DAMA Partners with Innovative Systems to Debut Industry Experts Webinar Series

Series will focus on hot topics and best practices to help data management professionals stay on top of their game

Date: 11/08/2017

PITTSBURGH, November 7, 2017 – The Data Management Association International (DAMA) and Innovative Systems have partnered to develop and present a series of educational webinars to data management professionals worldwide. Featuring DAMA industry experts from a wide cross-section of industries, each webinar in the series will focus on a specific topic germane to the data management world.

The first webinar in the series, “How to Become the Data Quality Champion of your Organization”, will take place on November 9 at 2:00 p.m. EST. Presented by Laura Sebastian-Coleman, Ph.D., Data Quality Center of Excellence Lead at Cigna, this webinar will focus on:

  • The cost of poor quality data and its implications on the business side
  • How to quantify the benefits of high quality data to develop your ROI
  • How to gain executive buy-in and funding for your program
  • Proven steps to set up a sustainable data quality program that avoids future pitfalls

“DAMA International is very proud to be associated with Innovative Systems,” said Sue Geuens, President of DAMA International. “We are extremely excited at this series of webinars, which brings our wonderful speakers and their great data stories to data management professionals worldwide.”

All webinars will be available on demand after airing. Data management professionals who attend the live webinar will have the opportunity to interact with the DAMA industry expert and will qualify to receive 1 CPD credit from DAMA International. To register for the first webinar in the series, click here.

Future topics will include geospatial initiatives, data privacy and risk mitigation, data governance, the CDO role, and many more.

About Innovative Systems, Inc.
Innovative Systems delivers data solutions that offer actionable insight and enable our customers to identify the hidden opportunities or risks in their data. Since 1968, we have pioneered best-in-class data quality, data management, and risk and compliance solutions for Global 2000 companies worldwide. Many organizations continue to rely on Innovative Systems’ expertise and superior products decade after decade, with leading analysts ranking us at the top for both technology and customer satisfaction. For more information, please visit our website at

About DAMA International
DAMA International is an all volunteer organization governed by an Executive Board of Directors whose mission it is to provide a non-profit, vendor-independent association where data professionals can go for help and assistance; to provide the best practice resources such as the DMBoK and DM Dictionary of Terms in a mechanism that reaches as many DM professionals as possible; to create a trusted environment for DM professionals to collaborate and communicate; and to enable Chapters across the world to leverage off DAMAI and to interact with DAMAI to the benefit of all DM Professionals.

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