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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 Members Only section to access DGPO's Data Governance Glossary
 

Upcoming DGPO Events

 


Event:
5 Steps to a Business Glossary
Date: 
September 2, 2015
Time:
2PM, ET
Where:
Webinar
Register: Please register here
5 Steps to a Business Glossary
Sherri Adame, Global Head of Data Governance & Quality, Premier Farnell

Business ownership of data is difficult to manage even in the organization that appreciates data governance.  Creating a business glossary cultivates business ownership of data.  
In this presentation learn the 5 steps to creating a glossary for your organization.  A business glossary can save employees time in gaining data understanding and aid in reducing complexity in data management for an organization.  It is a place you can tie ownership of data to specific business functions and task those functions with managing their data appropriately. 5 steps to a Business Glossary describe where to start.

Sherri Adame is passionate and evangelizes all things data. She is well respected and speaks frequently on data governance and various data management topics. One of the Top 25 information managers in 2011 by Information Week, she constantly challenges status quo. She has an engaging personality and style that makes the dullest of topics engaging and exciting for all levels of an organization.
 
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Upcoming Conferences

 


Event:
TDWI BI Symposium: Enabling Modern Analytics
Date: 
7-9 September 2015
Where:
London, UK
Discount code:
Members Only (10% off)
Register:  TDWI BI Symposium 2015
TDWI BI Symposium: Enabling Modern Analytics

This event offers fifteen full-day courses that cover the skill sets that are critical to BI success. From building a strong foundation for BI to incorporating big data and new data types into your environment, the challenges of sustainable BI continue to grow.  The conference has five core learning tracks - Competitive Analytics; Data Asset Management; Dimensional Modelling; Business Intelligence Essentials; Data Strategies & Architectures.
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Event:
Master Data and Enterprise Information Management
Date: 
23-25 September 2015
Where:
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Discount code:
Members Only (200 off)
Register:  MDEIM 2015
Master Data and Enterprise Information Management
The 15th Conference in Data Management Series

This marcus evans event will focus core topic of actually governing data integrity across multiple company units globally and of actually making sure the pull for MDM is coming from the business itself, rather than pushing MDM to the business. The focus areas of best practice exchange between the MDM professionals would be business ownership and governance as well as MDM business process integration and data quality.
Moreover, we will use the conference platform to look at practical implementation details and opportunities presented in perfecting master data in Product, Customer, Vendor and Material domains, as well as automation.
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Event:
Data Governance Financial Services Conference
Date: 
28-29 September 2015
Where:
Jersey City, NY
Discount code:
Members Only ($150 when registering for the full event or $100 when registering for either Sept. 28th or Sept. 29th. Register by August 28th for the full event and save up to an additional $200)
Register:  DGFS 2015
Data Governance Financial Services Conference
The ONLY conference dedicated entirely to data governance and financial services.

Conference topics include successful approaches with data governance and stewardship in the financial services industry, real world case studies and sessions from practitioners from  Dun and Bradstreet, Fannie Mae, IFC, Part of the World Bank Group, JPMorgan Chase, Navient and Wells Fargo, implementing BCBS 239, metrics and data governance, Big Data Governance, data policies and standards, communication strategies, data governance software tools, developing data governance artifacts and data governance Templates and overcoming  Challenges in Implementing Data Governance.
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Event:
Enterprise Data and Business Intelligence Conference Europe 2015
Date: 
2-5 November 2015
Where:
London, UK
Discount code:
Members Only (10% off)
Register:  ED&BI 2015
The Enterprise Data and BI Conference Europe 2015 provides an unparalleled networking opportunity for novices and experienced Data Management and BI Professionals from across Europe and beyond.

• With 5 conference tracks, 15 pre-conference workshops and 4 post conference workshops, delegates can choose from over 60 sessions.  
• Learn from other Data and BI Professionals' past successes and challenges with our wide range of case studies including case studies from Barclays , Standard Life, Rolls Royce, Visa Europe, Ford Motor, Intel, United Utilities, BT, GE Capital, Premier Farnell, GeoPlace, Microsoft, The Guardian and more
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Event:
Enterprise DATAVERSITY Data Strategy, Architecture and Analytics 2015
Date: 
2-5 November 2015
Where:
Chicago, IL
Discount code:
Members Only ($200 discount)
Register:  EDV2015
Enterprise DATAVERSITY Data Strategy, Architecture and Analytics

Learn how to create a successful, modern data analytics organization.
The program features:
•    An Intense 4-day Agenda
•    Topics focused on Data Strategy, Architecture, and Analytics
•    Industry Expert Speakers and Expert Panels
•    Case Studies from Walgreens, Boeing, Sears, McDonald’s, Nissan, Manulife and more
•    In-Depth Tutorials and Workshops
•    Attendance Options to Suit Your Schedule, from 1 to 4 days

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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