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For more than 20 years, Arkady Maydanchik has been a recognized leader and innovator in the fields of data quality and information integration. As a practitioner, author and educator he has been involved in some of the most challenging projects industry has seen. These projects were often the result of major corporate mergers and the need to consolidate and integrate databases of enormous variety and complexity. Arkady’s client list includes such household names as Dun & Bradstreet, Hewitt Associates, Kimberly Clark, Raytheon, Sprint, Verizon, and Xerox.

Since the early childhood, Arkady’s special talent was the ability to find patterns in numbers. Mathematician by education, Arkady started his career in academic research in the area of pattern recognition.

By the age of 20, he co-authored three books and numerous articles in the field. He also used his unique set of skills to build mathematical models in a variety of applications, from medical research to finance to construction of earthquake-resistant buildings.

In 1990 Arkady emigrated from Russia to the United States. While working on his first consulting project – building a mathematical model of currency circulation – Arkady realized the significance of data quality. After completing the project, he continued developing a comprehensive data quality management solution, including data profiling, data quality assessment, data cleansing, as well as ensuring data quality in data migration, consolidation, and integration.

In 1997, Arkady founded Arkidata Corporation, which was among the first companies dedicated solely to data quality management. Over the years, Arkidata and its later successor, Loreto Services and technologies, used Arkady’s methodology and breakthrough ARKISTRA technology to provide data quality services to numerous organizations.

Since 2004, Arkady dedicated his efforts to education and creation of a mature data quality profession. He is a frequent speaker at various conferences and seminars, author of best-selling Data Quality Assessment book, contributor to many journals and on-line publications, and a co-founder of eLearningCurve.

In his free time, Arkady teaches an after-school math program for elementary and middle school children and works on a variety of other initiatives in the area of children’s education.

Arkady can be reached at arkadym@dataqualitygroup.com

 
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Fundamentals of Data Modeling and Metadata Management - online training course
Fundamentals of Data Modeling and Metadata Management
Our Price: $295.00

This 3-hour course provides foundation knowledge about the most commonly used data modeling techniques: entity-relationship modeling and dimensional modeling. A similar foundation is built for metadata management with attention to common metadata purposes and metadata discovery methods.

Instructors: David Wells and Arkady Maydanchik

Ensuring Data Quality in Data Integration - cnline training course
Ensuring Data Quality in Data Integration
Our Price: $525.00

Data errors multiply and spread like viruses through data consolidation processes and ongoing data interfaces. This 5-hour course discusses various practices that can be put in place to maintain high data quality through data integration.

Instructor: Arkady Maydanchik

Data Quality Assessment - online training course
Data Quality Assessment
Our Price: $575.00

This 6-hour course gives comprehensive treatment to the process and practical challenges of data quality assessment. It starts with systematic treatment of various data quality rules and proceeds to the results analysis and building aggregated data quality scorecard.

Instructor: Arkady Maydanchik

Data Profiling - online training course
Data Profiling
Our Price: $515.00

Data profiling is the process of analyzing actual data and understanding its true structure and meaning. It is one of the most common and important activities in information management. This 5-hour course teaches all practical skills necessary to succeed in a data profiling initiative.

Instructor: Arkady Maydanchik

Data Quality for Data Stewards - online training course
Data Quality for Data Stewards
Our Price: $475.00

The objective of this 4.5-hour course is to provide an overview of the field of data quality with the goal of building strong fundamental knowledge for Data Stewards. It covers topics ranging from data quality definitions and dimensions to key data quality management practices and methodologies as well as core data quality processes and projects.

Instructors: David Wells and Arkady Maydanchik

Metadata Management for Data Stewards - online training course
Metadata Management for Data Stewards
Our Price: $410.00

The objective of this 4-hour course is to provide an overview of the fields of data modeling and metadata management with the goal of building strong fundamental knowledge for Data Stewards. It covers the the essential tools to collect, record, and organize metadata.

Instructors: David Wells, Mike Brackett & Arkady Maydanchik