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November 2010
Business Intelligence Brief

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The Expanding Value of Data Modeling

I hope you'll join me for my latest webinar:

Date: November 17, 2010

Time: 12:00 PM EST / 9:00 AM PST

From integration to quality, business insight to enterprise agility, the value of data modeling extends throughout the enterprise. Modeling data not only improves the performance of operational and analytical systems, it provides a window into the nature of a business. Increasingly, organizations are discovering that by analyzing their data models, they can identify new relationships in their information architectures, which can result in new opportunities.

Register for this Espresso Shot Webcast to learn how today's data modelers are driving new value back into the business. Attendees will learn:

  • How to leverage data modeling for better integration
  • Why data modeling can improve business intelligence
  • What to look for in a good data modeler
    How to dovetail business initiatives with data modeling
  • When to encourage a fresh look at data models

Register today.

Rick Sherman

Rick Sherman, Athena IT Solutions


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About Athena IT Solutions

Athena IT Solutions is a Boston-based consulting firm that provides data warehouse and business intelligence consulting, training and vendor services. Rick Sherman has over 20 years of business intelligence and data warehousing experience, having worked on more than 50 implementations as a director/practice leader at Pricewaterhouse Coopers and while managing his own firm. Rick is a published author of over 50 articles, an industry speaker, a DM Review World Class Solution Awards judge, a data management expert at, and has been quoted in CFO and Business Week. Sherman can be found blogging on performance management, data warehouse and business intelligence topics at The Data Doghouse. He holds an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. You can reach him at or (617) 835-0546.

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