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8 March 2013

Data governance projects present a unique set of management challenges that can stymie many experienced information system project managers. This complex organizational and technical practice requires a tailored methodology to ensure that the project is well-organized, analyzed and executed, delivering value to the organization. A program approach to data governance is important to the success of the effort

This presentation by renowned data governance expert Anne Marie Smith will offer a methodology for creating a successful data governance program based upon her actual experiences at several companies. Attendees will gain an understanding of the importance of managing a data governance program effectively, the critical success factors of data governance, offer some suggestions for avoiding common problems, and how to extend the data governance program into the organization’s culture and projects.

In this presentation you will learn:

  • The critical success factors of data governance
  • How to establish the data governance program
  • How to select the right stewards and other participants
  • Roles and responsibilities of the data governance entities (councils, teams)
  • How to develop the initial project team and manage the program and subsequent projects

And that's not all! Project Management Professionals (PMPs) will earn a FREE PDU for attending this event which they can put forth towards their general PDU requirements. Certified Data Management Professionals (CDMPs) will earn a free CDMP Professional Development /Recertification Credit for attending this event. Certified Business Analyst Professionals (CBAPs) will earn a FREE CDU, and both CIPS Information Systems Professionals (ISPs) and CIPS Information Technology Certified Professional (ITCPs) will earn a FREE Learning Credit from attending this event.

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7 March 2013

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7 March 2013

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5 March 2013

The PMAC Board of Directors has set the date for the latest PMAC AGM. The annual event will be held on 4 May 2013 as an online "virtual" meeting. Directors will present their portfolio reports via webinar and votes will be solicited via the Internet. More details and a signup form will be forthcoming closer to the date. Please hold some time open on that day, beginning at noon Eastern time.

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