Three ten minute talks and DAMA Canberra Branch Meeting.
DAMA Australia has a long-standing goal of encouraging people to talk about their experiences and knowledge around data management.
DAMA Canberra is trialling a meeting with three speakers talking for ten minutes on different topics.
After which there will be a Canberra Branch meeting. discuss the branch and call for volunteers to join the DAMA Canberra Committee.
The three 10 minute talks and speakers are:
Details of each talk can be found below.
So what is Data Literacy really?
Speaker: Tim Goswell
The term Data Literacy is being bandied around, making the promise to be a new enabler of value from data for organisations. But what is it really? All manner of vendors, association and agencies are having a stab at defining it and promoting their version.
We will explore:
Speaker: Sarah Lauder
An overview of Catapult BI’s Data Quality and Risk Assessment (DQRA) process helps the business gain insight into their data management practices. Business areas can identify where they need to improve or may require support to meet their data objectives. It involves an interview with staff who have expertise in the business operations of the data asset, such as data stewards and subject matter experts.
Data Management in the New World
Speaker: Andy Peyton
In the new world of IT, data management is, at the same time, needed more than ever and also most at risk.
Traditional data management practices are being pushed to the side because they are seen as insufficiently “agile” and also by the introduction of new data-oriented technologies for which there aren’t a lot of established data management experience (either good or bad).
Growing problems include:
The data management practice needs to step up to the plate and make sure that the new risks to the enterprise data are being managed or we may get pushed back into the world where only the programmers know where the data you want is stored, and you need to look at the code to understand what a field means.