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John O’ Brien

With 30 years of experience delivering value through data strategy, architectures, and analytics John has a unique perspective that comes from key roles as a practitioner, consultant, and vendor CTO in the data analytics industry. As a recognized thought leader, he has been publishing articles, teaching, and presenting at conferences in North America and Europe …

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Heather Hedden

She has been a taxonomist for over 25 years in various organizations and as an independent consultant. She currently works for professional services team of Semantic Web Company (vendor of PoolParty Semantic Suite software). Previously Ms. Hedden was a senior vocabulary editor at an educational publisher, the taxonomist at an enterprise search engine software developer, …

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James Hobart

James Hobart is an internationally recognized user interface design consultant based in California, USA. He specializes in the design of large-scale, enterprise applications. He is an expert in user interface design and in creating effective user experience strategies. Mr. Hobart has over 27 years of software development experience and over 23 years of GUI, Web …

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Sander Hoogendoorn

He is a dad, an independent consultant, software craftsman, architect, programmer, coach, speaker, trainer, and writer. He is seasoned in Agile, Scrum, Kanban, continuous delivery, (no) software estimation, agile requirements, design patterns, domain driven design, UML, software architecture, microservices, and writing beautiful code. Sander changes organizations and teams and coaches them to optimize their processes, …

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Russell Jurney

He is principal consultant at Data Syndrome, a product analytics consultancy dedicated to advancing the adoption of the development methodology Agile Data Science, as outlined in the book Agile Data Science 2.0. He has worked as a Data Scientist building data products for over a decade, starting in interactive web visualization and then segwaying towards …

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Rick van der Lans

Rick van der Lans is a highly-respected independent analyst, consultant, author, and internationally acclaimed lecturer specializing in data architectures, data warehousing, business intelligence, big data, and database technology. In 2018 he was selected the sixth most influential BI analyst worldwide by onalytica.com. He has presented countless seminars, webinars, and keynotes at industry-leading conferences. For many …

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Mike Rosen

He is Chief Scientist at Wilton Consulting Group which provides expert consulting in Digital Transformation Strategy, Business Architecture, Enterprise Architecture, and Enterprise Solutions. Mr. Rosen is also a founding member and Vice President of the Business Architects Guild. Prior to returning to consulting, Mr. Rosen was Global Research VP for IDC, providing research to IT …

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Mike Ferguson

Mike Ferguson is Managing Director of Intelligent Business Strategies Limited.  As an analyst and consultant he specialises in Business Intelligence and Enterprise Business Integration.  With over 34 years of IT experience, he has consulted for dozens of companies on Business Intelligence Strategy, technology selection, enterprise architecture, and data management. He has spoken at events all …

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Jesse Anderson

With 30 years of experience delivering value through data strategy, architectures, and analytics John has a unique perspective that comes from key roles as a practitioner, consultant, and vendor CTO in the data analytics industry. As a recognized thought leader, he has been publishing articles, teaching, and presenting at conferences in North America and Europe …

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Christopher Bradley

He has spent 39 years in the forefront of the Information Management field, working for International organisations in Information Management Strategy, Data Governance, Data Quality, Information Assurance, Master Data Management, Metadata Management, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence. Chris is an Information Strategist & a recognised thought leader. He advises clients including, Alinma Bank, American Express, …

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