A Comprehensive Roadmap for Enterprise Data Management

New product development and managing compliance are typically exclusive of one another in the financial services industry but intersect at Enterprise Data Management. Often these efforts are competing for mind share within the same resource pool. It can be confusing, but it need not be. Using a discovery based method to define and articulate the needs of an organization helps determine the initial conditions of dependency for success up front.

This presentation describes practical methods and techniques to develop a comprehensive roadmap for Enterprise Data Management that spans both offensive and defensive needs of an organization.


Mark Cowan is acting executive strategic advisor at RBC Dexia Investor Services focused on transformative efforts such as enterprise data management, integration and web. Typically, he is in organizations experiencing fundamental change through market shifts, mergers, acquisitions or new product development. He has developed and released hundreds of products while also being afforded the opportunity to step inside many global businesses – varying from financial institutions, manufacturing to the Vatican and the International Space Station. Mark has deep experience in complex system integration, user engagement platforms, business system design, ERP, distributed systems and application design. Leading product and technology management efforts at companies such as Adobe, REALM and SAP. Additionally, he is active in the standards community.



Jan 16 2008


8:30 am - 11:00 am


Insurance Institute of Canada, 18 King Street East, 16th Floor Toronto (Medium training room)

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