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IDQ Webinars: with Adrienne Tannenbaum


Metadata 2014 – What does it mean to be "Metadata Driven"?


With some forethought we might realize that most of our everyday tasks need accurate and accessible metadata.  This webinar will bring us up to date on what is new and not new with the way metadata impacts our world of information.




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Adrienne Tannenbaum is a recognized expert in the world of metadata – both business and technical.  She has written two books on the topic with the foresight to see that the world of metadata is no different than the world of information – there is simply too much of it, there will always be more, and it needs to be organized. Maybe volume implies controls. She has detailed many realistic and practical solutions.

Adrienne has an extensive multi-industry career.  She began as an information technology developer, continued into systems analysis, and design, and focused the remainder of her career on information management and integration.  Adrienne has experienced and resolved a wide range of information issues ranging from redundancy, inaccuracy, inconsistency,  and invisibility, to sheer explosion.  She founded, expanded, and sold Database Design Solutions, Inc,  a major Fortune 100 specialty consulting firm, and has been employed with major corporations including HP, United Health Group, and currently within the R&D area of Sanofi pharmaceuticals.  She has dedicated her career to the improvement of information within and outside of large organizations, public and private.

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About the Author

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Robin Rappaport is the Data Quality Team Leader responsible for delivery of the Data Quality Initiative for Research Databases at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Her work and that of her team contributed to the IRS being awarded a Computerworld Honor and a Government Computer News (GCN) Gala Award. She has over 25 years of experience as a Data Quality practitioner. Her undergraduate degree was in Economics with Computer Science. Her graduate work was in Operations Research with a concentration in Mathematical Modeling in Information Systems. She has worked in both private (6 years) and public sectors (since June 1990). Her positions include Computer Programmer, Systems Analyst, and Operations Research Analyst.

In addition to IQ International, the International Association for Information & Data Quality, she is a member of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS). She was Chairman, Individual Membership for the Washington, D.C. chapter from 1987- 1990. She was elected Secretary and served from 1990 - 1991.

Contact Robin by email at robin [dot] rappaport [AT] iaidq [dot] org

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