Quotes from Past Delegates

  • "The ultimate melting pot of ideas and best practices in Data Management."
    Andy Moore, Process Specialist, Information, Rolls-Royce
  • "Superb conference. Will go back filled with great ideas. Where to start though?!"
    Michael Sheahan, BI Manager, IKEA Service BV
  • "The event is really great and it’s a big pleasure to have such a concentration of professionals in one place."
    Natallia Khatseyeva, Consultant and Commercial Assistant, GDE France
  • "As a business user (with an IT part to my previous career) I wondered what the split would be between business and IT discussion. I was pleased that the conference was pitched at a level that suited both."
    Chris Hall, Content Quality/Governance Manager, RS Components
  • "Glad I attended – good informative presentations and a chance to network."
    Nigel Ball, Senior Manager, Data Governance, Lloyds Banking Group
  • "Excellent organisation as I’ve come to expect from IRM UK."
    Jon Evans, Information Strategist, Equillian
  • "Well organised, very good for networking!"
    Iris Bruining, Data Architect, Academic Medical Centre
  • "Very well organised, good speakers and good opportunities for networking."
    Alex Pilcher, Implementation Consultant, SAS
  • "A thoroughly recommended event that will increase your knowledge, expand your network and give a wealth of resource."
    Anwar Mirza, Financial Systems & Data Governance Director, TNT
  • "Really important to combine MDM & Data Governance - gives a good mixture of content and attendees. More of the same next year please."
    Colin Wood, Enterprise Information Architect, GSK
  • "2 days well spent. Great mixture of presentations. Impressed by speakers and breadth of coverage."
    Lee Bailey, Senior Manager. BAe Systems Detica
  • "Great meeting other people on the MDM & DQ journey, and that they are having the same problems. Most useful thing is hearing how people have overcome these."
    Paul Williams, Data Manager, United Utitlities
  • "High quality event with top speakers and topics. A perfect mix between MDM and Data Governance Status and trends."
    Galand Vincent, Senior Business Analyst, ING Belgium
  • "Came here to get independent views and got them in droves! Very well organised. Top Speakers."
    Boaz Muyutu, Data Architect, Telkom SA
  • "Very good information and fantastic exhibition."
    Biswarth Parida, Solution Architect (MDM), Boots UK
  • "Best conference I have attended so far."
    Emeric Nectoux, Enterprise Architect, Volvo
  • "Very good crash-course into MDM & DG. Day 1 (Aaron's bootcamp) is a USP. Thanks for organizing!"
    Rolf Emmens, Manager MDM, Getronics
  • "Very well organised, high quality presentations and good speakers."
    Alan Kimberley, Principle EA, Orange PLC
  • "Thank you so much for organising such a comprehensive event and creating an environment for all of us around to meet each other."
    Serdal Metin, Technology Director, Komtas
  • "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, Morrisons
  • "Very good and practical approach, real life cases and presentations."
    Maija Hamalainen-Nikula, Senior Manager, Nokia Ltd
  • "Successful event, good speakers and good venue."
    Altug Seven, Manager, Turkcell
  • "Overall conference was well organised with all facilities in place, conference hosts made us feel welcomed and valued."
    Nigel Turner, Head of Customer Management Practice, BT
  • "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
  • "Very useful and enjoyable."
    Nicola Askham, Manager Data Governance, Lloyds TSB
  • "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
  • "Thanks! A very useful and interesting primer into MDM & CDI."
    Nigel Megitt, Senior Technical Architect, BBC
  • "The CDI-MDM Summit is the very best networking opportunity I know of for meeting folks at other companies who are dealing with Customer Data Management challenges."
    Christine McClary, Data Manager, National Instruments
  • "Just getting [into] the CDI space - What a way to get up to speed quickly and have access to other businesses in similiar& more advanced positions as well as all the vendors in one place."
