SOURCE: SourceMedia

February 13, 2007 09:30 ET

DM Review and The CDI-MDM Institute Announce the CDI-MDM SUMMIT - SPRING 2007

Founder of The CDI-MDM Institute, Aaron Zornes, to Keynote and Chair Event

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 13, 2007 -- SourceMedia, Inc. and DM Review jointly announce the CDI-MDM SUMMIT - SPRING 2007 to be held in San Francisco at the San Francisco Marriott on March 25 - 27, 2007. Aaron Zornes, The CDI-MDM Institute's founder and chief research officer and former META Group executive vice president, will keynote and chair the event.

The CDI-MDM SUMMIT - SPRING 2007, a mega bi-annual conference, is designed to meet the needs of mid-to-large organizations that are implementing or evaluating customer data integration (CDI) and master data management (MDM) within the financial services, pharmaceutical, life sciences and health care industries.

In conjunction with SourceMedia's Events & Conferences Group and DM Review, Zornes is responsible for designing the conference agenda and speaker lineup. The agenda covers both areas of CDI and MDM by providing a road map for attendees with more than 50 real-world case studies, expert panel discussions and thought-leading presentations from Microsoft, Intel, Oracle, SAP, among others.

"This conference provides a unique opportunity for enterprise architects, CTOs and CIOs to learn from and network with the best and the brightest in CDI and MDM," said Zornes. "The agenda includes world class CDI and MDM front-runners, sharing their expertise on timely topics such as data governance, privacy compliance and data integration services."

Brian Cronin, publisher, DM Review, adds, "We saw the emergence of CDI and MDM several years ago when we launched our CDI and MDM Resource Portals at and added Aaron Zornes as a regular columnist in our publication last year. This is the natural next step -- to host a conference of this scale with the leading industry experts."

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About The CDI-MDM Institute

The CDI-MDM Institute is the only research advisory firm focused exclusively on customer data integration (CDI) and master data management (MDM). The institute provides insight into the CDI-MDM decision-making process in North America, Asia-Pacific and Europe via a "trusted advisor" relationship with the CIOs, CTOs, enterprise architects and CDI project leaders at 2,500+ Global 5000 enterprises currently engaged in CDI infrastructure build-out. Its MarketPulse™ reports and CDI Alerts™ newsletter provide IT organizations, vendors and investors hard-hitting insights into best practices as well as market observations. The CDI-MDM Institute provides clear direction for CDI investments, which are independent, authoritative and relevant at

About SourceMedia

SourceMedia provides market information, including news, analysis and insight to the financial services and related industries such as accounting and technology, through its publications, industry-standard data applications, seminars and conferences. Its flagship publications, including American Banker, National Mortgage News, The Bond Buyer, and Accounting Today, have helped build SourceMedia's reputation as the pre-eminent information source in its respective markets. Consulting services, software, and data provided through its two divisions, National Regulatory Services (NRS) and Accuity, facilitates regulatory compliance, funds registration and data flow among institutions in the investment, insurance, and financial service industries.

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