Sunil Soares Publishes New Book on the Convergence of Big Data, Data Governance and Business Process Management

HARRINGTON PARK, N.J., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sunil Soares announced the publication of his latest book IBM InfoSphere: A Platform for Big Data Governance and Process Data Governance (MC Press, 2013). The book discusses the convergence of big data, data governance and business process management in multiple industries including healthcare, retail, and oil and gas.  The book is an accessible guide to organizations looking for best practices to introduce data governance over their big data programs in the context of mission critical business processes.

"Certain departments produce data that others consume. Moreover, each department has its own parochial interests that may not be in sync with the rest of the enterprise which results in an 'anti-agility' syndrome. Successful data governance programs must foster the alignment of interests of both data producers and consumers to treat information as an enterprise asset," said Aaron Zornes, Chief Research Officer, The MDM Institute and Conference Chairman for the global MDM & Data Governance Summit series.

IRM UK also announced that Sunil Soares will be keynoting at the MDM and Data Governance Summit in London in April 2013. The topic of his keynote will be Integrating Data Governance and Big Data with MDM Business Processes. "Business Process Management is a key enabler for MDM, big data and data governance. We are pleased to have Sunil keynote on this topic at our April conference," said Jeremy Hall, Managing Director of IRM UK. "Sunil has spoken at the event previously and has always been extremely well received by our attendees."

Sunil Soares is also scheduled to deliver a tutorial on Mapping Data Governance Policies to Business Processes:
Using Business Process Management to Align the Producers and Consumers of Data
at the Data Governance and Information Quality Conference in San Diego in June 2013. "We are very pleased to have Sunil present this tutorial and a case study on the convergence of data governance and business process management," said Davida Berger, President DebTech International. The Data Governance and Information Quality (DGIQ) Conference, June 17-20, 2013 is the world's largest event focusing entirely on data governance and data quality. 

Separately, Sunil Soares is also set to speak on Improving Data Quality by Aligning the Producers and Consumers of Data at TDWI St. Louis on March 8, 2013. Details can be found at

Finally, Sunil Soares will also be speaking on these topics at the DAMA Data Day in Phoenix on June 6, 2013. Details can be found at

IBM InfoSphere: A Platform for Big Data Governance and Process Data Governance is available at

Sunil Soares is the founder and managing partner of Information Asset, LLC and the author of four books on data governance. His second book, Selling Information Governance to the Business: Best Practices by Industry and Job Function, includes chapters on banking, insurance, healthcare, government, telecommunications, utilities, retail, travel and transportation, and manufacturing. His third book, Big Data Governance, reviews the importance of governance for different types of big data.

Information Asset, LLC is a consulting and training firm that is focused on data governance. For more information, please visit

IBM and InfoSphere are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation.

For more information, please contact Sunil Soares at or +1-201-693-2216.

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