March 2018  

President's Report


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Hello DAMA NY members. Happy Spring. Maybe the temp will get higher than 55 soon. Where are the Tulips……………..  Well we had a great March meeting where over 52 participants showed up to listen to Dan Linstedt & Robert Scott speak about Data Vault. It was a big hit. Thank you both for presenting the important topic.

April 26th we have another great topic;   Introduction to Block Chain presented by Joe Caserta, Caserta. It looks like another great meeting with 65 people already registered. The meeting is being sponsored by AIG and will be at 175 Water St, NYC. We hope to see you there.


Please plan on registered for DAMA Day which is June 26, also sponsored by AIG and will be at 175 Water Street, NYC. Members should register early for the early bird price of $99. We have seven speakers in total. Our headlines are Sunil Soares from Information Asset and Ellen Nadeau, NIST (Federal Agency on standards). The theme is GDPR a timely topic so please plan on attending. We are currently looking for speakers for our Fall program so keep reading the newsletter. Okay I hope to see you all next month on April 26th and then June 21st.



Denis Kosar, President DAMA NY

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Upcoming Events

April 26, 2018

Introduction to BlockChain  -  Joe Caserta
April 26, 2018
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
American International Group
175 Water Street 18th floor Combo Room B C D
New York, NY

$0.00 member ticket

$20.00 guest ticket

Introduction to BlockChain

Joe Caserta

Joe Caserta


This session introduces Blockchain, dives into its technical inner-workings, and shares an actual implementation of a blockchain application that evolved the NYC utility grid to achieve a sustainable, secure, and cost-effective energy system based on Peer-to-Peer Energy Transactions & Distributed Energy Resource Controls.

Joe Caserta is an internationally recognized public speaker, entrepreneur, technologist, and founding President of Caserta. Joe co-authored The Data Warehouse ETL Toolkit, an industry bestselling book that has become the standard for preparing data for analytics. Joe is recognized as an authority on enterprise data analytics and continues to innovate and expand his role in the industry. Joe’s consulting firm, Caserta, remains at the forefront of the data analytics revolution, devising the most unique and advanced analytics environments in use today. 

Joe is a regular and very highly reviewed speaker at DAMA NYC.  He brings insight and real-world experience with some of the most exciting and innovative emerging data management technologies.

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DAMA Day - Thursday June 21, 2018 - Agenda

Time Event

08:30 - 9:00

Registration and Continental Breakfast


Welcome and DAMA Business Announcements

Denis Kosar, President of DAMA NYC


A very brief introduction to the GDPR

April Reeve, VP Programs DAMA NYC


Data Governance implications for the EU GDPR

Sunil Soares, Information Assets


Sponsor Exhibit Time


What are companies doing about GDPR? Is your company ready?

Jeff Goins, Adaptive


AnalytiX DS

12:40 - 13:25

Buffet Lunch (Sponsor Exhibit Time)


Managing privacy risk with NIST guidance

Ellen Nadeau, NIST


Why data breach is a significant part of the GDPR

Kim Brushaber, Idera

15:10 -15:25

Afternoon Refreshment Break


Leveraging Business Process, Enterprise Architecture, and Data Modeling

for a better GDPR outcome.

Greg LaMonica, Erwin



Arka Mukherjee, GlobalIDs


Closing Remarks

Denis Kosar, President of DAMA NYC


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