Geek Sync Webcast : The Role of the Data Architect in Data Governance

Presenter: Robert (Bob) S. Seiner

Effective data governance programs are partnerships between the business and technical parts of the organization. Often organizations focus more on one side of the house than the other, when in reality, governance-like activities are already taking place all over. Data architects govern the design of the organization’s data architecture by defining and governing how data is stored, consumed, integrated, and managed across the organization. It would be silly to build a data governance program without their participation and guidance.

Register to watch the webcast to learn about the role of the data architect in a data governance program. In this webcast, Robert Seiner will share examples of how data governance programs have leveraged data architects and the impact of that involvement. Data architects already practice execution and enforcement of authority over the management of data and data-related assets. Discover why they are the perfect partner for data governance.

About the Presenter:
Robert (Bob) S. Seiner is the President and Principal of KIK Consulting & Educational Services ( and the Publisher of The Data Administration Newsletter ( Seiner is a thought-leader in the fields of data governance and metadata management. KIK (which stands for “knowledge is king”) offers consulting, mentoring and educational services focused on Non-Invasive Data Governance, data stewardship, data management and metadata management solutions. Seiner is the author of the industry’s top selling book on data governance – Non-Invasive Data Governance: The Path of Least Resistance and Greatest Success (Technics Publications 2014) and has hosted the popular monthly webinar series on data governance called Real-World Data Governance with Dataversity since 2012. Seiner recently accepted the position of an Adjunct Instructor for the Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College CDataO post-graduate program. KIK Consulting is celebrating its 20th year in business while has been actively published for close to 25 years.

Topics : Data Governance,Enterprise Architecture,

Products : ER/Studio Data Architect Professional,ER/Studio Enterprise Team Edition,

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