Christina Shurts

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What to Expect at This Month’s Enterprise Data World Conference

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The Enterprise Data World (EDW) Conference, is being held in San Diego, CA from April 25 – 27th.  This event, now in its 22nd year, is recognized as one of the most comprehensive educational conferences on data management.  It promises to deliver the opportunity to listen firsthand to thought leaders, attend workshops and network with hundreds of data professionals from around the globe.

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Check Out DATUM’s Learning Lab at the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2018

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The Gartner Data & Analytics Summit is quickly approaching.  Our experts will be offering exclusive Learning Labs on key topics including data leadership, communicating the value of data, getting started with New Product Introduction (NPI), thinking beyond General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) readiness, and the value of data catalogs.

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Top 4 Data Governance & MDM Conferences to Keep Your Eye on in 2018

In the world of data governance, there are multiple options where you can sharpen your data governance skills, but one of the best ways to take your game to the next level is by attending industry conferences.  You can hear the latest developments in your field, listen firsthand to thought leaders, attend workshops or trainings, as well as network with your peers.  But the list of possible conferences is long (and your budget limited!) and it can be daunting to decide which conferences to attend. If you’re looking for some guidance on where to spend your time this year, you are in luck! Over the years DATUM has attended and participated in many different conferences, and based on those experiences we’ve compiled our top 4 recommended data governance conferences for 2018.

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Don’t Miss One of the Best Data Governance Events for SAP Users

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The ASUG EIM conference, November 7-9th, in Schaumburg, IL is less than two weeks away! This event delivers the opportunity to connect with fellow SAP professionals, and subject matter experts to share information, insights and ideas for business success.  

Be sure to attend presentations by our very own DATUM experts and customers, you don’t want to miss these!

Business KPIs & Data Governance: A Sweet Combination for Hershey
Mark Yingling, Director, Enterprise Master Data Management, The Hershey Company
Tuesday, November 7th @ 10:30 am

Culture is king at the almost 125-year-old Hershey Company. So activating the corporate change needed to make data governance successful and sustainable required a tangible connection to business initiatives. Learn how Hershey's data team was able to connect product traceability to governance efforts to provide the catalyst for value-driven data policies.

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Join Us on the Sunny Side of Life at DGIQ

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DATUM will be in sunny San Diego at this month’s Data Governance and Information Quality Conference (DGIQ)DGIQ is the world’s largest event dedicated entirely to data governance and information quality.  The conference will be held at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa from June 12th to 16th in San Diego, California.

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