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Jan 3 DGPO Webinar: Lessons Learned from a Mature Data Governance Program

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DATE: January 3, 2018, This webinar has passed. The recording will be made available in the Members Only section at www.dgpo.org.

TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific

PRICE: Free to all attendees

This webinar is hosted by

About the Webinar

With almost 8 years of an operational Data Governance Program, Ally has overcome various challenges and implemented viable solutions. During this session, we’ll share some lessons learned that you can utilize while establishing, building and even repositioning your Data Governance Program for success.

Specifically we’ll discuss:

  • The importance of a solid framework.
  • Council responsibilities vs decision making bodies for data management for maturity.
  • Consistent communication for lasting commitment and data ownership.
  • Managing Data Quality exceptions.
  • Shifting from results to value with a sustainable program.

About the Speakers

Susan Yamin

Enterprise Data Governance Director, Ally Financial Inc.

Susan Yamin is a CPA and Risk Management Director for Enterprise Data Governance (EDG) at Ally Bank.  Susan has over 25 years of Data Management and Governance experience and a current focus of integrating Data Governance successfully with Big Data and Analytics. Previously, Susan built out a complete Enterprise Data Governance structure for Ally Bank creating a team of professionals to support the culture shift to data management and ownership. Data Governance includes the development of a Business Glossary, End to End Lineage and Data Quality testing on a re-occurring basis.

Prior to her role at Ally, Susan was an Internal Audit Executive with a Fortune 500 Company and within the Health Care industry focused on converting corporate culture through value added integrated audit approaches, instituted data mining, constructed audit methodologies and infrastructure reporting mechanisms to improve the internal audit function.

Miah Manns

Risk Manager Enterprise Data Governance, Ally Financial Inc.

Miah Manns is a Risk Manager for Enterprise Data Governance at Ally Bank. Her skill-set includes in-depth analysis of business processes, implementing data standards and providing training and guidance on Data Governance. She is responsible for defining and implementing data management objectives that add value to the organization. Prior to her current role, she worked as an Internal Auditor at Ally Financial and Wachovia/Wells Fargo.

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