Who Are We?

The DGPOSM is a non-profit, vendor neutral, association of business, IT and data professionals dedicated to advancing the discipline of data governance.

What is Our Objective?

The objective of the DGPOSM is to provide a forum that fosters discussion and networking for members and to encourage, develop and advance the skills of members working in the data governance discipline.

What is Data Governance?

"A discipline that provides clear-cut policies; procedures; standards; roles; responsibilities; and accountabilities to ensure that data is well-managed as an enterprise resource."

Go to Member's Only section to access DGPO's Data Governance Glossary

Upcoming DGPO Events



Upcoming Conferences


TDWI BI Symposium

In association with IRM UK

Date:  8-10 September, 2014

Location:  London, UK

DGPO Member Discount:  10%
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TDWI BI Symposium (in association with IRM UK)
8-10 September 2014, London

The TDWI BI Symposium, presented in association with IRM UK,  offers 5 tracks of full-day interactive courses, run over three days and taught by the most knowledgeable and experienced practitioners in the industry. The Symposium provides the leading forum for business and technology professionals looking to gain in-depth, vendor-neutral education on business intelligence and data warehousing.  Designed specifically to maximize your learning experience and training investments, the information you gain at this event will enable you to immediately impact your current initiatives.

The five tracks include: Advanced Analytics, Agile BI, Business Intelligence Essentials, Dimensional Modelling and Data Asset Management.

Data Governance - Financial Services Conferences 2014

Date:  29-30 September, 2014

Location:  Jersey City, NJ

DGPO Member Discount:  $100 when attending one day | $150 when attending both days
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Data Governance - Financial Services Conferences 2014
29-30 September 2014, Jersey City

The ONLY conference dedicated entirely to data governance and financial services.

Real world case studies, presentations and tutorials from the experts and successful data governance practitioners.
Conference Topics:
•    Successful approaches with data governance in the financial services industry
•    Real world case studies and sessions from practitioners from  The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation, TIAA-CREF, Nationwide, Navient (formerly Sallie Mae), Standard and Poor’s and TD Ameritrade
•    How to Extend Your Data Governance Program Beyond Compliance
•    How to Leverage Compliance Policies and Standards as a Foundation for Data Policies
•    The Chief Data Officer and Data Governance
•    How to Develop a Sustainable Enterprise Data Strategy
•    Reference Data Management in Financial Services
•    Metrics and Demonstrating the Value of a Data Governance Program
•    Developing and Implementing  an  Enterprise Data Quality Program
•    Data Stewardship in the Financial Sector
•    Data Governance and Analytics
•    Tips for Obtaining Program Funding
•    Basel III and Data Governance
•    Risk Management Principles
•    Financial Industry Business Ontology
•    Business Driven Data Governance
•    How to Implement BCBS 239

Enterprise Data and Business Intelligence Conference Europe 2014

Date:  3-5 November, 2014

Location:  London, UK

DGPO Member Discount:  10%
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Enterprise Data and Business Intelligence Conference Europe 2014
3-5 November 2014, London

Now in its 16th year, Europe's most authoritative and independent conference on Enterprise Data and Business Intelligence offer unrivaled opportunity to learn from the industry's leading figures and network with and learn from your peers. Choose from 5 conference tracks, over 20 case studies and 16 pre-conference workshops - a total of 60 presentations to choose from!

New this year is a track solely devoted to Big Data. Topics include Big Data, Data Governance, Information Management, Open Data, Cloud Opportunities, Data Modelling, Data Quality, Metadata, MDM, Business Intelligence, Analytics, Data Warehousing, Data Virtualization, Data Integration, Structured and Unstructured Data, Data Visualisation and Social Media Analytics. Case studies and contributors include Visa Europe, United Utilities, Barclays Bank, Deutsche Telekom, HSBC, BAE Systems, Telefonica UK, Atos, Yorkshire Building Society, Premier Farnell, Intel, American Family Mutual Insurance Company, Swedbank, Royal Academy of Music, Navient (formerly Sallie Mae), University of Brighton, bol.com and University of Sheffield.

DGPO Working Groups

The Data Governance Professionals OrganizationSM is pleased to announce the recently published summary of the Data Governance Professional Roles!

This document outlines the standard role descriptions, responsibilities, and skill sets for the Data Governance Program Director, the Business Data Steward, and the Subject Matter Expert (SME).

Additionally, the DGPO has provided a summary of a typical Data Governance structure outlining the responsibilities within the Executive Steering Committee, the Data Governance Board, the Data Stewardship Council, and other Data Governance working groups.

This information is available to DGPO members on the "members only" section of the DGPO website.



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