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14th Dec 2016
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Lloyd as Keynote Speaker at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney and the QT Hotel, Canberra 2016Lloyd Robinson is keynote speaking at the Powerhouse Museum on Thursday 26th February and QT Hotel, Canberra 5th March. He will explore the business case for implementing a Data Supply Chain. Organisations can achieve immediate improvements and a longer term lower cost and risk structure. Background In recent decades public and private organisations have extracted enormous efficiencies by simplifying and improving previously complex supply… (more details)
14th Dec 2016
DAMA International April 2016 - Lloyd RobinsonIn Enterprise Data Management we are confronted with major complexities: the integration of Data Warehouses, Big Data solutions, new channels, new stakeholders, and complexities in master data distribution, threaten to overwhelm effective planning and cost control. As a consequence we often see massive waste and increased risks: Major technology replacements are brought forward. For example, losing 2 years from an expected 10 year life of an… (more details)
14th Dec 2016
DAMA Canberra - Lloyd RobinsonOn his birthday, Lloyd took time out away from his party to talk about the Tar Pit. "Tonight’s DAMA topic takes its name for the book by Frederick Brooks Jr., who in 1975 wrote: Brooks opens his first essay with a comparison between the tar pits of prehistory and large-system programming: “In the minds’ eye one sees dinosaurs, mammoths, and saber-toothed tigers struggling against the grip of the tar. The fiercer the struggle, the more… (more details)
14th Dec 2016
ACS Conference 2015 - Lloyd RobinsonThere are many architects in the world, business architects, process architects, product architects, customer experience architects and technical architects (not including civil architects, naval architects and political architects).  These are all critical and important, but if an organisation wants to reduce its running costs and increase its flexibility, then the most important architecture to get right is the data architecture. It takes a… (more details)