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Session Outline

In this session, I will focus on the importance of having a metadata strategy that should be part of any organization’s data architecture. I will combine the theory and some real use cases that can transform your overview about metadata potentials.

Key Takeaways

  • What is metadata
  • Metadata types
  • Active vs Passive metadata
  • Metadata lake architecture
  • Analyzing business intelligence metadata
  • Metadata and building automated proactive data quality
  • Metadata potentials for privacy and regulation compliance


Speaker Bio

Mahmoud Yassin – Senior Manager Data and Analytics |

Mahmoud is a data professional who has helped a lot of organisations across Africa, Asia and Europe to support their data solution/architecture needs and solved many of the challenges around data. With a background in data engineering, architecture and leadership his career expands over several industries including banking, telecommunications, education, e-commerce, traveling and consultancy. Mahmoud has been working in the data field from the first day of his career. He started as an ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) developer in the telecommunication business. After that, he realised the need to know BI (Business intelligence) to have an end-to-end view of how to use data in a correct way. He stepped into big data architecture as well and loved being in the architecture seat. He continued working in the telecom industry for more than 10 years moving between multinational operators across Africa and Asia. After that, Mahmoud decided to move to Europe to explore new businesses, so he chose the financial industry where he worked first as a consultant and later, he worked for a Dutch bank called ABN AMRO as a lead data architect responsible for ABN AMRO data lineage, data management, data access and data sharing capabilities. Now Mahmoud is working for as a Senior Data Manager leading teams to adopt state of the art data management best practices and adopt public cloud data architecture as an enabler for the future of booking.  

March 9 @ 12:00
12:00 — 12:30 (30′)

Stage 3 | Enterprise & Cloud Architecture Stage | Day 2

Mahmoud Yassin – Senior Manager Data and Analytics |