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The Data Management Association (DAMA) Symposium 2007 conference summary

Exclusive on-site interviews with speakers and attendees at the annual Data Management Association (DAMA) conference reveal emerging data management trends and hot topics in this podcast.

For almost two decades, data management professionals have gathered annually at the Data Management Association (DAMA) International Symposium to discuss technology, techniques and trends. DAMA is a not-for-profit association based in Bellevue, Wash. with regional chapters around the world.

About 1,000 attendees met in Boston this year for the five-day event, according to John Schley, DAMA International president and a senior IT data modeler analyst at Des Moines, Iowa-based Principal Financial Group, Inc. Throughout the conference, SearchDataManagement recorded exclusive, on-site interviews with speakers and end-users.

In this 20-minute podcast, appropriate for business or technical users, learn more about the trends shaping data management industry from experienced professionals.

  • Listen to an exclusive follow-up interview with keynote speaker Jill Dyche about service-oriented architectures, data-as-a-service and other key data management trends
  • Learn why data management professionals attended the DAMA conference -- and hear what they got out of the event
  • Hear the "fastest human data mapper" talk about how he got the title, the process of data mapping -- and why he's so good at it
  • Find out what Schley, DAMA International president, took away from the event, learn why it's so important for data management professionals to collaborate -- and find out what DAMA's plans are this year


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