Event – Chicago, IL | 11-13 Jul 2018

The MDM & Data Governance Summit series is the most widely attended IT event focused on modern data management business and IT issues. Over 2.5 days, learn the necessary strategic insight and tactical best practices while networking with like-minded individuals. With a mixture of leading industry analyst trend perspectives, a wide and large array of use cases, market-leading issue-specific sessions and best practice panel discussions, more digital transformation programs get their direction from the MDM & Data Governance Summit than anywhere else.

Semarchy is excited to be returning to this event as a Platinum Sponsor, as MDM DG moves to the Midwest! The event covers all levels of MDM and DG implementation and we will be focusing on how as the Intelligent Data Hub™ company, our agile xDM platform leverages smart algorithms and material design to simplify all your data needs.

AAIS Keynote – Overview and Slides

AAIS MDM Client Logo Data ManagementThe Data Lake is the to-be model for modern data management. But left unchecked, governance, quality and reference data can get out of control. AAIS employed the xDM Intelligent Data Hub from Semarchy to curate and pair information from the data lake with product information empowering business users to own and govern the mastering process.

The American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS) serves the P&C insurance industry as the only national not-for-profit advisory organization wholly owned by its member companies. AAIS delivers tailored advisory solutions including top-shelf policy forms, rating information and data management capabilities.

This modern data management platform has allowed AAIS to reduce affiliate implementation times by over 85%, due to flexible data hub structures leveraging APIs and customizable data integration formats. Overcoming obstacles with a cloud-based Hadoop-centric Data Lake in a highly regulated environment.

Attendees learned:

  • How to effectively marry MDM, RDM, and Governance from a Data Hub with a scalable enterprise Data Lake
  • How to overcome challenges from home-grown and legacy systems that need to be maintained alongside and integrated with new platforms
  • How to refine the process of communicating data intelligence across the organization with a highly-configurable interface that supports demanding business users

If you missed the presentation, click on the button below to view the recap and download the slides:

Presentation Recap

About the Speakers

Joe Wilhelmy
Director of Data Engineering, The American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS)

Joe Wilhelmy is the Director of Data Engineering for the American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS). With over a dozen years of experience in Engineering, Information Management and Analytics across a variety of industries, Joe leads AAIS’s strategic initiatives for modernizing and innovating insurance product development and data services. He has built and delivered a Data Lake, built upon the Hadoop framework, that delivers structure and density agnostic data integrations and models which are used to develop P & C insurance products, actuarial analyses and Regulatory reporting artifacts.

Michael Hiskey
Data Columnist, Author & CMO Semarchy

Michael has been working with industry analysts, developers, service, sales and support professionals in the data & analytics industry since 1999. Over that time, he has led teams at organizations from IBM and MicroStrategy to Kognitio and Trifacta.  As the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at Semarchy, the Intelligent Data Hub company, he spends time with clients, partners and industry experts to build their vision for smart, AI-enabled software, governance and data stewardship. An accomplished writer, speaker, and blogger, he enjoys reinventing how technology can help improve business outcomes.

Join us for Dinner

We’re also pleased to host a private dinner reception with Conference Chair Aaron Zornes on Thursday Evening – click here or use the button below to reserve a spot. It’s not necessary to attend the conference in order to join us for dinner!