Online Events

Due to time zones, events presented by American speakers will be spread over more days, and will take place in the afternoon from 2 pm to 6 pm Italian time

Data Virtualization: Technology and Use Cases

ONLINE LIVE STREAMING

Mar 27 - Mar 28, 2023

By: Rick van der Lans

Data Governance

ONLINE LIVE STREAMING

Mar 29 - Mar 30, 2023

By: Nigel Turner

The Data Lakehouse Approach to Modern Data Architecture

ONLINE LIVE STREAMING

Apr 03, 2023

By: John O'Brien

User Experience Design

ONLINE LIVE STREAMING

Apr 11 - Apr 14, 2023

By: James Hobart

Chief Data Officer Master Class

ONLINE LIVE STREAMING

Apr 17 - Apr 20, 2023

By: Derek Strauss

Designing, developing and deploying a Microservices Architecture

ONLINE LIVE STREAMING

Apr 21, 2023

By: Sander Hoogendoorn

Practical Guidelines for Implementing a Data Mesh

ONLINE LIVE STREAMING

Apr 26 - Apr 27, 2023

By: Mike Ferguson

Migrating to a Cloud Data Warehouse

ONLINE LIVE STREAMING

Apr 28, 2023

By: Mike Ferguson

Data Management Fundamentals with CDPM Certification

ONLINE LIVE STREAMING

May 03 - May 05, 2023

By: Christopher Bradley

Free article of the month

Adrian_Reed
January 2023

Upcoming events by this speaker:

May 22 – May 23, 2023:
Pre-Project Problem Analysis

Solution or Illusion? Achieving Better Outcomes With Pre-Project Problem Analysis

I have a confession to make. I absolutely love gadgets, and am drawn towards the novelty of shiny new tech products. I have been known to make purchases without really thinking through the practicality of the item I’m buying, which means I have a box full of tech products and gadgets that I rarely (if ever) use. There was a time when we had no fewer than three juicers in our house, which (as far as I am concerned) is three more than we’re ever going to need. Each of these products “seemed like a good idea at the time”, but were soon relegated to the depths of a dusty cupboard, never to be used again.

While most of the purchases I’m referring to here were small and inconsequential, a similar and more worrying pattern exists in organisations. Stakeholders often fall in love with the idea of a particular ‘solution’, long before an understanding of the context and the desired outcomes have been determined. If nobody has asked “why is change necessary” and “what benefits and outcomes are we seeking” then how on earth can we ever know whether the supposed “solution” will actually make things better? There’s a chance it’ll actually make things worse.

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