What does Metadata really mean and how can Metadata Management help my business?

This session will clarify those unanswered questions. The steps you need to take to define the effects metadata has on maintaining a program will be clearly outlined. Starting with how to build a framework that team members can follow and properly express requirements for corresponding categorizations.

This framework is the result of several years of work within many different industries and reflects best practices with metadata.


Dr. Ron Klein plays a leading role in enabling organizations to leverage the value of information assets by providing governance, data quality and the facilities to determine what information are available, it’s meaning, where it is, how it got there and how to use the information asset. As Global Metadata Leader for KPMG he provides guidelines and standards for all participant firms, functions and markets. He consults, promotes and raises awareness regarding information sharing, reuse and information best practices. He is the 2007 Wilshire Metadata Best Practices Award Winner as lead Metadata practitioner at BMO Financial Group. Dr. Klein has been working with metadata since early Decision Support Systems and Data Warehouse projects. He is an excellent communicator and has taught data modelling and data management courses through Ryerson University and speaks regularly at international industry events, DAMA functions and Metadata Conferences. Ron was the 2011/2012 President at IRMAC-DAMA Toronto chapter and a MIT-Sloan School of Management fellow.



Dec 17 2014


8:30 am - 11:00 am


The Albany Club, 91 King Street East (near King/Yonge subway), Toronto, ON M5C 1G3.

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