Who It's For
Individual contributors and team members responsible for or interested in the quality of data in their business processes, systems or databases. This includes roles such as:
- Data Analysts
- Data Quality Analysts
- Business Analysts
- Data Designers/Modellers
- Data Stewards
- Application Developers
- Any data professional impacting the quality of data upon which their business depends
This class has also proven helpful for:
- Managers and project managers of individual contributors and team members. They need to understand what is involved in addressing data quality because they hire resources, assign people’s time, provide support, and remove roadblocks to data quality work.
- Users of data whose work has been affected by poor data quality and want to find solutions for those problems.
President and Principal
Granite Falls Consulting
Danette McGilvray is president and principal of Granite Falls Consulting, Inc., a firm that helps organizations increase their success by addressing the information quality and data governance aspects of their business efforts. With a focus on bottom-line results, Granite Falls helps organizations enhance the value of their information assets by connecting their strategy to practical steps for implementation. We also emphasize the importance of communication and human factors affecting the success of their business goals, issues, strategies, and opportunities.
Danette is the author of Executing Data Quality Projects: Ten Steps to Quality Data and Trusted Information™ 2nd Ed. (2021, Elsevier/Academic Press). An internationally respected expert, her Ten Steps™ approach to information quality has been embraced as a proven method for creating, improving, sustaining, and managing information and data quality in any organization. Her book is used as a textbook in university graduate programs. The Chinese translation of the first edition was the first data quality book available in Chinese.
A skilled facilitator, program and project manager, she has worked with people at all levels of the organization and from most functional areas, giving her a valuable perspective on organizational challenges based on real-life experience. Danette has helped organizations in industries as varied as biotech, pharma, insurance, banking, retail, automotive, financial services, direct selling, utilities, higher education, energy, and water management. Danette is a popular speaker and has taught her highly-rated courses in several countries.
With her holistic approach to data quality, Danette believes that data quality can save the world. She loves to work with organizations that want to increase their data literacy and build expertise in-house. She helps through consulting, training, one-on-one coaching, and executive workshops and presentations. Please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org, connect with her on LinkedIn, and follow her on Twitter: Danette_McG.
IRM UK Public Course: Ten Steps to Data Quality