Data Governance
Professionals Organization

What is Data Governance?

Data Governance is a discipline that provides clear-cut policies; procedures; standards; roles; responsibilities; and accountabilities to ensure that data is well-managed as an enterprise resource.

— from the DGPO Data Governance Glossary (a DGPO member benefit)

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Michael Nicosia shares "Data Governance Value Proposition – Understanding Your Data Risk"

To access the entire DGPO catalog of past and future webinars (currently over 60 hours of content), become a DGPO member!


Data Governance Best Practices Framework

Members have access to best practices documented for each of the six categories in this framework. The framework was developed by the DGPO community based off of real-life lessons learned and will continue to grow over time.

Why Join DGPO?

  • Access expertise and case studies from the DGPO Data Governance Best Practices Framework, represented by the hexagon above *
  • Network, share and interact with other professionals working in data governance
  • Collaborate and interact with experts in data governance
  • Participate in working groups
  • Join member interactive teleconferences and webinars
  • Receive DGPO newsletters
  • Receive member-only discounts on training classes, seminars, conferences and products
  • Access to member-only content, including a Data Governance glossary and webinar recordings
  • Data Governance Best Practice award submissions

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Who We Are

A non-profit, vendor neutral, association of business, IT and data professionals dedicated to advancing the discipline of data governance.

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Our Objective

To provide a forum that fosters discussion and networking for members and to encourage, develop and advance the skills of members working in the data governance discipline.

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Our Vision

To be the world-wide, connected
community of data governance
professionals and the primary resource for data governance knowledge and best practices.

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