San Francisco DAMA Newsletter
Data Management Association, Inc.
San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
268 Bush Street, Suite 2523
San Francisco, CA 94104
http://www.sfdama.org


August 2005 Newsletter
[directions] [presentation] [notices] [resource corner] [schedule]
DAMA Board

PRESIDENT
Wendy Wood
Pacific Bell
(925) 823-8042
president@sfdama.org


MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR
Gayathri Raman
(650) 303-3186
membership@sfdama.org


TREASURER
Francois Cartier
eModelers
(650) 588-2470
treasurer@sfdama.org


PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Mehmet Orun
Genentech
(650) 225-5221
programs@sfdama.org


RESOURCE DIRECTOR
Lynn Johnston
Pacific Bell
(925) 823-9572
resources@sfdama.org


COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
and WEBMASTER
Thomas Gaffney
State Compensation Insurance Fund
(415) 581-4495
communications@sfdama.org


DAMA DAY DIRECTOR
TBD
damaday@sfdama.org



AUGUST 2005 MEETING
Wednesday, August 3, 2005 at:

SBC, San Francisco

370 Third St., EMBARC Room
San Francisco, CA

AGENDA

8:30 - 9:00
 Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 9:15
 Welcoming Remarks

9:15 - 10:15
  A Customer Master - MDM - Implementation
  Stephen Thompson, Genentech, Inc.

10:15 - 10:30
 Break

10:30 - 11:45
 Continued Presentation

11:45 - 12:00
 Questions and Wrap-Up

12:00 - Lunch
 Restaurant (to be announced at the meeting)


"They are able because they think they are able."
-Virgil
Information Resource Management: Setting Standards for Excellence


DIRECTIONS


Directions To This Month's Meeting:

SBC, San Francisco
370 Third Street, EMBARC Room
San Francisco, CA

From the East Bay:
Take the Harrison St exit on the left toward Embarcadero, Turn left onto Harrison St.,
Turn right onto 3rd St.

From the Peninsula:
Take I-80 E towards Bay Bridge/Oakland/Seventh St/US-101N, Merge onto I-80E, Take the
Fourth St. exit towards Embarcadero, Merge onto Bryant St, Turn left onto 3rd St.

BART:
Exit the Montgomery BART station. SBC is three blocks south of Market

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PRESENTATION

A Customer Master - MDM - Implementation


Presentation Abstract:

In this presentation, Steve Thompson will walk through the genesis of the company's Customer Master implementation project, from the business case, solution selection and architecture, to implementation challenges, how the system is used, and next steps.

Speaker's Biography:

Stephen Thompson, Genentech, Inc.

Stephen Thompson is a Senior Manager at Genentech serving as the business owner for the newly launched Customer Master system within Genentech. Stephen has over 7 years of IT project management experience and 6 years of pharmaceutical sales experience with an emphasis on academic/institutional selling. As a principal consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM, Stephen has led Siebel implementations for numerous Fortune 500 companies in the electronics industry with a focus on sales and customer master implementations. He has also served as business owner for SFA applications development for Pfizer as a member of the Information Sciences group, working in partnership with Dendrite, a prominent SFA solutions provider in the pharmaceutical industry. He also provided sales input into the development of Pfizer's core master systems, which included physician, hospital, and payer master systems. His sales experience provides a unique foundation and constant drive to focus on the business benefit that can be derived from IT projects.

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Membership Renewal


Fellow SF-DAMA Members

Our membership registration drive is about to commence and our goal is to get 100% renewal response from our members.

The membership registration fees are the same amount as last year:
  • $200 - Corporate Membership - this is for your entire company!
  • $65 - Individual Membership
Invoices will be mailed out soon to Individual Members and to the primary contact of Corporate Memberships.

Please visit the SF-DAMA website at: http://www.sfdama.org for more information.

From the menu on the left, just click "Becoming A Member". Read the instructions and fill in the registration form.

The entire process is easy! And, you can select to pay the registration fee through PayPal.

Watch for more announcements.

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OTHER RESOURCES

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2005 SF DAMA Meetings Schedule
(All meetings start at 8:30 a.m. and are at the following location unless otherwise noted.)
Date Topic / Presenter / Location
August 3, 2005 A Customer Master - MDM - Implementation
Stephen Thompson, Genentech, Inc.

SBC, San Francisco
370 Third St., EMBARC Room
San Francisco, CA
September 7, 2005 No DAMA Meeting Scheduled

October 5, 2005 The Politics of Data Management
Danette McGilvray, Granite Falls Consulting, Inc.

SBC, San Ramon
2600 Camino Ramon
San Ramon, CA

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