Wednesday May 25th, 2016
Sponsored by IBM, this month we have two guest speakers:
Data Integration and Warehousing using the Data Vault
This presentation will introduce the concept of the data vault and discuss how and why it is useful for data warehousing and integration initiatives. The data vault is a modelling paradigm and reference architecture developed by Dan Linstedt to facilitate rapid, incremental build of data warehouses; and is recommended by Bill Inmon. The audience will receive an introduction to the concepts involved in developing a data vault as well as overview of how this approach fits in with enterprise data warehousing/ integration and business intelligence.
Mr. McCartney is a senior database consultant based in Calgary. He is a certified data vault 1.0 master, and has build several data vaults over the past 10 years. He is the principle in Database Information Systems Inc., and a partner at First4 Database Partners Inc. He is past president of the Calgary Oracle Users Group and was also CIPS Database Special Interest Group leader.
How to Make (save) Money with Data
InsightPro is a SAAS (Software As A Service) Platform used by insurers and reinsurers for environmental risk management. This presentation will review the history of Intermap's entry into the insurance market and overview data acquisition and analysis features provided to this industry.
Mr. Keith Tennant is an Engineer, graduate of the University of Calgary, 1987.
Currently Keith is VP Engineering at Intermap Technologies where he has worked since 2010.