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August 2009 NEWSLETTER

August 12, 2009

Data Governance, Enabling the Business for Success

Jim Orr, Director of Enterprise Data Strategy for Trillium Software

Kaiser Permanente Pleasanton
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Please RSVP to Mani

8:30 - 9:00

Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 9:15

Welcoming Remarks

9:15 - 10:15


10:15 - 10:30


10:30 - 11:45

Presentation Cont.

11:45 - 12:00

Questions and Wrap-Up

12:00 - Lunch

Restaurant or Cafeteria (to be announced at the meeting)


Presentation Description:

This refreshing and interactive presentation by Jim Orr talks to both the business benefits and mission critical aspects of data governance. From a business perspective it provides a number of introspective and creative ways to define, position, and sell the value of data governance to decision makers within your organization. From a strategic and project perspective he reveals the mission-critical components to data governance and what companies can do to effectively navigate these challenges. Based on countless real world experiences this thought provoking presentation is sure to add value to any organization considering or actively working with a data governance initiative.

The presentation will cover:

  • Data Governance Definition & Concepts

  • Business Benefits:  Financial, Operational, Risk, Cultural, Other

  • Mission Critical Challenges & Solutions:  7 Mission-Critical Components


As Trillium Software’s Director of Enterprise Data Strategy, Mr. Orr leverages an extensive background in the data governance and data quality space to create mind-share and provide thought leadership to our clients and prospects. His 15+ years in leading high performance consulting teams includes oversight, responsibility, and participation in nearly 1000 data quality and data management engagements worldwide.

His portfolio includes having worked with several Fortune 500 companies, mid-market leaders, start ups, and partners across nearly every industry vertical. Armed with a unique, vast, and real-world collection of experiences he has established a successful track record in assisting organizations plan, implement, monitor, and scale data governance and data quality programs of various size, scope, and complexity.

Today Mr. Orr draws upon his first hand accounts to help Clients and prospects develop sound data governance strategies and implementation roadmaps around their unique business requirements. In addition he is a frequent speaker at national, international, and regional events providing the industry a unique, practical, and fresh perspective on how to succeed with data governance.


  • 15+ years leading consulting services for software technology providers
  • 10+ years leading data quality consulting services
  • Oversight, responsibility, participation in nearly 1000 data quality engagements
  • Past clients include several Fortune 500 and mid-market leadership companies
  • Extensive background in working with multi- national organizations
  • Graduate of the University of Michigan – Flint
  • Other leadership positions since 2000
    • Global Services Practice Director, Business Objects
    • Director of Professional Services, Firstlogic

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