About Chris Bird

Chris Bird is Owner of TheNetworkEffect, his DBA. Areas of expertise and value include: The Business of IT; Leveraging metadata "in stream and out of band"; Event-Driven architecture value, patterns, frameworks; Integration/Cross silo processes and data; Data modeling; Data analysis and Overall Data Architecture - including current trends in data management (e.g. "Big Data", Columnar databases, Systems of record vs Systems of reference, vs systems of engagement). He was formerly a Principal Consultant at MomentumSI, a leading IT consultancy focused on enterprise transformation. He specializes in helping companies incorporate disruptive technologies, including cloud computing, DevOps, and business process management and services oriented architecture. His primary interest lies in the effect of IT systems failures on business operations. He can be followed on Twitter @seabird20.