Data Governance Winter Conference

Date: December 3-6, 2007
Venue: International Plaza Resort Spa, Orlando, FL, US

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Event Overview
The Data Governance Winter Conference focuses on how to get started with a data governance and stewardship program, and the issues involved in deploying and sustaining it.

Session: Data Governance and ITIL/CMDB implementation - what can one learn from the other?
Speaker: Adarsh Kumar, Senior Consultant,Infosys Technologies Ltd.
Time: 17:15-18:15 EST


Session Overview
Configuration Management Database (CMDB) has emerged as a powerful enabler of business-IT alignment, with far-reaching benefits in diverse areas. Envisioned as a repository of all IT components and their relationship information, CMDB presents several challenges in data management, including:

  • designing a uniform data model
  • deciding data depth and breadth
  • assigning accountability for data management
  • keeping data updated

Organizations that learn from Data Governance best practices do a better job in meeting these challenges.

This session uses real-life examples to demonstrate:

  • the relevance of data management best practices to CMDB implementations
  • the innovative approaches to data management used in successful CMDB implementations



Adarsh Kumar works on infrastructure management projects, ITIL-based process assessment and design for IT service management and managing transitions for outsourced managed services. He has led process design and implementation engagements covering ITIL processes and specializing in the areas of change, configuration and release management.

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