data by source. It also automatically gathers knowledge about your data. Like Google, Alation uses machine learning to continually improve human understanding. Use Alation to work better together, use data with confidence, improve productivity, and index all your data knowledge.
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.
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, Inc. provides the only unified software platform combining data governance, enterprise architecture, business process and data modeling. Delivered as a SaaS solution, these technologies work together to unlock data as a strategic asset so all enterprise stakeholders can discover, understand, govern and socialize data to mitigate risk, improve organizational performance and accelerate growth. For more than 30 years, erwin has been the most trusted name in data modeling and its software foundational to mission-critical data programs in government agencies, leading financial institutions, retailers and healthcare companies around the world. Learn more at www.erwin.com.
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 management and risk management solutions to Global 2000 organizations for 50 years. Enlighten®, the newest version of our powerful, state-of-the-art data quality suite, includes capabilities such as data profiling, cleansing, linking and deduplicating, address validation, geocoding, and ongoing data quality monitoring. Innovative also offers the Instant 360° View solution, our market-disrupting offering for quickly integrating data into a single view without a master data management platform. Innovative’s solutions support a single customer view, analytics, GDPR, customer experience, and digital transformation. All solutions are available on 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 is a machine learning-based, SaaS product, that enables organizations to find their data and track its movement process in seconds by automatically discovering, centralizing and analyzing cross-platform metadata.
Syncsort is a trusted enterprise software provider and the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data solutions. More than 6,000 organizations, including 84 of the Fortune 100, use the company’s products to solve their most complex data management challenges, on premise and in the cloud. Syncsort helps customers optimize traditional data systems and deliver mission-critical data from these systems to next-generation analytic environments. Its Big Iron to Big Data portfolio now features the #1 high availability product for IBM i Power Systems, powerful cross-platform capacity management, best-in-class mainframe app and machine data access & integration, and market-leading data quality capabilities. Rediscover Syncsort 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 EDW and data lakes, analytics and BI, MDM, ODS and virtualization layers or data fabrics.
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 Technologies brings peace of mind to every enterprise with information access, management and control within legacy and leading-edge environments. ASG provides 70% of Fortune 500 companies with solutions that satisfy their business needs. With our Enterprise Data Intelligence solution, we give companies deep insights into critical business data. Achieve regulatory governance and compliance requirements with zero gap data lineage analysis, which has allowed companies to see more than 200% savings on time and effort. Our solution provides quick, reliable data intelligence to drive your business forward.
Ataccama delivers smart and collaborative data curation solutions for leading global institutions. We integrate Data Profiling & Catalog, Data Quality & Governance, and Master Data Management in a single data curation platform. Ataccama ONE is a powerful platform combining collaborative data stewardship, a robust data processing engine, multiple deployment options, and enterprise-proven capabilities. As increasingly more businesses undergo digital transformation, our goal is to provide clients with the one platform they need to analyze, process, manage, monitor, and provide their data. Try our free, collaborative one-click data profiler powered by Ataccama ONE at one.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.
As the leader in data governance, Collibra helps organizations across the world gain competitive advantage by maximizing the value of their data across the enterprise. Collibra is the only solution purpose-built to address the gamut of data stewardship, governance, and management needs of the most complex, data-intensive industries. Our flexible and configurable cloud-based or on-premises solution puts people and processes first – automating data governance and management to quickly and securely deliver trusted data to the business users who need it. Learn more at www.collibra.com.
Data Blueprint is a data management consulting firm that helps organizations unlock increased value from their data assets. We accomplish this by providing tailored solutions through lasting partnerships that strengthen our client’s data management capabilities. Organizationally, this results in improved decision-making, streamlined productivity, and increased return on investment for our clients and partners.
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.
Integrity is fundamental in data, just as in business. Infogix's data integrity and data governance solutions, powered by advanced analytics and big data, ensure that organizations can maximize the value of their data. Data's value is unlocked when users trust that data is accurate, can operationalize insights from raw data, and all stakeholders understand and agree on what data means. For 35 years, our global customers have relied on Infogix data and analytics software solutions to reduce risk, support regulatory compliance, improve profitability and substantially enhance operational efficiencies. To learn more visit www.infogix.com or @Infogix.
Io-Tahoe is a pioneer in machine learning-driven smart data discovery solutions that enable organizations to discover data in lakes and relational data instances, helping enterprises trace data elements across their systems in spite of outdated metadata definitions. 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 entire business environment. Our product has been custom-built by a team with a deep understanding of data challenges, giving us first-hand insight and appreciation into our customers’ diverse and complex data needs. Our solutions are 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. For further information, please visit: www.io-tahoe.com.
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.
