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Practical Approaches and Success Stories

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The Data Governance Winter Conference will focus on the "how-tos" from starting a data governance and stewardship program to attaining data governance maturity.

Learn and network from the experts and your peers at other organizations

  • Interactive tutorials and workshops
  • Real world case studies and practitioner lessons learned panels
  • Case studies including presentations from the Winner of the 2011 Data Governance Best Practice Award

Topics include:

  • How to select the right data governance strategy for your organization
  • How to implement a data governance program office
  • How to move your organization from data governance to information governance
  • Getting buy in for data governance
  • How to develop metrics for data governance and data quality
  • Metadata governance
  • MDM and governance
  • Data stewardship
  • How effective data governance councils improve business decision-making
  • Cloud computing and governance
  • Data governance communication plans
  • Roadmaps to data governance and data quality success
  • Implementing data governance in the federal government
  • Sustaining and enhancing your organization's data governance program
  • Immediate takealways including templates that you can customize for your own data governance program
Extending the Data Governance Experience: From Data to Process to Technology   Pictures That Will Rock Your (Stakeholders') Worlds   KEYNOTE PANEL
The Elephants in the Room
Big and Difficult Governance Issue
Robert S. Seiner
Robert S. Seiner
KIK Consulting and
  Gwen Thomas
Gwen Thomas
Data Governance Institute
  Peter Aiken
Peter Aiken
VCU/Data Blueprint
Featured Speakers:
Martha Dember
Martha Dember
EMC Consulting
  Michele Koch
Michele Koch
Sallie Mae
  David Loshin
David Loshin
Knowledge Integrity
David Plotkin
David Plotkin
Bank of America
  Pablo Riboldi
Pablo Riboldi
LDS Church
  Anne Marie Smith
Anne Marie Smith

What Attendees Have Said About the Data Governance Conference:

"Really great. Very practical first hand info and first class presenters. We can put this info to work right away to make a difference."
- Pat Patterson, Enterprise Data Architect

"Wonderful conference, well worth attending as there are many 'tips and tricks' that were shared. Very good networking  opportunities. It is nice to know that my company is not alone.”
-Karen Way, Director Data Quality

"This is a must attendance - to all planning to or already managing a data governance program."
- Mona Pomraning, Enterprise Data Architect

"What I learned will be immediately applicable back at work."
- Eric Salzer, Program Manager

"I am just embarking on the DG journey (along with my organization) and found this very helpful--both in terms of information AND networking. Thank you so much!"
- Denise J. Lyon, Director Data Governance

"Exceeded my expectations. Great variety of offerings in the DG space. Great networking opportunities. Overall fantastic."
- Amy Castiglione, Manager Data Analysis

"The conference was focused on exactly the type of projects I'm working on right now. It was very timely information."
- Jim Viveralli, Data Architect

"Very useful mostly from hearing the specifics from other implementations."
- Ann Hartry, Manager

 “Best take away from this conference is the participants and the sharing of experiences.”
- David Ho, Director, Global Data Quality Management

Interested in Sponsoring?
Please contact Davida Berger at or call (973) 379-7212 or (973) 632-0138.

To view the June 2011 Data Governance and Information Quality Conference click here.


Contact us if you need more information
310-337-2616 or (973) 632-0138

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This program has been approved by the Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals (ICCP) for awarding contact hours to be credited to Recertification records of Certified Computing Professional (CCP), Associate Computing Professional (ACP), Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP), Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) and Certified Insurance Data Manager (CIDM). For more information, call 847-299-4227.