Best Practice Award

The DGPO Best Practice Data Governance Award

Nominations for The Data Governance Professionals Organization (DGPO) First Annual DGPO Best Practice Data Governance Award ended January 31, 2017. The award is given to the practitioners within a customer organization (i.e., corporation, government agency or non-profit, as opposed to a product or service vendor) in recognition of an outstanding data governance program.

The nominations will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Business need(s) being addressed

  • Approach used to design, develop and implement the program

  • Scope and depth of the DG Program as well as program longevity

  • DG defined roles and responsibilities

  • Communication and marketing approaches

  • Policies, procedures and processes established

  • Program metrics and business value provided

  • All submissions become the property of the Data Governance Professionals Organization and may be used in part or full for promotional and/or educational purposes

  • We will honor specific confidentiality requests and refrain from making certain information public, however confidential information must be specifically identified and limited to no more than 20% of the overall submission

  • The winning organization agrees to be the subject of an interview by Robert S. Seiner of, and to be published by

  • The winning organization agrees to deliver a webinar for the DGPO Case Studies Webinar Series

  • A representative of the nominee organization must be available for a telephone interview with the

    judges, if necessary

  • Finalists will be notified by April 1, 2017. The winner will be announced in May 2017 and the award will be formally presented at the 2017 Annual Data Governance and Information Quality Conference in San Diego. The winner will be invited to present a case study of their data governance program one person from the winner organization will receive 4-nights hotel stay at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa and economy airfare up to $1,000 USD from their hometown to San Diego.

The Annual DGPO Data Governance Best Practice Award is sponsored by The Data Governance and Information Quality Conference and

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