William McKnight to Host Information Management seminar in Sydney Australia

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Renowned consultant, international speaker, author and founder of McKnight Consulting Group, William McKnight, is set to host an exclusive Information Management seminar in Sydney, Australia – November 18-19 2013.

McKnight quickly helps participants work towards implementing best practice Master Data Management, Data Quality and Data Govern

The vendor-neutral course – to be held at The Sydney Boulevard Hotel, 90 William Street, Sydney – will cover the key areas of Master Data Management (MDM), Data Quality (DQ) and Data Governance (DG).

For further details, and to register for the event, go here: http://altis.com.au/mdm-with-data-quality-and-data-governance-course-with-william-mcknight/.

The two-day event aims to provide attendees with practical ready-to-use content to help address today’s enterprise data management needs in an environment encompassed by increasing data volumes, demand for faster data-based action and new technologies.

“The course will focus on providing participants with strategic guidance for initiating and growing agile Information Management programs – using emerging technologies and techniques within the fields of MDM, DQ and DG – to turn corporate data into powerful assets,” said McKnight. “Anyone involved in the Information Management process, from data modelers to CIOs, will benefit from attending this vendor-neutral event.”

McKnight said that the course would provide a practical guide to implementing successful:
•Master Data Management: The course will cover all aspects of MDM – from justification to architecture, data management and project management – using agile principles.
•Data Quality: The course will deliver strategic, expert guidance for building DQ that aligns strategy, business culture, company information and technology in order to manage data to improve the productivity and performance of the enterprise.
•Data Governance: The course will offer pragmatic, explicit advice to assist participants to forge effective DG that transcends common pitfalls and positions information as a competitive organizational asset.

Yellowfin CEO, Glen Rabie, said that McKnight’s Information Management courses were renowned for their applicability and practical advice.

“McKnight’s enviable industry reputation has been built on consistently delivering actionable insights, in easily digestible formats, that quickly help participants work towards implementing best practice Master Data Management, Data Quality and Data Governance,” said Rabie.

To register for McKnight’s Sydney-based Information Management training course, November 18-19 2013, go here: http://altis.com.au/mdm-with-data-quality-and-data-governance-course-with-william-mcknight/.

McKnight acts as strategist, Lead Enterprise Information Architect, and Program Manager for many companies in the Global 2000, utilizing the disciplines of MDM, Big Data, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence.

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About William McKnight

William McKnight is the president and founder of McKnight Consulting Group, a firm that delivers business value and solves business challenges by utilizing proven, streamlined approaches in Data Warehousing, Master Data Management and Business Intelligence – all with a focus on Data Quality and scalable architectures.

McKnight functions as strategist, Information Architect and Program Manager for complex, high-volume, full-lifecycle implementations worldwide. Implementations by his teams, managed from both IT and consultant positions, have won best-practice awards.

William is a Ernst & Young Southwest Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist and a frequent best-practices judge. He has also authored hundreds of articles, white papers and given hundreds of keynotes and public seminars internationally. He is a former software engineer of DB2 at IBM, a former IT Vice President at a Fortune 500 company and holds an MBA.

For more information, please contact:

William McKnight, President
Phone: 1-214-514-1444
http://www.mcknightcg.com

About McKnight Consulting Group

McKnight Consulting Group is an Information Management consultancy that helps organizations improve service levels to the business and advance analytical capabilities across the spectrum of Information Management.

McKnight Consulting Group services span strategy, implementation and training for turning information into highly valuable organizational assets. They strategize, design and deploy in the disciplines of Master Data Management, Big Data, Data Warehousing, Data Quality and Business Intelligence.

McKnight Consulting Group brings process, organizational and architectural focus to building strategies and implementing Information Management programs that have consistently, for many years, improved productivity and performance for clients.

McKnight provides clients with action plans, architectures, strategies and vendor neutral tool selection assistance in order to build organizational value through best practice Information Management.

For more information, please contact:

William McKnight, President
Phone: 1-214-514-1444
http://www.mcknightcg.com

About Yellowfin

Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor passionate about making BI easy. Yellowfin is headquartered and developed in Melbourne, Australia, offering a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-based reporting and analytics solution. Founded in 2003 in response to the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using traditional BI tools, Yellowfin is a leader in mobile, collaborative and embeddable BI as well as Location Intelligence and data visualization. For more information, visit http://www.yellowfinbi.com.

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