Thursday, April 6, 2017
01:15 PM - 04:30 PM
Data and information are critical assets of any organization and should be considered as valuable a resource as buildings, employees and products. For a company to gain a significant competitive advantage, it must focus on managing and using its data effectively. Data stewardship and the governance of information assets are essential parts of any relevant information systems strategy for the 21st century.
Moreover, without a successful data stewardship and governance program, it is impossible to properly implement an enterprise master data management effort or any enterprise-spanning activity.
This intensive course will deliver a road map for creating and implementing a data governance and stewardship program, based upon successful real-world implementations at several leading edge companies. The attendees will gain an understanding of the importance of data governance, the various types of information management approaches and the data steward’s function in the data-information-knowledge continuum, and it will provide proven approaches to the implementation of a data stewardship and governance program.
Best known as the world’s foremost authority on metadata management, he is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of data management, data governance, and business intelligence. In 2004 David Marco was named the “Melvil Dewey of Metadata” by Crain’s Chicago Business as he was selected to their very prestigious “Top 40 Under 40” list and was named by DePaul University as one of their “Top 14 Alumni Under 40”. In 2008 David Marco earned the DAMA Data Management Professional Achievement Award. He is the president of DataManagementU.com and is their lead contributor.
David Marco is the author of the widely acclaimed, 2 top-selling books in metadata management history, “Universal Meta Data Models” and “Building and Managing the Meta Data Repository” (available in multiple languages). In addition, he is a coauthor for multiple books and published hundreds of articles some of which have been translated into Mandarin, Russian, Portuguese and others. DMarco@EWSolutions.com