Rick is an Internationally Certified Data Management Professional through DAMA, the world's premier Data Management Association. His career is in Enterprise Information Management, Innovation and Data Management, and The Multi Dimensional Information and Data Management Framework (MDDMF) depicts the interdependancies of Business and the Information and Data Disciplines showing how to construct Information and Data Management Efforts for the best success.

Rick gives talks to those seeking insight into the new industry of data management, and even newer, Integrated Data and Information Management.

William Richard (aka Rick) Evans, of South Africa, has developed four Fully Integrated Information and Data Management Frameworks:

- The Data Atom Data Management Framework version 1.0 was developed between 2010 and 2014.

- Version 2.0 was developed between 2014 and 2017.

- With the advent of artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and data lakes, version 2.0 was replaced with the more comprehensive Multi Dimensional Data Management Framework V3.0. It covers 20 data management disciplines and 7 data environments. 

- On 20 October 2018 He released The Multi Dimensional Data Management Framework V4.0, which includes 8 Data Management Considerations at the core. Four relate to the impact time has on Information and Data and another four provide insight on the current trajectory towards Managed Technological Singularity using Artificial intelligence. All of these Frameworks are free, in the public domain and cannot be patented. Anyone in the world may use them.




Rick has had significant challenges in life and has overcome them. He shares his insights into how to view life's challenges from a point from which you can succeed.