The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) announces TDWI World Conference---Spring 2002

Event to Feature New Business Intelligence Strategies Program for Senior IT and Business Executives

WHAT:TDWI World Conference-Spring 2002
WHEN: May 12-17, 2002
WHERE: Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, San Diego, CA
HOW: For more information on the TDWI World Conference-Spring 2002, visit TDWI's Web site

SEATTLE, March 11, 2002---TDWI World Conference-Spring 2002, in San Diego, CA, brings together the leading visionaries, practitioners, and pioneers in the data warehousing and business intelligence market, to deliver a unique program of education, best practices, peer networking, and a hype- and hassle-free exhibit hall. This is the premier event in the industry and features the most comprehensive data warehousing and business intelligence education on the market today.

    • Monday, May 13, 2002: Data Warehouse Total Cost of Ownership and ROI: Plenty of Challenges by Kevin Strange, Vice President and Research Director, Gartner, Inc.
    • Thursday, May 16, 2002: Trends and Futures in Business Intelligence by Douglas Hackney, President, Enterprise Group, Ltd.


    The Business Intelligence Strategies program is designed to keep senior IT and business executives abreast of new and emerging business intelligence technologies, solutions, and issues. The two-day program brings together the industry's leading thinkers and implementers for an extended dialogue on the key issues facing IT, and business executives who are responsible for delivering strategic, enterprisewide business intelligence solutions.

    World-class Advisory Board includes:

    • PROGRAM CHAIR - Wayne Eckerson, Director of Education and Research, TDWI
    • Louis Barton, Executive Vice President, Frost National Bank
    • Howard Dresner, Vice President and Research Director, Gartner Group
    • Thomas Legere, Enterprise Architect, Enterprise Applications, Informatics, Pfizer Inc.
    • Bob Moran, Vice President and Managing Director, Data Knowledge and Decision Support, Aberdeen Group
    • Dr. Henry Morris, Vice President, Applications and Information Access Research, IDC
    • Philip Russom, President, First Intelligence
    • Colin White, President, DataBase Associates

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  • The most comprehensive education in the industry featuring five well developed pathways: Fundamentals“Boot Camp,” Leadership, Technology, Advanced, and Business Analytics.
  • More than 42 data warehousing and business intelligence solution providers will showcase their cutting-edge solutions in TDWI's exclusive educational exhibit format, on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 14-15.

For more information on the TDWI World Conference-Spring 2002, visit TDWI's Web site at:

The Data Warehousing Institute™ (TDWI), a division of 101communications, is the premier provider of in-depth, high quality education and training in the data warehousing and business intelligence industry. TDWI is dedicated to educating business and information technology professionals about the strategies, techniques, and tools required to successfully design, build, and maintain data warehouses. It also fosters the advancement of data warehousing research and contributes to knowledge transfer and professional development of its Members. TDWI sponsors and promotes a worldwide membership program, annual educational conferences, regional educational seminars, onsite courses, solution provider partnerships, awards programs for the best practices and leadership in data warehousing and innovative technologies, resourceful publications, an in-depth research program, and a comprehensive Web site.


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For more information or to register, contact:
Meighan Berberich
Marketing Manager
The Data Warehousing Institute
Phone: 206.246-5059 ext. 104

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