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UIS to host data warehousing workshop

April 16, 2007

Contact: Michele Gribbins, 217/206-8251, mgribbin@uis.edu

SPRINGFIELD – A half-day workshop on "Data Warehousing Applications in Private and Public Sector Organizations" will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, May 18, at the University of Illinois at Springfield. Workshop hosts are UIS' Department of Management Information Systems and the Midwest Association for Information Systems. The workshop is open to the public, however advance registration is required.

A data warehouse is a record of an enterprise's past transactional and operational information, stored in a database designed to allow efficient analysis and reporting.

Workshop facilitator will be Ronald S. Swift, internationally known strategist, consultant, and author. Swift will discuss how companies can decrease costs, increase effectiveness, improve cross-organizational resource management, and provide active analytical decision-making information to all levels of management and customer contact personnel through data warehousing. 

Currently vice president at Cross Industry Solutions marketing at Teradata, a division of NCR Corporation, Swift was previously senior partner in an international consulting firm and had a 22-year career at IBM. His professional experience spans many industries, including banking, financial services, brokerage, insurance, retail, communications, transportation, and government. His publications include the book Accelerating Customer Relationships.

The $95 registration fee includes a number of handout materials; forms can be downloaded at http://mis.uis.edu/workshop.pdf. The deadline to register is May 11.

For additional information or to register by phone, call 217/206-6073.



The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 42 degree programs: 21 bachelorís, 20 masterís, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.

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