MADAS Seminar Series 2017/18 
14:00-15.30: Ruggero Pensa (Dept. of Computer Science, University of Torino)
16:00-17:30: Renato Valera and Gabriele Seno (Irion srl – Torino)

Wednesday 11 April @14:00

Nowadays both regulation and competition requirements ask firms to change the way they make business and focus on the importance of data. We live in a data driven world and the ability to read, normalize, transform, enrich and use it to make decision is a mandatory need. The aim of the seminar is to present SQL, the major tool to understand the underlying structure and relationship between databases. Basic components will be presented in the first part (DDL, DML, queries etc.)

In the second part, Irion’s specialists will briefly describe how to deal with EDM issues using a declarative approach based upon its innovative EDM platform and an enhanced SQL language. Different approaches to data management will be discussed together with different use case scenario in different fields of application such as data governance & data quality, data aggregation and reporting, analytics and data reconciliations.



Ruggero Pensa received the M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Turin in 2003 and the Ph.D. in Computer Science from INSA of Lyon in 2006. He is Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, University of Turin. His main research interests include data mining and knowledge discovery, data science, privacy-preserving algorithms for data management, social network analysis and spatio-temporal data analysis. He is member of the Editorial Board of the Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery journal.

Irion srl is a Turin based company established in 2004 and providing an all-in-one platform for understanding and managing business data. The platform offers a powerful goal orientated engine to simply and effectively manage the data needs of any business, creating data advantage for users. Over the past 13 years Irion have helped major banks and financial institutions solve their challenges in 3 key areas: Regulatory Compliance, Data Management, Data Aggregation and Reporting.