Data Modeling Zone - The Program

Browse the DMZ Europe 2018 program below, or download the full program in Adobe PDF:PDFLogo

Monday September 24

Early Morning Sessions

Introduction to Data Vault Modeling, Remco Broekmans, Coarem (Foundational)

The Lost Art of Data Profiling, Bob Conway, Information Engineering (Agile and Requirements)

Decision and Process Modeling: which comes first?, Jan Vanthienen, KU Leuven (Big Data and Architecture)

Introduction to Graph Databases and Graph Data Modeling with Neo4j, Tom Geudens, Neo Technology (Hands-On and Case Studies)

Combatting Complexity Through Simplification, Martijn ten Napel, Free Frogs (Advanced)

Mid Morning Sessions

CDMP Workshop, Sue Geuens, President of DAMA International (Foundational)

Agile Methods and Data Warehousing: How to Deliver Faster, Kent Graziano, Snowflake Computing (Agile and Requirements)

What is the GraphQL Data API, and what are the Modelling Implications of It?, Thomas Frisendal, TF Informatik (Big Data and Architecture)

Fact-Based Data Integration: Matching and Transformation, Graeme Port, Factil (Hands-On and Case Studies)

How to Grade a Data Model, Steve Hoberman, Steve Hoberman & Associates (Advanced)


KEYNOTE: Lessons NOT Learned – Dealing with Habitual Architecture Mistakes, Eddie Sayer

Afternoon Sessions

Business Data Modeling – why, what and how, Håkan Edvinsson, Informed Decisions Consulting (Foundational)

Grooming Data Modelers, Sue Geuens, President of DAMA International (Agile and Requirements)

The Data Science Pipeline and AI’s Role in It, Zacharias Voulgaris, PhD (Big Data and Architecture)

GDPR and Data Modeling: Our Journey, Annemie Van Cauter and Rebekka Moyson, Aveve and Ivan Schotsmans, BI-Community (Hands-On and Case Studies)

Dynamic Data Modelling, Graham Witt, Ajilon (Advanced)

Evening CDMP testing

Tuesday September 25

Early Morning Chi Gung with Kent Graziano

Early Morning CDMP testing with Sue Geuens

Early Morning Sessions

Business-friendly Data Models, Graham Witt, Ajilon (Foundational)

Data Quadrants Deep Dive, Martijn Evers, DataMasters Unseen (Agile and Requirements)

Data Warehousing in the age of big data. The end of an era?, Uli Bethke, Sonra (Big Data and Architecture)

How to Model a Text Box…Or Practical Ways to Tame Your Text, Stacie Benton, Starbucks (Hands-On and Case Studies)

PowerDesigner Fundamentals, George McGeachie, Metadata Matters (Advanced)


KEYNOTE: You know more than you think you do, Graeme Simsion

Early Afternoon Sessions

Reduce data model clutter – now!, Bert Hooyman, Mphasis (Foundational)

Case Talk – Data Modeling by Example, Marco Wobben, BCP Software (Agile and Requirements)

Will be announced by June 1 (Big Data and Architecture)

Graph databases – Time to change, Tue Kofoed-Enevoldsen,
The Danish Tax Authorities (SKAT) (Hands-On and Case Studies)

Managing time in a Data Vault: How to design, insert and update (bi-)temporal data, Dirk Lerner, TEDAMOH (Advanced)

Mid Afternoon Sessions

CDMP Workshop, Sue Geuens, President of DAMA International (Foundational)

Where Agile Clashes with Modeling, Michael Mahlberg, TCG (Agile and Requirements)

Architectures in BI – where do we find the whole truth?, Michael Müller (Big Data and Architecture)

Application of FCO-IM for the digitalization of processes, Stephan Volkmann, University of Paderborn (Hands-On and Case Studies)

Advanced Data Modeling Challenges Workshop, Steve Hoberman, Steve Hoberman & Associates, LLC (Advanced)

Evening CDMP testing

Wednesday September 26 Post-Conference Tutorials