Webinar: Make the Switch to ER/Studio

Tuesday, 03 February 2015

06.00 PST San Francisco
14.00 GMT London
15.00 CET Frankfurt / Paris / Milan

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Are you considering a switch from ERwin and want to understand what’s involved in a cost effective migration to ER/Studio rather than upgrading to ERwin 9.5?
Do you want to see how ER/Studio really works and get your questions answered before you make a decision?

Are you responsible for your organisation’s information strategy? Do you want to use a Data Modelling tool that promotes strategic planning and programme coordination? Do you want to avoid data quality related issues that delay project delivery or require costly unplanned rework late in a project and be able to provide unlimited browser access to model diagrams and metadata?

Join us for a live workshop and demonstration with ER/Studio Product Manager, Ron Huizenga. He will provide insights on topics such as:

  • Clear views of both logical and physical models in the intuitive ER/Studio user interface
  • Flexible and user-friendly features including Attachments, Naming Standards, and Compare and Merge operations
  • Capabilities such as Universal Mappings that ERwin doesn’t offer
  • Unlimited business user browser access to model diagrams and metadata
  • Steps to prepare for a successful data model migration
  • How to use the MetaWizard bridges to successfully import ERwin models

Bring your questions or send them in advance to mark.barringer@embarcadero.com and get them answered during the presentation.

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Ron Huizenga is the Product Manager for ER/Studio at Embarcadero. Ron has over 30 years of experience as an IT executive and consultant in Enterprise Data Architecture, Governance, Business Process Reengineering and Improvement, Program/Project Management, Software Development and Business Management. His experience spans multiple industries including manufacturing, supply chain, pipelines, natural resources, retail, health care, insurance and transportation. Before joining Embarcadero’s Product Management team, Ron Huizenga worked as an independent consultant for 20 years. He used both ERwin and ER/Studio with a wide range of customers and concluded that ER/Studio had the right features and capabilities to address the complex enterprise data architecture needs of his clients. Based on his personal experience, Ron is well positioned to host a “Switch to ER/Studio” workshop.

BigData Support: DBArtisan & RapidSQL Technology Preview

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I was able to simply and easily register some of the BigData appliances I have installed, including, MapR, Hortonworks, Cloudera plus others.

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