What's new at IRMAC

Data Jobs

Data Jobs from Rosscam/Universal. IRMAC offers the opportunity to post data jobs directly to our community of data professionals.

Dynamic Data Models using Hadoop and Spark

See how dynamic data models can facilitate self-serve Business Intelligence. Amila Kottege from the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan explains how. Wednesday, May 18, 4:30 p.m. The Albany Club, 91 King Street East (near King/Yonge subway), Toronto.

Annual General Meeting

The meeting on Wednesday May 18 will serve as our Annual General Meeting. Elections will be held for positions on the Board for the forthcoming year. Please contact our President or any other Board member if you are interested in assisting IRMAC for the year 2016-2017.

Sponsorship Opportunities for the Annual Lunch

Sponsorship opportunities are available for our annual lunch to be held on Wednesday, June 8. This event will feature Victor Potapov, Director of Big Data Innovation at Rogers Communications speaking on Big Data and a new Architecture - Associative Information Systems.

Book your diary for June 8 - the Annual Lunch

The IRMAC Annual Lunch will take place on June 8. Note that we have moved the date forward one week. Our speaker will be Victor Potapov, Director of Big Data Innovation at Rogers Communications.

We Have a New Home Page

We have a new home page that includes a photo from our successful Open House in December. Also each web page now includes the DAMA International logo to show our affiliation as DAMA Toronto.

Operational Risk Management: A Case Study in Data Integration

Dan Roberts's presentation is available online.

Data journalism ethics and pitfalls

David Weisz's presentation is available on the web site.

Adventures in Agile Business Intelligence

Mario Di Giovanni's adventures delivering BI/DW projects are posted online.

IRMAC Letter to Universities

IRMAC has published an open letter to universities to offer advice on improving data education to address industry needs in a world of Big Data.

Membership Discounts

IRMAC Members are entitled to discounts through membership of the Association. Also, as a DAMA affiliate, IRMAC is eligible to substantial DAMA discounts,

IRMAC LinkedIn Group

An IRMAC LinkedIn Group is available. Click here to apply to join the group. Group membership is subject to approval.

Certified Data Management Professional

We have published an Honour Roll of IRMAC members that have achieved the Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) designation. The CDMP certification is the only non-proprietary DAMA backed certification. With the increasing popularity and acceptance of the DMBOK (the Data Management Book), CDMP is now more recognized among industry professionals than ever before. Please contact our Education Director for details.