Achieve BI Nirvana with Self-Service and Data Virtualization
Architect-to-Architect & Business Value Roundtable Series
Featuring Guests Shawn Rogers from Enterprise Management Associates and Sean Hickey from T-Mobile
Empowering business users with easy-to-use yet sophisticated data integration tools is a critical strategy for innovative companies. As business intelligence and analytics becomes more pervasive, so must access to information.
Business users know data the best and hence can validate how current and accurate it is. By ensuring early and iterative involvement of business users, and leveraging an agile data integration approach like data virtualization, organizations can now achieve BI nirvana.
Join Informatica’s David Lyle with guest experts Shawn Rogers, Vice President at Enterprise Management Associates, and Sean Hickey, Manager of Integration Architecture for T-Mobile, for this interactive roundtable session to discuss and share your thoughts on:
- The importance of self-service in enabling agility in BI projects
- Best practices for involving the Analyst early and often in the process
- Leveraging data virtualization as a means for self-service to enable BI agility
Enterprise Management Associates
Shawn has more than 19 years of hands-on IT experience, with a focus on Internet-enabled technology. In 2004 he co-founded the BeyeNETWORK and held the position of Executive Vice President and Editorial Director. Shawn guided the company's international growth strategy and helped the BeyeNETWORK grow to 18 Web sites around the world, making it the largest and most read community covering the business intelligence, data warehousing, performance management and data integration space. Prior to co-founding the BeyeNETWORK, Shawn was Internet Business Development Director at Thomson Media (now SourceMedia), President of Achieve Communications and a partner at DMReview magazine (now Information Management) – where he was Vice President as well as Publisher and Editorial Director of DMReview.com, a leading business intelligence and data warehousing Web site. Shawn's passions are rooted in the online world, focusing on analytics, social media, business intelligence, enterprise 2.0, SaaS and open source.
Manager, Integration Architecture