    Aidan Holton, General Manager, Irish Life & Permanent
  • "The CDI-MDM Summit provided focused expert discussions and exhibits around customer and master data management..... exactly as advertised "
    Andy Dilkes, Managing Partner, Reference Data Factory LLC
  • "The MDM space is rapidly evolving. The participants at this conference are the people making things happen and driving the change. They have strong practical experience in enterprise architecture and the problems of data management."
    Barry Kastner, Director Business Intelligence, Cummins Inc.
  • "The MDM conference is a great way to get Pharma IT and Business groups up to speed with this incoming wave of technology & solutions."
    Richard De Ridder, Director, Enterprise & Customer Data Integration, Skura Corporation
  • "Invaluable information on the present and future of CDI and MDM for those who are thinking about it, doing it or have done it and are staying in tune!"
    Tom Carlock, VP Enterprise Information Integration, The CIT Group
  • "The challenges of CDI and MDM are many. They require a diverse set of people, process, and technology solutions. This event is a great opportunity to see how both Enterprises and Technology providers are teaming to provide these solutions."
    Robert Eve, VP of Marketing, Composite Software
  • "An outstanding event that revives corporate data integration as a top priority for business."
    Sean Kelly, Principal Architect, Sean Kelly & Associates
  • "You guys did a great job organizing a really helpful event in a great venue! I hope I get to come back over some day and participate again!"
    Marty Moseley, Chief Architect, Integration Architecture Solutions, Intuit Inc.
  • "Very good event - very encouraging to see so many believing there is an opportunity to help Business (and make money) in delivering the long awaited promise of the 'information age."
    Andrew Brooks, Data Quality Manager, T-Mobile
  • "Very interesting event, now I know that I'm not alone on that world talking a different language (something in between business and technical)."
    Mr Ahmed El-Khazendar, Data Manager, Vodafone Egypt
  • "Very well organised and managed, good input from keynote speakers on industry direction, drivers and capabilities."
    Mr Jonathan Cant, Global Data & Information Manager, Masterfoods
  • "Stimulating mixture of people - good to have user stories as well as vendors."
    Mr Nigel Lewis, Data Architect, Yell
  • "Some very useful speakers and good opportunities to talk to other companies and the vendors - made some very useful contacts."
    Mr Steve Jones, Data Architect, Barclays Bank
  • "Really well run, really well organised, lots of good speakers and excellent case studies."
    Martin Campbell, Information Architect, National Australia Group
  • "Very useful event with a good range of topics and speakers."
    Nik Louch, Enterprise Data Architect, Cambridge University Press
  • "A great arena for me to find, hear and learn about the topic Business Data Governance. Convinced that it gave great return on investment. Looking forward to taking it in by looking at the CD and the IRM website. Thank you!"
    Helge Kruger, Norwegian Defence
  • "Great opportunity to pick up on the latest insights."
    Tim Franklin, Principal Business Consultant, IPL
  • "Very valuable event from the networking, product and content perspective."
    Partha Sarathi Sahoo, RasGas
  • "This is an excellent Conference with excellent, relevant speakers."
    Dagna Gaythorpe, Consultant
  • "Best DQ/DG/MDM/CDI event I have attended - both from quality and relevance of presentations and attendance from end user organisations who wanted to learn and network."
    Andrew Brooks, HP
  • "Overall a very useful Conference. Great speakers, lot's of practical information."
    Mark Simpson, Information Manager - Governance, World Vision
  • "I really enjoyed the case studies that combined the recommendations of the consultant with the implementation in practice at the end user site. Let's have more like this please!"
    Toni McDerment, Enterprise Data Architect, Reuters
  • "A very good, well run event - I particularly liked the fact that the sessions were 1 hour long which I felt was just right to keep everyone interested and energised!"
    Debra Ogden, Lead Data Modeller, Barclays Bank
  • "A well organised and valuable event which I hope will be the first of an annual series. This is an important topic and warrants this focus. I would also like to congratulate the conference organisers for what was a professionally planned and run event."
    Nigel Turner, Head of Customer Management Practice, BT Design
  • "Great fun and good networking opportunities, well organised. Easy access to critical information for anyone involved in DG."
    Helen Townsend, Enterprise Data Architect, Reuters