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eLearningCurve takes pride in presenting instructional material from some of the most sought-after names in the industry. If you have been to a big data conference or checked an information management bookshelf you will recognize many of these experts, corporate training gurus, and top consultants. With eLearningCurve you can benefit from their expertise without leaving your home or office.

If you are an instructor or expert in information management and would like to teach for eLearningCurve, please contact Arkady Maydanchik at arkadym@elearningcurve.com


Sid Adelman

(Click to view Sid Adelman's courses) Sid Adelman is a principal in Sid Adelman & Associates, an organization specializing in assessing existing data warehouses, planning and implementing data warehouses and in establishing effective data architectures and data strategies. He consulted with... - More -

Angelo Bobak

(Click to view Angelo Bobak's courses) Angelo Bobak is a seasoned data architecture professional and published author with over 20 years’ experience in Business Intelligence, Data Architecture, Data Modeling, Master Data Management, and Data Quality. - More -

Mike Brackett

(Click to view Mike Brackett's courses) Mr. Brackett retired from the State of Washington in June, 1996, where he was the State's Data Resource Coordinator. He was responsible for developing a common data architecture for the State that spans multiple jurisdictions, such as state agencies, local jurisdictions, Indian tribes, public utilities, and Federal agencies, and includes multiple disciplines, such as water resource,... - More -

Barry Devlin

(Click to view Barry Devlin's courses) Dr. Barry Devlin is a founder of the data warehousing industry, defining its first architecture in 1985. A foremost authority on business intelligence (BI), big data and beyond, he is respected worldwide as a visionary and thought-leader in the evolving industry. - More -

Jake Dolezal

(Click to view Jake Dolezal's courses) Jake Dolezal has over 16 years experience in the Information Management field with expertise in business intelligence, analytics, data warehousing, statistics, data modeling and integration, data visualization, master data management, and data quality. - More -

Jonathan Geiger

(Click to view Jonathan Geiger's courses) Jonathan Geiger has over forty years of management and hands-on experience in information management, including data warehousing, customer relationship management, quality assurance, data governance, application development and support, productivity management, and training ... - More -

David Haertzen

(Click to view David Haertzen's courses) David Haertzen is chief instructor for First Place Learning (first-place-learning.com), is webmaster of Infogoal.com, and has over 20 years of experience in the Information Technology field. David has provided training and consulting services to many organizations including... - More -

Andy Hayler

(Click to view Andy Hayler's courses) Andy Hayler is one of the world's foremost experts on master data management. Andy started his career with Esso as a database administrator and, among other things invented a "decompiler" for ADF, enabling a dramatic improvement in support efforts in this area. He became the youngest ever IT manager for Esso Exploration before moving to Shell. As Technology Planning Manager of Shell UK... - More -

Steve Hoberman

(Click to view Steve Hoberman's courses) Steve Hoberman is a trainer, consultant, and writer in the field of data modeling. He balances the formality and precision of data modeling with the realities of building software systems with severe time, budget, and people constraints. Steve focuses on templates, tools, and guidelines to reap the benefits of data modeling... - More -

Cindi Howson

(Click to view Cindi Howson's Courses) Cindi Howson is the founder of BI Scorecard®, a resource for in-depth BI product reviews, based on exclusive hands-on testing. She has been advising clients on BI tool strategies and selections for more than 20 years... - More -

Kathy Hunter

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Kathy always says she has data in her blood. She started her interest in data when she was studying for her Summa Cum Laude Mathematics degree. In those days it was about numbers and logic and finding the correct solutions to problems. Her working career brought new aspects to... - More -


Theresa Kushner

(Click to view Theresa Kushner's courses) Theresa Kushner is presently the Vice President of Enterprise Information Management for VMware, Palo Alto. She joined in October 2012 to help the fast growing software company develop a firm data foundation on which to build their future business. Before joining VMware she was the Director of Customer Intelligence within the Strategic Marketing organization of Cisco Systems in San Jose ... - More -

John Ladley

(Click to view John Ladley's courses) John Ladley is a Business Technology Thought Leader with 30 years experience in project management, improving IT organizations and successful implementation of information systems. John Ladley is a widely-known data warehouse pioneer and a recognized... - More -

Deanne Larson

(Click to view Deanne Larson's courses) Dr. Deanne Larson is an active practitioner and academic focusing on business intelligence and data warehousing with over 20 years of experience. Dr. Larson completed her doctorate in management in information technology leadership. Her doctoral dissertation research focused on a grounded theory qualitative study on establishing enterprise data strategy. - More -

Arkady Maydanchik

(Click to view Arkady Maydanchik's courses) 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...

