Testimonials

 What Attendees Say


"Very well organised, high quality presentations and good speakers". ~Alan Kimberley, Principle EA, Orange PLC (Bristol, UK)

"An enjoyable and informative event providing excellent networking opportunities and valuable insights into the trends and technologies in the MDM and Data Governance markets". ~Dave Bennett, Analyst, Wm Morrisons Supermarkets Plc (Bradford, UK)

"It was a very good opportunity to get/share information about the topics MDM, CDI and Data Governance. It was worthwhile attending the conference!" ~Roland Christen, Application Architect, Credit Suisse (London, UK)

"Very good and practical approach, real life cases and presentations". ~Maija Hamalainen-Nikula, Senior Manager, Nokia Ltd (Espoo, Finland)

"It was good to hear a few key themes coming out from many of the speakers. These re-inforced that I am focussing on the correct areas within my organisation and offered insight and experience into approaches I should follow". ~Rhona MacLennan, Chief Data & Services Architect, Scottish Widows (Edinburgh, UK)

“I felt the CDI-MDM summit put the right information on the table & the right interaction to enable a good dialogue on topic that is critical to any firms success.”  ~Manish Patel, Managing Director, Charles Schwab (San Francisco, CA)

“Invaluable information on the present & future of CDI & MDM for those who are thinking about it, doing it or have done it & are staying in tune!” ~Tom Carlock, VP Enterprise Information Integration, The CIT Group (New York, New York)

“The CDI / MDM conference in SF last month was a tremendous event - it was by far the best conference (in terms of content & networking opportunities) that I've attended thus far.” ~Mike Welch, Senior IT Consultant - Sales & Marketing Solutions, Dun & Bradstreet (Short Hills, New Jersey)

"The CDI-MDM Summit provided focused expert discussions & exhibits around customer & master data management..... exactly as advertised "  ~Andy Dilkes, Managing Partner, Reference Data Factory LLC (metro NYC)

“The MDM space is rapidly evolving.  The participants at this conference are the people making things happen & driving the change.  They have strong practical experience in enterprise architecture & the problems of data management.” ~Barry Kastner, Director Cummins (Columbus, Indiana)

"Really great conference. Learnt so much and it’s good to get some straight talking". ~Ron Nicholls, Data Quality Consultant, BT

"It was a very good opportunity to get/share information about the topics MDM, CDI and Data Governance. It was worthwhile attending the conference!" ~Roland Christen, Application Architect, Credit Suisse

"Content and delivery of speeches kept me interested for the whole duration of the summit". ~Michael Patino, Information Analyst, Marks & Spencer Money

"I believe that this conference is quite a success, especially bearing in mind that the field is still quite ‘young’ and hence one of the major success factors is that it caters to the novice and ‘veteran’ alike. I plan to come back for coming summits". ~Maged Danial, Manager, CRM Solutions, Mobinil Egypt (Cairo, Egypt)

["Very useful and enjoyable". ~Nicola Askham, Manager Data Governance, Lloyds TSB (London, UK)

"The breadth of material covered, quality of the speakers and delegate experience make this a ‘big bang for the buck". ~Alliance & Leicester

["It was good to hear a few key themes coming out from many of the speakers. These re-inforced that I am focussing on the correct areas within my organisation and offered insight and experience into approaches I should follow". ~Rhona MacLennan, Chief Data and Services Architect, Scottish Widows (Edinburgh, UK)

"Thanks! A very useful and interesting primer into MDM & CDI". ~Nigel Megitt, Senior Technical Architect, BBC (London, UK)

“Excellent networking opportunity.  There is no better place to meet with large numbers of people grappling with customer data issues.”  ~Christine McClary, Data Manager, National Instruments (Austin, Texas)

“The CDI-MDM Summit is the only place that suppliers & customers can get together & cultivate the knowledge and understanding of the area & genuinely innovate.”  ~An-Chan Phung, Chief Technology Officer, VisionWare plc (Glasgow, Scotland)

“Thorough overview of the emerging market.” ~Steve Perelli-Minetti, Information Architect, Silicon Valley Bank Financial Group (San Jose, California)

"Just getting [into] the CDI space - What a way to get up to speed quickly & have access to other businesses in similar & more advanced positions as well as all the vendors in one place." ~Aidan Holton, General Manager IT & Finance, Irish Life & Permanent (Dublin, Ireland)

"Having been to all the Data Quality conferences, I can say with confidence that CDI-MDM is the best. CDI-MDM has more insightful talks, the most knowledgeable and influential people from vendors and customers, and the most exciting panel discussions." Arthur P. Goldberg, CEO, ChoiceMaker Technologies (New York City, NY)

From a marketing perspective, you can't find a better conference on CDI-MDM. Our customers tell us it’s their choice for authoritative and timely content."  ~Jim Jarvie, Marketing & Communications, Identity Systems - A NOKIA Company (metro New York City, US)

“The CDI-MDM Summit is the ideal place to provide the most comprehensive insight into Master Data Management processes and technology.  Along with collecting info it extends the ability to network with firms who have either completed or are in the midst of MDM initiatives, understanding the inherent value and meet supporting vendors.” ~Paul Kochanski, Sr. Director of Business Development, Initiate Systems (Boston MA)

"CDI-MDM is one of the highest return opportunities in IT today.  But it spans an amazingly wide range of data integration challenges from hubs to quality to SOA.  The SF CDI-MDM conference provided insight and direction for addressing these issues as well a community where key players from both the vendor and user sides could share experiences.  If you want to maximize return on your CDI MDM investments, then attending this conference is a must do." ~Robert Eve, VP of Marketing, Composite Software Inc. (Silicon Valley, US)

“The Summit is a great environment for CDI-MDM solution seekers to network with not only others who have the same questions, but with System Integrators and Solution Developers who have the answers.” ~Richard De Ridder,Director, Enterprise & CDI, |  Skura Corporation (Toronto, Canada)