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Zen with Len: Zen and the Art of Data Maintenance

Len Silverston, Universal Data Models

What Does Zen Have to do With Data Modeling? The Answer is “Everything”. Find Out Why.

Len Silverston, who is not only a data modeling and data management thought leader, but is also a fully ordained Zen priest and spiritual teacher, will provide this brief overview of what meditation is, why it is important, how to meditate, and lead a sitting meditation and moving meditation (Qigong) session. Learn more and be more productive at this conference by using the unique techniques shared in this session. Come invigorate yourself, reduce stress, and develop what matters a great deal: your mind.

This will be an enlightening, wonderful session to start your day in a relaxed and receptive state of mind!

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.

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.