William McKnight

(Click to view William McKnight's courses) William is president of McKnight Consulting Group, which includes service lines of Master Data Management, IT assessment, Data Warehousing, and Business Intelligence. He functions as Strategist, Lead Enterprise Information Architect, and Program Manager for sites worldwide. Many of his clients have gone public with their success stories ... - More -

Dorothy Miller

(Click to view Dorothy Miller's courses) Dorothy is a consultant, trainer and author in the field of Information Management. Over thirty years experience in business, finance and information technology have given her a unique perspective in the effective management of Business Intelligence. Dorothy has extensive experience as a... - More -

Mark Peco

(Click to view Mark Peco's courses) Mark Peco is an experienced consultant, educator, practitioner and manager in the fields of Business Intelligence and Process Improvement. He provides vision and.... - More -

Kevin Petrie

Kevin's passion is to decipher what technology means to practitioners. He has invested more than 20 years in technology, as a strategy analyst, instructor, product marketer and services leader. A frequent public speaker and accomplished writer, Kevin has nearly a decade of experience in data management and analytics... - More -

Bonnie Politano

(Click to view Bonnie Politano's courses) Bonnie Politano is an experienced information technology practitioner and executive. She has worked with some of the largest private and public sector customers in all aspect transformational systems. .... - More -

Tom Redman

(Click to view Tom Redman's courses) Dr. Thomas C. Redman (the Data Doc) is an innovator, advisor, and teacher. He was first to extend quality principles to data and information, in the late 80s. Since then he has crystallized a body of tools, techniques, roadmaps, and organizational insights that help organizations .... - More -

Rick Sherman

(Click to view Rick Sherman's courses) Despite the risk of sounding like an old geezer, Rick Sherman will admit that he's been doing data warehousing since before it was even called data warehousing. Before we get into his checkered past, here's what he's up to now.... - More -

Eric Siegel

(Click to view Eric Siegel's courses) Eric Siegel, Ph.D., is a seasoned consultant in data mining and analytics, an acclaimed industry instructor, and an award-winning teacher of graduate-level courses in these areas. He is the founding conference chair of Predictive Analytics World.... - More -

Henrik Liliendahl Sørensen has over 30 years of experience in working with Master Data Management and Data Quality. Henrik has been a speaker at a wide range of data management conferences and has also been engaged at the Danish School of Public Administration teaching Information Technology... - More -


K-Y Su

(Click to view K-Y Su's courses) K-Y Su is a freelance locational data analyst with analytical experience in a variety of sectors and subjects, primarily nonprofit, and an interest in providing location intelligence services for business. - More -

Maria C. Villar

(Click to view Maria Villar's courses) Maria C. Villar is a leader, consultant and writer in the field of enterprise information management, IT management and software development. She has held senior executive positions in both the technology and financial sector. As a leader in enterprise information management... - More -

Dave Wells

(Click to view Dave Wells' courses) Dave Wells is a consultant, teacher, and practitioner in the field of Information Management. He brings to every endeavor a unique and balanced perspective about the relationships of business and technology. This perspective - refined through a career of more than thirty-five years that encompassed both business and technical roles - helps to align business and... - More -

George Williams

(Click to view George Williams' courses) George Williams is a multi-disciplinary professional with nearly 30 years of experience as a Data Analyst, GIS Analyst, Geoscientist, and Project Manager. - More -
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The Data Model Scorecard - online training course The Data Model Scorecard

A frequently overlooked aspect of data modeling is quality of existing data models. We often build data models quickly and with the singular goal of database design. This 3-hour course presents Data Model Scorecard®, which provides the tools needed to measure and manage data model quality.

Instructor: Steve Hoberman

Our Price: $285.00
Sale Price: $235.00

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Data Governance for Business Leaders - online training course Data Governance for Business Leaders

Most of the burden for data governance success falls on business users of information. This 3-hour course covers basic data governance concepts that business participants need to understand and describes the steps that they can take to make governance a successful business initiative.

Instructor: John Ladley

Our Price: $285.00
Sale Price: $235.00

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Business Analytics Practices and Applications - on-line training class Business Analytics Practices and Applications

Businesses are forever challenged to provide better and better analytics to their stakeholders. This quest for more analytics can often lead to implementation headaches and less actual value added to an organization. This 3-hour course will walk you through the components in today's market to address advanced analytics and a way to look holistically at how to apply these tools.

Instructor: Bonnie Politano

Our Price: $285.00
Sale Price: $235.00

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Data Virtualization - online training course Data Virtualization

Data virtualization is a core component of next-generation data integration architectures, techniques, and technology. This 3-hour online training course will introduce you to the concepts, techniques, and capabilities of data virtualization.

