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I’ve been a volunteer member of the Education Committee of the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) for several years now, serving as the “track manager” for Master Data Management (MDM).

Part of the Education Committee’s responsibility is to help plan the annual user conference, and the track managers (working closely with the Special Interest Group coordinators within their tracks) help develop the content for the conference.  The Call for Papers ended Oct. 1, 2010, and this year, we had a lot of good submissions. Working with Mani Kumar Manda from Rhapsody Technologies, who is the SIG Coordinator for the OAUG’s Customer Data Management SIG, we went through the “Room Build” process and submitted our final roster of speakers on Nov. 18th.

And now the COLLABORATE 11 conference is coming up fast (April 10-14, Orlando, FL)! The MDM Track this year promises to be an absolute stunner.  We’ll be covering both Customer MDM and Product MDM, as well as topics like Data Governance, Best Practices, Oracle Product Hub, Oracle Site Hub, Oracle Data Quality Management and Party Merge, Oracle Data Relationship Management, Credit Management, and many more.

There are a total of 28 different MDM-related sessions. For your convenience, I put together a handy downloadable guide to the Master Data Management Track at OAUG COLLABORATE 11.

My session, substantially updated from last year, will be on Wednesday, April 13th at 10:30-11:30 am, in Room W304H. The session ID is 7870 and the topic will be “Best Practices and Advanced Topics in Master Data Management and Data Governance”.

There will be four sessions by Oracle executives:

  • David Butler, MDM Marketing at Oracle, on Monday at 10:30-11:30 am, will cover “The Strategic Nature of Master Data Management (MDM)”
  • Later on Monday, at 1:15pm–2:15pm, Tarun Dhawan from Oracle will discuss “Synchronizing Master Data Across Applications a Challenge: NOT ANY MORE!”
  • On Tuesday, Edgar Arroyo, Sangeetha Mani and James Phipps from Oracle will cover “Supporting Oracle Product Hub – Master Data Management”
  • On Wednesday, at 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Manoj Tahiliani from Oracle will present the always-popular “Oracle MDM Strategy and Roadmap”

Please register for COLLABORATE 11 if you haven’t already. This conference is always one of the best each year that I attend, and in addition to seeing so many people that it feels like a class reunion, I always manage to learn so much that I feel like I attended a five-day long graduate school.

If you are planning to attend, please let me know via our Contact Us page, so we can make plans to get together.

Here are some of the other highlights:

MDM Track Sessions – Sunday, April 10
11:15 am – 12:15 pm Session 8651: Product Lifecycle Management Use Case for Pharmaceutical Industry

Anthony Bartolomeo, PLDevelopments
David Bartlett, CPG Solutions Inc.

Room W304H
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Session 7736: What’s in Store: An Oracle Site Hub Use Case for the Retail Industry

Anupama Wankhade, Infosys Technologies Limited
Deepak Wankhade, Infosys Technologies Limited

Room W304H
2:45pm – 3:45pm Session 7919: Managing Global Customer Data Using Oracle Data Quality Management and Party Merge – One Year Later

Mike Foxcroft, Ritchie Bros Auctioneers
Nick Soh, Ritchie Bros Auctioneers

Room W304H
MDM Track Sessions – Monday, April 11
9:15 am – 10:15 am Session 4967: MDM Case Study: Making Information Management the Foundation of the Future

William McKnight, McKnight Consulting Group

Room W304H
10:30am – 11:30am IOUG Session 800: The Strategic Nature of Master Data Management (MDM)

David Butler, Oracle

11:45am – 12:15pm IOUG Session 801: Data Governance – A Key Component of Enterprise Data Management

Brett Larrabee, Jawahar Malladi and Prasad Adapa, Booz Allen Hamilton

1:15pm – 2:15pm Session 8048: Centralize Customer Management with Credit Management, Customer Data Hub & Business Intelligence

Glynn Malagarie and James Jackson, Hitachi Consulting

Room W304H
2:30pm – 3:30pm Session 8103: Critical Success Factors for an MDM Initiative

Mahender Bist, Rapidflow Apps Inc.
Robert Kilby, Cypress Semiconductor

Room W304H
3:45pm – 4:45pm Session 8037: Oracle Master Data Management (MDM) Q&A Panel

Panelists: Dan Power, Hub Solution Designs; Mani Kumar Manda, Rhapsody Technologies, special guests

Room W304H
MDM Track Sessions – Tuesday, April 12
8:00 am – 9:00 am Session 7695: MDM and Data Governance – Tips, Tricks & Traps

Ravikanth Prabhu, Broadridge Financial Solutions

Room W304H
9:15 am – 10:15 am Session 8014: Supporting Oracle Product Hub – Master Data Management

Edgar Arroyo, Sangeetha Mani and James Phipps, Oracle Corp

Room W304H
10:30 am – 11:30 am Session 8751: Master Data Management (MDM) Best Practices and Implementation Approaches

Mani Kumar Manda, Rhapsody Technologies

Room W304H
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Session 8120: Using Oracle Data Relationship Manager to Drive Organizational Consistency and Control

Mike Cochran, Rolta TUSC

Room W304H
MDM Track Sessions – Wednesday, April 13
8:00 am – 9:00 am Session 7771: Practical Business Examples of Validation / Data Integrity for UDA Groups in the Oracle PIM Data Hub

Bob Barnett, McKinley-Alexandra LLC

Room W304H
9:15 am – 10:15 am Session 8242: CRM Imagine To Reality – Business Perspective

Todd Dearborn, Broadridge Financial Solutions

Room W304H
10:30 am – 11:30 am Session 7870: Best Practices and Advanced Topics in Master Data Management and Data Governance

Dan Power, Hub Solution Designs, Inc.

Room W304H
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Session 7760: Oracle MDM Strategy and Roadmap

Manoj Tahiliani, Oracle

Room W304H
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Session 8828: Customer Data Management SIG Meeting (Coordinator: Mani Kumar Manda, Rhapsody Technologies) Room W304H
MDM Track Sessions – Thursday, April 14
8:30 am – 9:30 am Session 7765: Complete Product Master Data Management Solution by integrating Oracle PIM and Hyperion DRM

Saumitra Chattopadhyay, Deloitte Consulting

Room W304H
9:45 am – 10:45 am Session 8553: Deploying … and Leveraging Master Data Management (MDM) In A Healthcare Provider Environment

Peter Perera and Wendy Perera, The Perera Group

Room W304H
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Session 7852: Extensible Attributes – Trading Community Architecture (TCA) & Case Mgmt – Benefits & Limitations

Randy Wypiszynski, NaviSite, Inc.

Room W304H
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Session 8076: On The Road to Master Data Management: Standardization and Harmonization

Martin Ullman and Raymond Ray, Chain-Sys Corporation

Room W304H

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