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Oct 2 DGPO Presents: Setting up an Effective Data Governance Program – Our Experiences at Amica

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DATE: October 2, 2019, 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

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About the Webinar

When establishing a Data Governance program, one of the major challenges is ensuring it is an effective program that brings value to your company. As a Data Governance professional, you know what you need to be doing but your enterprise is not so sure it’s the right thing. 

This session will highlight the challenges and successes of Amica’s journey toward Data Governance effectiveness:

  • Finding the right data stewards for your organization
  • Engaging the Data Governance council
  • Demonstrating value to the business and/or IT areas
  • Assess what works, what doesn’t work, and how to “find a groove”
  • There will be more – join us to find out what they are!

Please consider attending this webinar whether you’re just starting on your journey or you’re well on your way (and noticing that things seem to be a bit stale or stagnant).

About the Speakers

Sheila Embree

Lead Data Governance Analyst. Amica Mutual Insurance

Sheila first became interested in data and analytics at Wellesley College, where she graduated with a degree in Economics in 1990. She has significant insurance industry experience, having worked for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of RI (BCBSRI) for 20 years. She had various data and analytics roles at BCBSRI but her favorite role was in Data Governance. Her first Data Governance engagement was there and she brought those talents with her to Amica in 2015. Sheila and her team members continue to evolve the maturity of Amica’s Data Governance program.

Don Lemay

Data Governance Analyst, Amica Mutual Insurance

Don has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. He has worked in sales as a trainer and supervisor, and then with vendors working on various projects and systems. During this time, he also acted as a data steward before transitioning to a full-time position as an analyst on the Data Governance team. Don brings his varied background to Amica’s Data Governance team and feels fortunate to be a part of something from the start, and to be part of its success as it continues to grow.

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