Instructor: Dave Wells

Our Price: $285.00
Sale Price: $235.00

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Fundamentals of Data Modeling and Metadata Management - online training course Fundamentals of Data Modeling and Metadata Management

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

Our Price: $295.00
Sale Price: $245.00

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Data Integration Techniques for Designing an ODS - online training course Data Integration Techniques for Designing an ODS

Business data integration is a complex problem that must be solved when organizations change or enhance their internal structures. This 3-hour online course presents a simple yet thorough process that describes the challenges of building an Operational Data Store (ODS) and the solutions to these challenges.

Instructor: Angelo Bobak

Our Price: $295.00
Sale Price: $245.00

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Data Mining Concepts and Techniques - online training course Data Mining Concepts and Techniques

This 3-hour online course will give you insight into the data mining process, explain models and algorithms, and give an understanding of how to match the right data mining models to the right problems.

Instructor: Deanne Larson

Our Price: $295.00
Sale Price: $245.00

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Best Practices in Data Resource Management - online training course Best Practices in Data Resource Management

The data is one of the four critical resources in an organization, along with the financial resource, real property, and the human resource. This 3-hour course provides an in-depth analysis of the impact of data disparity on the organization, and outlines best practices for data resource management.

Instructor: Mike Brackett

Our Price: $305.00
Sale Price: $255.00

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BI Program and Project Management - on-line training class BI Requirements Gathering and Management

This 3-hour online course explores various aspects of business intelligence requirements gathering and management. It begins with a description of different ways of looking at requirements. Specific requirements gathering techniques are then described along with information on when each is most applicable. Armed with gathering techniques, different types of requirements are then described, and potential questions to be asked for each type are provided.

Instructor: Jonathan Geiger

Our Price: $305.00
Sale Price: $255.00

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Web Analytics - online training course Web Analytics

This 3 hour online training course provides an overview of Web analytics, as well as analytics techniques and applications that are suitable to the context of Web data.

Instructor: Jake Dolezal

Our Price: $305.00
Sale Price: $255.00
Framing and Planning Data Science Projects - online training course Framing & Planning Data Science Projects that Drive Business Impact

This 3-hour online course addresses how to scope, plan, and choose a project approach for analytics project success and clearly identify the problem and opportunities to be analyzed.

Instructor: Deanne Larson

Our Price: $305.00
Sale Price: $255.00
Organizing for Data Quality - on-line training class Organizing for Data Quality

Much like any other important endeavor, success in data quality depends on having the right people in the right jobs. This 3.5-hour course works through three case studies, while teasing out the principles needed to create successful data quality organizations.

Instructor: Tom Redman

Our Price: $330.00
Sale Price: $280.00

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Conceptual Data Modeling - online training course Conceptual Data Modeling

In this 3.5-hour course you will learn the secrets of successful conceptual data modeling through an effective mix of presentation and exercises. You will gain valuable insights into the job and responsibilities of the data modeler as well as the responsibilities of other data modeling contributors.

Instructor: David Haertzen

Our Price: $335.00
Sale Price: $285.00

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Creating and Implementing a Data Strategy - online training course Creating and Implementing a Data Strategy

Today, if most CIOs are asked about their data asset, most would be forced to respond that there is no inventory of data, little is known about the quality of the data, and “there is no plan for the productive use of this asset.” This 3.5-hour course provides a plan to make effective use of the data.

Instructor: Sid Adelman

Our Price: $350.00
Sale Price: $290.00

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Big Data Fundamentals - online training course Big Data Fundamentals

This 3.5-hour online course addresses the technical community as well as the user community, providing guidance on how to penetrate and benefit the enterprise. This practical session will help you make the most of big data and make the best choices to ensure information remains an unparalleled corporate asset.

Instructors: William McKnight and Jake Dolezal

Our Price: $350.00
Sale Price: $290.00

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Crafting the Business Case for Data Quality - on-line training class Crafting the Business Case for Data Quality

Bad data harms almost all organizations, adding cost to operations, angering customers, and increasing risk. This 3.5-hour online course offers a comprehensive analysis of benefits of high-quality data and costs of poor data quality, capped with the process for developing and delivering a powerful and effective business case.

