Past Sponsors and Exhibitors Include:

• Ab Initio

• Accenture

• Acuate

• alfabet

• amdocs

• Appian

• Architecting the   Enterprise


• Avolution

• BiZZdesign

• Blue Phoenix

• Business Objects

• Casewise

• Cognizant

• Compact Solutions

• DataFlux

• Datactics

• Datanomic

• Denodo

• ecenta

• Embacadero   Technologies

• Evaxyx

• Exeros

• expressor software

• glue

• Harte Hanks Global   Address

• Harte Hanks Trillium   Software

• Human Inference


• IDS Scheer

• Imperva

• Informatica

• Initiate Systems

• Kalido

• Kognitio



• Qualiware

• Oracle

• Orbus Software

• Orchestra Networks

• Serco

• Sparx Systems

• Software AG

• Stibo

• Syncsort

• Troux Technologies

• VisionWare

• X88 Software

• White Knight   Management

• Wipro

• Zoomix

Diaku Webinar Series: 5 Must Do's for Data Governance Success



Building on the popular session at this year’s IRM UK DG and MDM conference, the Diaku team are bringing their 5 Must Do’s for Data Governance Success to the web. Patrick Dewald, co-founder of Diaku and a well-known practitioner and thought leader, will be setting out his vision for the emerging Data Governance 2.0 category across this webinar series. Starting the webinar series presenting the 5 must-dos, there will then be 5 deep-dive webinar sessions on each must-do, with practical advice and guidance on implementation.

Diaku are makers of the innovative Diaku Axon software – Strong Performer in the Forrester Wave for Data Stewardship Applications and a Recognized Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Information Stewardship Applications. Diaku is also a Gartner Cool Vendor.

7 June, 1pm UK time
Webinar 1: 5 Must Do’s for Guaranteed Data Governance Success – click here to view a recording

What’s stopping your data initiatives from succeeding? Stuck in endless data committee meetings or just paralysed by fear of the colossal task ahead? In this session Diaku gives you 5 data governance must-do’s to start a collaborative data revolution towards a more data driven organisation today.

What you will learn

  • Why a focus on the data alone will not succeed
  • The flaws of data governance 1.0
  • The obstacles (and solution) to enforcement
  • Harnessing the energy of change
  • The surprising truth around ensuring ongoing support

28 June, 1pm UK time
Webinar 2: Break out of the Data Governance Silo – click here to view a recording

Are you building a vertical solution to a horizontal problem? The traditional structure and focus of data governance is being superseded by a new approach – the data governance network. In this session Diaku shows how to transform your function from a silo into a powerful community of empowered, multi-disciplinary, dynamically evolving teams.

What you will learn

  • The classic pitfalls of data governance organisations
  • Why your DG council is holding you back
  • How to build a data governance network
  • Applying the team-of-teams concept from modern combat to fast moving and challenging organisational problems
  • How dynamic workflow enables DG in a complex environment

13 September, 1pm UK time
Webinar 3: Go beyond Data Definitions – click here to view a recording
Has your data governance initiative stalled? Are you struggling to engage the business, demonstrate business value, or leverage the good work of your data governance teams? 

In this session Diaku shows you how data governance is more than definitions and ownership, and how moving beyond data definitions will breathe new life into your data governance programme

What you will learn:

  • Why do data governance - from your audience’s perspective
  • Why data governance is more than the data
  • How to turbocharge your data governance efforts and add the context of data
  • How data governance can show value by solving for business outcomes

11 October, 1pm UK time
Webinar 4: Facilitate, don’t police – click here to view a recording

A key objective of any data governance effort is to embed a culture of reuse and alignment, which is challenging. In practice that means people considering data in their day to day, complying with policies, and working within the data governance framework that the organisation has set.

In this session Diaku discusses how to meet this challenge through partnership, facilitation and enablement.

What you will learn:

  • Why policing doesn’t work at scale
  • How to apply the carrot vs the stick
  • How facilitation enables the community to self-regulate in a modern, agile way
  • How a facilitation approach unlocks value by focussing on outcomes, not procedures
  • Setting up data governance to support a facilitation approach

22 November, 1pm UK time
Webinar 5: Embrace the Chaos click here to view a recording

The one constant in the modern business is change. With a variety of pressures - performance, efficiency, innovation, M&A, regulation - the firm is a collection of moving parts working flat out to meet the changing demands of the organisation. Adding more change or bureaucracy to this environment will meet with great resistance. But there is great opportunity in this maelstrom of change!

In this session Diaku discusses how its data governance approach can help orchestrate the universe of change.

What you will learn:

  • How breaking out of the data governance silo and going beyond data definitions  supports organisational change
  • How a facilitation based approach makes DG a dynamic tool that helps projects deliver the right solutions in harmony with other change efforts
  • How DG can leverage the huge amount of change underway today to meet the DG objectives of the business
  • How DG demonstrates its value to the organisation through the engine of change

6 December, 1pm UK time
Webinar 6: Do Less, Achieve More (with Cultural Change) click here to view a recording

As the saying goes, “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime”. In today’s world, data is at the heart of the things we do. A data governance office has limited resources to deploy, and must find a way to empower the data community.

In this webinar Diaku discusses the challenge of cultural change and becoming a data-considerate organisation.

What you will learn:

  • The different perspectives that exist within the organisation
  • What drives or impedes engagement
  • How to overcome resistance to change
  • How to make cultural change last