Belfast SQL Server User Group

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How far can Master Data Services take your business – Deep Dive

  • In-Person @ Adelaide Exchange Belfast, Antrim, United Kingdom (map)
  • 18:00 - 20:30 GMT Daylight Time
  • Language: English

The presentation will cover the following.

6:00 - 6:15: Registration & Intro
6:15 - 7:00: How far can Master Data Services take your business - Part 1.
7:00 - 7:15: Break and Refreshments
7:15 - 8:00: How far can Master Data Services take your business - Part 2.


Featured Presentation:

How far can Master Data Services take your business.

Dan Galavan, BI Consultant / Data Architect GSD

Delivering a successful Master Data Services implementation is challenging, not least because of customer buy-in and integration into an existing business environment. This session will cover : MDM overview and challenges Design patterns MDS data lifecycle MIKE 2.0 methodology Data modelling challenges and solutions The Data Steward challenge The Web interface - whistle stop tour The Excel interface - whistle stop tour Staging tables speed test Publishing Master Data via out of the box functionality additional special sauce PowerBI A view inside MDS Infrastructure case study What the product does and doesn’t (but should!) offer And how to handle that!

About Dan:
An Irish BI Consultant / Data Architect since 1999 specializing in solutions delivery via MS BI Stack. Delivered solutions in e.g. Banking, Investment, CRM, Social Protection, Telecoms, Regulation On St. Patrick’s Day 2003 Dan came face to face with MS SQL Server for the first time (it’s not a national holiday in Germany for some reason ;-)) Starting with SQL Server DB dev. & optimization, Dan branched into ETL, Reporting, Data Modelling, Collaboration, Data Quality, Master Data Services . Avid Public Speaker.

Supplementary Materials

The following event attachments are available to you:




Liberty IT

Momentum NI



SQL Sentry

Plural Sight



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