Managing Your Metadata with ODPi Egeria

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Session title: Managing Your Metadata with ODPi Egeria

Session abstract: Project ODPi Egeria is a new initiative that supports the flow of metadata between different technologies and tools, enabling organizations to locate, manage and use their data more effectively. Automating data governance becomes simpler too. Egeria is open source – Among the products that plan to incorporate Egeria are IBM Global catalog & more. See

Speaker biography:
John Mertic – Linux Foundation:
John Mertic is the Director of Program Management for The Linux Foundation. Under his leadership, he has helped ODPi, R Consortium, and Open Mainframe Project accelerate open source innovation and transform industries. John has an open source career spanning two decades, both as a contributor to projects such as SugarCRM and PHP, and in open source leadership roles at SugarCRM, OW2, and OpenSocial. With an extensive open source background, he is a regular speaker at various Linux Foundation and other industry trade shows each year. John is also an avid writer and has authored two books “The Definitive Guide to SugarCRM: Better Business Applications” and “Building on SugarCRM” as well as published articles on IBM Developerworks, Apple Developer Connection, and PHP Architect.

Ernie Ostic – IBM:
Information Governance Specialist at IBM, focused on unified governance and data integration — helping customers meet their objectives for common understanding, lineage, and overall management of their data. Over twenty years at IBM reflecting experience with Information Server (Information Governance Catalog, DataStage, etc.) while wearing various hats in product management, professional services, and technical sales support. Prior career experience with Information Builders in similar roles.