Organization Change Management for Emerging Trends in Data
  Len Silverston   Len Silverston
Universal Data Models, LLC


Monday, April 23, 2018
08:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Level:  Business / Non-Technical

The data management landscape is changing even faster than you may think. Big data is spreading way beyond just Hadoop into mobile apps, connected cars, wearables, smart meters, and more. Capabilities such as cloud computing and artificial intelligence are shaking up industries. IoT devices are multiplying exponentially, and extraordinary amounts of data are quickly being captured in many billions of devices. Data governance and data security issues are becoming widespread as data capture points proliferate. Machine learning is outpacing human learning. Human nature is often resistant to change, though change is inevitable. What can we do? Be prepared, be informed, not only from a technology perspective but also from a human factors perspective. This seminar/tutorial will provide tools, techniques, and exercises regarding organizational change management for emerging trends in data. It will provide an overview of data trends as well as critical behavioral tools that are essential in moving forward productively and with appropriate action. You will learn:

  • What’s happening in emerging trends in data
  • What’s happening regarding human behavior as these trends evolve
  • Many important human behavior tools and techniques to effectively manage change such as understanding why people act as they do, how to realize underlying intentions and come to shared purpose, trust and connection models, conflict management tools, and communication tools to effectively navigate through cultural and political factors
  • How to practically apply these tools via interactive, fun, and insightful exercises

Len Silverston is a best-selling author, consultant, and speaker with over 30 years of experience integrating organizations’ information, systems, and people. He is a thought leader in data modeling, data management, and the human dynamics of integrating information. Well known for his "Universal Data Models," these re-usable models help to develop higher quality data models in less time. He authored "The Data Model Resource Book series" (Volumes 1, 2, and 3), which describe hundreds of reusable data models. The volume 1 book was rated #12 on the Computer Literacy Best Seller, and there are Chinese and Korean translations in the series. He is the winner of the DAMA International Professional Achievement Award for 2004 and the DAMA International Community Award for 2006. He has received the highest speaker rating for numerous DAMA and other International conferences. Mr. Silverston's company provides consulting, training, publications, and software to enable information integration.