The Zachman Framework Experience - A 30 Year Anniversary Celebration and DiscussionEnterprise Data World 2012 Conference Special Announcement

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DATAVERSITY™ and DAMA International are pleased to announce an Enterprise Data World 2012 exclusive celebration in tribute to John A. Zachman’s lifetime of hard work. The Zachman Framework is now 30 years old. In honor of such a significant milestone there will be a celebration of John’s commitment to the growth of Enterprise Architecture on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 from 5 to 6 PM.

John A. Zachman is the creator of the Zachman Framework and author of Framework for Information Systems Architecture. His work is renowned worldwide for its comprehensive ability to help enterprises manage the ever-increasing levels of change and complexity in the modern world. John travels extensively as a teacher, coach, facilitator, and conference speaker. He is also a member of the International Advisory Board of DAMA International.

During the celebration there will be a discussion led by Dr. Peter Aiken, along with John, covering some of the many highlights of his three decades of experience with the Framework and the constant challenges enterprises encounter. The discussion will cover some of John’s reflections, important lessons acquired along the way, recent updates, and plans for the future.

John recently completed an interview with DATAVERSITY in anticipation of the celebration. You can read the article at:

Enterprise Data World is the business world’s most comprehensive educational event about data and information management. Over the course of five days, EDW presents a diverse schedule of programming that addresses every level of proficiency, including keynotes, workshops, tutorials, case studies, and discussions. The conference includes over 200 hours of cutting-edge content in a vendor-neutral environment, with specialized tracks that allow you to focus on the data management topics most pertinent to your needs, including all-new tracks on Big Data & NoSQL, Unstructured Data, and Data-driven Business.

The event will be held at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia April 29 to May 3, 2012.

EDW 2012 platinum and gold sponsors include:

  •     Adaptive
  •     ERwin
  •     Cambridge Semantics
  •     Data Advantage Group, Inc.
  •     DataFlux
  •     Denodo
  •     Global IDs
  •     Informatica Corporation
  •     Liaison Technologies
  •     Meta Integration
  •     Revelytix
  •     Sybase

For a complete list of the sponsors and exhibitors please visit:

To see the full program schedule please visit:

To follow the conference on Twitter, follow: #EDW12

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