Karen Lopez is a Sr. Project Manager and Architect at InfoAdvisors. A new Microsoft MVP, she specializes in the practical application of data management principles. Her speaking style is interactive and engaging. An active blogger, speaker and social networker as @datachick, she hopes to influence attendees to love their data.
She is a chronic volunteer, Advisor to the Data Management Association's International Board, a frequent speaker on diversity in technology, data policy, open data and emerging technologies and a sometimes runner. She's also known for her enthusiasm for all things space-related.
Karen discusses five (plus a few more) database design blunders with tips on how to avoid them. Audience members will also be able to contribute their war stories of design fails, WTHs and D'ohs.