DAMA Phoenix Chapter 


Thursday March 8, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM MST

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DAMA Phoenix Chapter Event - "Data in the Cloud"

3/8/2012 - Jim Bean 


DAMA – Phoenix Chapter

(Coffee & bagels at 8 - presentation from 8:30 to noon.  Free to members, and guests may attend 1 DAMA Phoenix event for free.  Questions:  

James Bean is IBM SOA Certified, TOGAF 8 Certified, and is in the process of gaining Cloud Certification. James has authored five books and over 100 magazine articles on the topics of: data modeling, database design, XML, Web Services, and Global Standards. He is a sought after subject matter expert for Web Services, EAI/EII, SOA, and all things data and metadata. James is a US technology patent holder and he is also a frequently requested speaker for international, national, and regional conferences and professional groups.


•Can you believe the cloud marketing hype and is it true?
•Can your enterprise deliver a cloud solution faster and at a far lower cost than a more traditional solution ? 
•What are the risks?
•Are there hidden costs ?


This session will help to define the cloud, and to provide a real-world perspective of cloud based software solutions. 

You will learn about and understand:

•Cloud Definitions
•How to evaluate the risks, complexities and rewards for a “Software as a Service” solution
•The steps you need to take in order to enable data integration with the cloud solution
•How can you prepare – if it goes bad ?

This session will close with an interactive, audience participation session. Audience members will be encouraged to share their cloud experiences, their concerns and their approach to success.