Good information yields better decisions. IBM helps companies make better, faster decisions to improve their operations and drive competitive advantage because they are confident in the quality of their data. With self-service and IT-managed options, everyone who needs it can get the right data quickly and easily. Recognized by industry analysts as an integration and governance leader, IBM offers a unified data and analytics platform that can integrate data from any source to help you discover, enrich, integrate and manage data over its lifetime and ensure quality, trust and confidence. We help clients manage data chaos and deliver trusted data to the business in order to enable data excellence.
erwin, Inc. provides the only unified software platform combining data governance, enterprise architecture, business process and data modeling. Delivered as a SaaS solution, these technologies work together to unlock data as a strategic asset so all enterprise stakeholders can discover, understand, govern and socialize data to mitigate risk, improve organizational performance and accelerate growth. For more than 30 years, erwin has been the most trusted name in data modeling and its software foundational to mission-critical data programs in government agencies, leading financial institutions, retailers and healthcare companies around the world. Learn more at www.erwin.com.
TopQuadrant helps organizations succeed in data governance with TopBraid Enterprise Data Governance (TopBraid EDG). EDG is the only solution built to support integrated governance across all types of assets and governance needs. It offers a staged approach that can grow organically with your governance program. EDG supports all types of data assets, including business terms, reference data, enterprise metadata, data and application catalogs, data lineage, data exchanges and pipelines, requirements, policies, and processes. These and any other assets can all be connected to bring together enterprise information silos. TopBraid EDG is built on standards-based knowledge graph technology that seamlessly connects enterprise metadata, ensures its quality and delivers easy and meaningful access for all data stakeholders. TopQuadrant’s customer list includes organizations in financial services, pharma, healthcare, digital media, government and other sectors.
Firstlogic Solutions, LLC is the leading SAP Gold Partner delivering data governance and data quality solutions for the SAP® Enterprise Information Management (EIM) and Firstlogic® Data Quality (DQ) platforms.
SAP® Enterprise Information Management (EIM) products include:
> SAP Information Steward - global data profiling & metadata management
> SAP Data Quality Management - global address cleansing & geocoding
> SAP Data Integrator - global ETL data integration
Firstlogic® Data Quality (DQ) products include:
> FirstPrep® - file preparation
> ACE® - address cleansing & geocoding
> DataRight IQ® - data cleansing & enhancement
> Match/Consolidate® - deduplication & householding
> PAF Manager® - NCOA PAF management
DAMA - the Data Management Association International elected its first board of directors in 1988. The first chapter was founded in 1980 in Los Angeles. Other early chapters were: San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Minneapolis, New York, and Washington D.C. DAMA has been hosting an annual conference since 1989 when our first symposium was held in Gaithersburg, Maryland. In 2001, we had a record attendance of over 1,000 data management professionals from 24 countries at our 13th annual symposium held in Anaheim, California. In 1996, the first Australian DAMA conference was held in Melbourne, and in 2000, we held the first DAMA Europe conference in London. Today, our annual symposium is the premier international event for the data management profession. DAMA International is an all volunteer organization governed by an Executive Board of Directors. Directors are voted in for a 2 year term of office and may stand for re-election.
The Data Governance Professionals Organization (DGPO) is an international non-profit, vendor neutral, association of business, IT and data professionals dedicated to advancing the discipline of data governance. The DGPO provides a forum that fosters discussion and networking for members and seeks to encourage, develop and advance the skills of members working in the data governance discipline. The DGPO has over 10,000 list members and nearly 1500 members representing 16 countries.
KIK stands for “Knowledge is King”. Consultative mentoring and transferring best practices knowledge are the focuses of KIK Consulting & Educational Services. KIK and Robert S. Seiner provide practical, pragmatic and cost-effective education, solutions and implementations in the disciplines of data governance & stewardship, data warehousing and business intelligence, meta-data management and knowledge management.