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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:
How to Select and Develop Policies and Standards to Support Your Data Governance Program
Date: 
May 6, 2015
Time:
2PM ET
Where:
Webinar
Register:  DGPO Webinar
How to Select and Develop Policies and Standards to Support Your Data Governance Program
Janet Lichtenberger, Director Data Governance Enterprise Data Architecture, Walgreens

Data Policies and Standards are a foundational support of any effective data governance program. Tuning them to your organization and program priorities is the key. This webinar will focus on how to select the right policies for your program and how to build the organizational structures necessary to implement them.
 
Janet Lichtenberger is an information management consultant and professional with broad experience across industries. She has held a variety of business and enterprise information management roles, including program and project manager, client and portfolio manager, data governance and stewardship specialist, and business expert for the development of analytic applications.  Janet has more than 25 years of information technology experience in a variety of industries, including pharmaceutical, health care, retail, financial, insurance, manufacturing, hospitality, and human resources. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, and is the Director of the Enterprise Data Governance program at Walgreens.

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    Upcoming Conferences

     


    Event:
    DAMA Puget Sound DAMA Day
    Date: 
    May 14, 2015
    Where:
    Bellevue, WA
    Discount code:
    Members Only
    Register:  DAMA Day Puget Sound 2015
    DAMA Puget Sound DAMA Day
    Data Governance and Information Security Conference


    The conference includes presentations from CTO/CSO/CIOs discussing data governance and information security challenges and solutions and case histories, with emphasis on how different aspects of data governance and information security have specifically led to improved outcomes for business. 

    DGPO members receive the same discounts as DAMA-PS members.
    Fee $175 if registered by 4/14/2015
    Fee $200 if registered after 4/14/2015

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    Event:
    Master Data Management Summit Europe and the Data Governance Conference Europe 2015
    Date: 
    18-21 May 2015
    Where:
    London, UK
    Discount code:
    Members Only (10% off)
    Register:  MDM/DG 2015
    Master Data Management Summit Europe and the Data Governance Conference Europe 2015

    Europe's only co-located conferences, with 5 conference tracks, 40 case studies, 13 pre-conference workshops and 3 full day post conference workshops.  Case studies and contributors include The World Bank, TalkTalk, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Volvo, AXA Global Solutions, British American Tobacco, Environment Agency, Standard Life, Grundfos, DNB, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Catlin Holdings, BG Group, Microsoft, ING Bank, Yorkshire Building Society, Sanofi, Kimberly-Clark, Capgemini, International Finance Corp, Gazprom,  Premier Farnell, Meggitt, Novozymes, Valspar, Norges Bank, and more
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    Event:
    DAMA NY Day
    Date: 
    May 21, 2015
    Where:
    New York City, NY
    Discount code:
    Members Only
    Register:  DAMA NY Day 2015
    DAMA NY Day - How to Develop a Sustainable Enterprise Data Strategy by deploying MDM, Data Stewardship/Data Governance and a Big Data program

    Meet with industry experts Dave Majcher, Robert Seiner, Dave Loshin and find out why MDM, Data Governance/Data Stewardship and Big Data have a major impact on sustaining an Enterprise Data Strategy.
    DGPO are eligible for the DAMA rate of $149 if registered by April 15, 2015

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    Event:
    Data Governance and Information Quality Conference (DGIQ2015)
    Date: 
    8-12 June2015
    Where:
    San Diego, CA
    Discount code:
    Members Only ($150 off for the conference and $150 off for the seminars)
    Register:  DGIQ 2015
    Data Governance and Information Quality Conference (DGIQ2015) is the world’s largest event dedicated entirely to data governance and information quality.
    • 15 Pre and Post Conference Tutorials
    • 6 Tracks
    • More than 25 Case Studies
    • 2 Day Seminar on Data Stewardship
    • 2 Day Seminar on Practical Tools for the Human Side of Data Governance and Data Quality
    • Practitioner Lessons Learned and Experts Panels
    • Sessions designed for the experienced data governance and data quality professional as well as for beginners
    Register 2 people  for 4 or 5 days by May 1, 2015 and the 3rd team member is free

    A Complete Guide to Implementing Data Stewardship Seminar:
    Instructor David Plotkin
    June 11-12, 2015 | San Diego, CA
    This seminar details how to set up a data stewardship function, provide training for your stewards, and run the entire stewardship effort - including managing the Data Stewardship Committee.

    Practical Tools and Techniques for the Human Side of DG and DQ Seminar:
    Instructor Len Silverston
    June 11-12, 2015 | San Diego, CA

    This seminar provides a comprehensive toolkit, techniques, approaches and case studies for effectively managing the human side of data governance and data quality. The course will cover the major human factors within each of the major areas of data governance and data quality program, namely within setting up the program, establishing roles, gathering needs, defining data and rules, managing issues, setting up policies and procedures, and defining solutions.

    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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