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IDQ Webinars: World Quality Day Special


World Quality Day Celebrations with IAIDQ


Celebrate World Quality Day 2013 with IAIDQ by joining a special discussion featuring IAIDQ Award winners talking about their experiences and takeaways from recent data quality conferences especially  IDQ2013 and ICIQ 2013 at Little Rock, Arkansas.

The session will conclude with an opportunity for the audience to ask questions, share thoughts  and participate in the dialogue. We would like to hear about your interests, concerns, and challenges ahead of time, so share your provocative questions while registering for the event.

Please join us to celebrate World Quality Day!




About the Author

Elizabeth Pierce

Elizabeth Pierce is an Associate Professor of Information Science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR). She joined the faculty in August 2006 as part of UALR’s efforts to launch the first Master of Science in Information Quality.

Prior to coming to UALR, Elizabeth Pierce taught for 11 years at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She holds a PhD in Statistics & Management Science from the University of Michigan, a Master of Science in Computer Science from Iona College, and Bachelor of Science degrees in Quantitative Business Analysis and Mathematics from Penn State.

She can be reached at expierce [AT] ualr [dot] edu

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Danette McGilvray is president and principal of Granite Falls Consulting, Inc., a firm that helps organizations increase their success by addressing the information quality and data governance aspects of their business efforts. She also emphasizes communication and the human aspect of information quality and governance.

Danette is the author of Executing Data Quality Projects: Ten Steps to Quality Data and Trusted Information™ (Morgan Kaufmann, 2008). An internationally respected expert, her Ten Steps™ approach to information quality has been embraced as a proven method for creating and improving data quality in the enterprise. The Chinese-language edition is available and her book is used as a textbook in university graduate programs. Danette was the 2013 recipient of IAIDQ’s Distinguished Member Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the field of information and data quality.

She can be reached via email at danette [AT] gfalls [dot] com

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Piyush Malik

Piyush Malik, is an entrepreneur, thought leader and leading practitioner in the field of information management with demonstrated expertise in business Intelligence, governance, big data, analytics and cognitive data science. Through his management consulting, technology, design thinking and strategy skills, he has helped transform numerous Fortune 500 clients become data-driven and improved their business outcomes. An innovation advocate and client focused engineer who cut his teeth in product and offering management, he has also built businesses and led large worldwide consulting practices in emerging technologies for leading system integration and consulting firms such as IBM, PwC and Tata in his career spanning more than two decades. With experience transcending multiple industries, geographies and domains, he is a sought after startup advisor and speaker. Resident of San Francisco Bay area for the past 20 years, he has been serving on the boards of a number of professional and non-profit organizations and is active on twitter @pmalik1 and LinkedIn:

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Robin Rappaport is the Data Quality Team Leader responsible for delivery of the Data Quality Initiative for Research Databases at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Her work and that of her team contributed to the IRS being awarded a Computerworld Honor and a Government Computer News (GCN) Gala Award. She has over 25 years of experience as a Data Quality practitioner. Her undergraduate degree was in Economics with Computer Science. Her graduate work was in Operations Research with a concentration in Mathematical Modeling in Information Systems. She has worked in both private (6 years) and public sectors (since June 1990). Her positions include Computer Programmer, Systems Analyst, and Operations Research Analyst.

In addition to IQ International, the International Association for Information & Data Quality, she is a member of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS). She was Chairman, Individual Membership for the Washington, D.C. chapter from 1987- 1990. She was elected Secretary and served from 1990 - 1991.

Contact Robin by email at robin [dot] rappaport [AT] iaidq [dot] org

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