Instructor: Tom Redman

Our Price: $355.00
Sale Price: $295.00

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Data Mining in R - online training course Data Mining in R

This 3.5-hour course provides an introduction to R basics, working with data frames, data reshaping, basic statistics, graphing, linear models, non-linear models, clustering, and model diagnostics

Instructor: Deanne Larson

Our Price: $345.00
Sale Price: $295.00
Introduction to NOSQL - online training course Introduction to NOSQL

This 3.5-hour online course addresses the emerging class of NoSQL technologies for managing operational big data. This includes key-value, column stores, document stores and graph databases. Learn about the ideal workloads for NoSQL in enterprises and where NoSQL adds value to an enterprise information strategy. Learn how to get the projects started or dropping the “not in production” label.

Instructors: William McKnight

Our Price: $360.00
Sale Price: $300.00
Data Stewardship Fundamentals - cnline training course Data Stewardship Fundamentals

Data Stewards are important leaders in information management programs. This 3.5-hour course provides an overview of the concepts and practices of data stewardship. It covers topics ranging from basic terminology to types of data stewards and their implementation roles and responsibilities.

Instructor: Maria Villar

Our Price: $370.00
Sale Price: $310.00

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Root Cause Analysis - on-line training class Root Cause Analysis

Understanding why things happen is a fundamental management skill. Through this 4-hour course you will discover the art and science of knowing why. Learn to apply linear thinking, lateral thinking, systems thinking, and critical thinking – independently and in combination – to get to the core of even the most vexing problems.

Instructor: David Wells

Our Price: $370.00
Sale Price: $310.00

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MDM Fundamentals - cnline training course MDM Fundamentals and Best Practice

This 4-hour course builds upon experiences of those who have implemented MDM. You will learn what MDM is all about - the terminology used, different styles and architectures of MDM, and the best (and worst) practices for MDM programs.

Instructor: Andy Hayler

Our Price: $380.00
Sale Price: $320.00

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Diagnostic Analytics Using Statistical Process Control - on-line training class Diagnostic Analytics Using Statistical Process Control

This 4-hour course provides an introduction to the concepts, techniques and applications of SPC within the context of information management. The theory of SPC is introduced and the design of control charts is discussed as a basis for describing how a diverse range of data and process quality management challenges can be addressed.

Instructor: Mark Peco

Our Price: $385.00
Sale Price: $325.00

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MDM: Selecting a Vendor - online training course MDM: Selecting a Vendor

This in-depth 4-hour course takes the mystery, uncertainty, and guess-work out of selecting and purchasing MDM software products. Based upon a framework that describes the model of an ideal MDM product, you will learn about a structured process of product evaluation and selection.

Instructor: Andy Hayler

Our Price: $390.00
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Data Quality Fundamentals - cnline training course Data Quality Fundamentals

Data quality is a large and complex field with many dimensions. This 4-hour course provides an overview of the field of data quality with the goal of building strong foundational knowledge, inlcuding terminology, concepts, principles, processes, and practices.

Instructor: David Wells

Our Price: $400.00
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MDM Architecture and Implementation - online training course MDM Architecture and Implementation

This 4-hour course provides a comprehensive view of the critical elements for MDM success including business, architectural, people, process, project, and technology considerations. Learn from the real-world experiences of the instructor what it takes to make MDM work.

Instructor: William McKnight

Our Price: $400.00
Sale Price: $340.00

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Assessing Business Intelligence Operations - on-line training class Assessing Business Intelligence Operations

In this 4-hour course you will learn a step-by-step approach to assessing BI operations based on the Business Intelligence Capability Maturity Model. Each component of the model is fully defined and a set of evaluation and assessment tools are described. Ratings, specific targets and scales are explained.

Instructor: Dorothy Miller

Our Price: $405.00
Sale Price: $345.00

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Metadata Management for Data Stewards - online training course Metadata Management for Data Stewards

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

Our Price: $410.00
Sale Price: $350.00

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Location Intelligence and Geographic Information Systems - online training course Location Intelligence and Geographic Information Systems

This 4 hour online training course provides an overview of GIS software with the goal of demonstrating how to use the technology to build Location Intelligence.

Instructor: K-Y Su and George Williams

Our Price: $410.00
Sale Price: $350.00
Analytics-based Enterprise Performance Management - online training course Analytics-based Enterprise Performance Management

This 4-hour online course will describe how to complete implementing the full vision of analytics-based enterprise performance management to improve organizational performance.

Instructor: Gary Cokins

Our Price: $410.00
Sale Price: $350.00
Prescriptive Analytics - online training course Prescriptive Analytics Using Simulation Models

This 4-hour online training course provides an introduction to prescriptive analytics using simulation models applied to areas that are relevant to business analysts, operations planners, decision makers, functional managers and BI team members.

Instructor: Mark Peco

Our Price: $415.00
Sale Price: $355.00

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