Semarchy is the Intelligent MDM™ company. Its xDM platform is an innovation in multi-vector Master Data Management (MDM) that leverages smart algorithms and material design to simplify data stewardship, governance and integration. It is implemented via an agile and iterative approach that delivers business value almost immediately, and scales to meet enterprise complexity. The technology is in use at some of the most well-known B2B, B2C, consumer and product brands in the US and Europe, supporting all domains, styles, organizations, industries and use cases in one environment that adapts to evolving business requirements.
As an Enterprise Information Management (EIM) innovator, TopQuadrant helps organizations succeed in data governance by managing information regardless of its structure, origin or location, so that it can be easily organized, shared and exchanged. Our products use standards-based graph technologies to provide our customers with agile information management capabilities-because connections are important. TopBraid Enterprise Data Governance™ supports the governance and provisioning of enterprise metadata, business glossaries and reference data. TopBraid Enterprise Vocabulary Net™ supports collaborative management of taxonomies and ontologies and offers auto-classification of documents and search enhancement. TopBraid Insight™ is a semantic virtual data warehouse that enables federated querying of data across diverse data sources as if they were in one place. TopQuadrant customers include many government agencies and Fortune 1000 companies in numerous industries including pharmaceutical, financial services, energy and digital media. For more information, visit www.topquadrant.com.
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.
CloverETL is an international software and consultancy firm providing data integration solutions for medium sized organizations. We help customers overcome complex challenges so they can move their data. We’re a bunch of techies driven by a single-minded passion to solve the problems that prevent our customers from moving forward. When our customers rule their data, rather than the other way round, we call this ‘Data Victorious’. We believe if something is hard, it makes it even more worthwhile and rewarding to do. Working with data is never easy but we’re always ready to roll up our sleeves and crack a problem.
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, Inc. enables analytic teams to deliver value quickly, with high quality, using the tools that they love. DataKitchen provides the world’s first DataOps platform for data-driven enterprises, enabling them to support data analytics that can be quickly and robustly adapted to meet evolving requirements. DataKitchen is leading the DataOps movement to incorporate Agile Software Development, DevOps, and manufacturing based statistical process control into analytics and data management. DataKitchen is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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 the data governance discipline. The DGPO has over 10,000 list members and nearly 1500 members representing 16 countries.
Our world is one massive, highly-connected network with rich contextual relationships connecting every person, place and thing. Business that will continue to thrive in the future is one that has become what we call, The Connected Enterprise. It’s a state of thought, collaboration, understanding and awareness that empowers data-driven enterprise to move forward confidently in decision making, product development and customer experience. Many enterprises aspire to this level of transformation, but struggle to drive change from within. Our transformative process through Enterprise Innovation Labs leverages the powerful pairing of our Connected Data Architecture® and GraphGrid – our Connected Data Platform – enabling even the largest enterprises to become truly connected while adhering to their data security controls. The very essence of our approach is to provide a security first architecture along with automated testing from integration to load and performance. We enable organizations to transform constantly changing data into valuable business assets.
Hackolade produces a unique data modeling software for NoSQL and multi-model databases, built to leverage the power of nested objects and polymorphic nature of JSON. Data modeling becomes harder when shifting from the well-known process of designing normalized application-agnostic databases to the new world of dynamic schemas for application-specific NoSQL databases. Enterprises still need to create the blueprint of applications, and facilitate the dialog between analysts, architects, designers, developers, and DBAs. Hackolade includes forward- and reverse-engineering functions, flexible HTML documentation of models, generation of massive test data, and suggestions for denormalization of SQL schemas. Hackolade supports data modeling for leading NoSQL databases, including MongoDB, AWS DynamoDB, Couchbase, Azure Cosmos DB, Elasticsearch, HBase, Cassandra, Google Firebase and Firestore. More databases will be added soon, including for property graphs and RDF triples.
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 specializes in helping organizations build out their data governance programs. The company was founded by Sunil Soares, a thought leader in the industry, 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 and 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-based collaboration, our solutions deliver life-cycle management of data, while continuing to execute on the promise of speed and agility.
Orchestra Networks is leading pure-play, independent data management and data governance software vendor. Our EBX software provides a comprehensive, business-focused solution for managing enterprise business metadata and master data as diverse as Customer, Product, Supplier, Finance, HR, Reference Data, and more in a single end-to-end solution.
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.
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.
The Data Administration Newsletter (TDAN.com) is an electronic newsletter that focuses on the exchange of ideas between individuals related to data administration. Every article focuses on tips, techniques, and strategies on how to manage corporate data as a valued asset.
The Department of Statistics in partnership with Mays Business School at Texas A&M University offers a MS in Analytics degree which prepares working managers and professionals to make quicker informed decisions to optimize business performance and identify new business opportunities. Courses will be taught online via live video across North America in the evenings, offering a convenient two year, part-time program for working professionals. Accepting pre-applications now for our next fall cohort.