Thursday, June 6 and Friday, June 7
Thursday, June 6: 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Friday, June 7: 8:30AM - 4:00PM
by Len Silverston, President, Universal Data Models
Having a clear,
consistent, and enterprise wide accepted business glossary can have a huge
effect to improve productivity, facilitate more effective communications,
decrease costs of systems development and maintenance, increase data quality,
and enhance systems integration.
Yet, so many organizations
struggle to develop a commonly accepted vocabulary of business terms.
This seminar provides a
comprehensive, proven, and effective approach to developing a shared, accepted,
and useful business glossary within the enterprise and across enterprises.
The seminar will share a
methodology, approaches, tools, techniques, and case studies of organizations
that successfully developed a common business glossary.
In this information, fun, and interactive
seminar, you will learn:
- The greatest challenges regarding developing a shared
business glossary from decades of past experiences
- How to identify and management critical data elements for
- How to jump-start development of a business glossary using
‘Universal’ constructs saving huge costs and time
- 13 important guidelines for developing definitions within
the business glossary
- How to develop an effective process for developing the
glossary using a template process
- How to capture data rules and other important information
about each glossary item
- How to facilitate collaboration and resolve differences
between semantics, definitions, and rules to provide consistency across the
- Tools available to assist with the development of business
domain models, definitions, and examples to jump-start your business glossary
process and how to customize this process of developing the glossary for your
of guidelines in developing definitions that you can take and customize for
exercises, and practice in mastering common scenarios that arise in the
development of the business glossary
- And Much more!
the full course agenda click here.
For registration click here.
About the Instructor
||Len Silverston is a best-selling
author, consultant, and speaker with over 30 years of experience helping
organizations in various data governance and data management programs. Mr.
Silverston is an internationally acclaimed expert and thought leader in the fields
of data governance, data modeling, data management, and in the human dynamics
of integrating information. He has helped many organizations successfully
implement data governance programs, for example, from 2010 through 2012, he
guided and provided data governance consulting for his client who won the 2012
Data Governance Best Practice Award in recognition of the business value and
technical excellence they achieved in the design and implementation of an outstanding
data governance program.
He is the author of 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 List and his
volume 1 and 2 books have been translated into Chinese and in 2009, he
co-authored “The Data Model Resource Book,
Volume 3, Universal Patterns for Data Modeling”, which has been into
Korean. Mr. Silverston has published many articles and has been a keynote
speaker at many international data conferences. He is the winner of the DAMA
(Data Administration Management Association) International Professional
Achievement Award and the DAMA International Community Award. He has given many
keynotes and has received the highest speaker rating at several international
conferences. Mr. Silverston's company, Universal Data Models, LLC, provides
consulting, training, publications, and software to enable information
integration. Mr. Silverston serves as an Advisor to the Data Governance
Professionals Organization (DGPO).