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Dan Wolfson
Distinguished Engineer, IBM

Dan Wolfson is an IBM Distinguished Engineer. He is the chief architect and CTO for the InfoSphere Portfolio as well as the leader for Integration and Solutions Engineering teams within the IBM Information Management Division of the IBM Software Group. He is responsible for architecture and technical leadership across the rapidly growing areas of InfoSphere including Tools, Information Integration, Master Data Management, Metadata Management and Industry Models. As the leader of the Integration and Solutions Engineering team, Dan is working with clients and partners to identify and deliver technical integrations and solutions that demonstrate and enhance the value of our Information Management portfolio. Dan's previous roles include CTO for Business Integration Software and chief architect for Information Integration Solutions.

Dan has over 25 years of experience in research and commercial distributed computing ranging over transaction and object-oriented systems, software fault tolerance, messaging, information integration, business integration, metadata management and database systems. He has written numerous papers and is the co-author of “Enterprise Master Data Management: An SOA Approach to Managing Core Business Information”. Dan is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology and an IBM Master Inventor.

4 Kinds of Exercise for Healthy Data

September 5, 2012
We are often told of the importance of exercise to overall health. Stretching, cardio and strengthening exercises each contributes to maintaining a fit physique. Read More

Healthy Data: A Diet of Thoughtful Consumption

July 13, 2012
There are many similarities between data and food. Food fuels our bodies, data fuels our IT systems – especially our analytical systems.  Eating right is a key enabler to our health. Consuming the right amounts of the right data can be a key enabler for insightful analytics.  So just as we try to be thoughtful in our eating habits (with, of course, the occasional exception), we should also be thoughtful in our data consumption. Read More

Healthy Data: Setting Achievable Goals

June 14, 2012
So far, we’ve discussed the definition of “healthy data” and provided Read More

Healthy Data: Getting with the Program

June 6, 2012
In my last post, we reviewed what Read More

Healthy Data for Smarter Analytics

May 30, 2012
We all want to implement smarter analytics - to turn information into insights that we can use to improve both our personal and professional lives.  Yet we are often faced with a fundamental, often nagging, problem of getting the right data for whatever analytics we are trying to implement. Read More