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IDQ Webinars: with Sikke Van der Zee, IQCP


IQCP Study Experience: effort and benefit


  • Content of the IQCP programme
  • Personal benefits from IQCP-study
  • Examples how the study looks like
  • The effort for a Non-Data Finance professional
  • Requirements for the exam
  • Keeping up to date with recertification




About the Author

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Sikke Van der Zee is a Dutchman working for Shell International B.V. at Shell headquarters in The Hague - The Netherlands. He joined Shell 33 years ago and worked in various Finance disciplines and Business sectors. Most recent jobs included Interim Manager Accounting Retail Petrol stations in the Netherlands, Senior Controller for Exploration Ventures and for the last 5 years he had a role as Process Owner for Assets and Projects in the Shell Finance Operations division where he was responsible to drive Data Quality improvements for Master Reference Data.

Sikke has been appointed in July 2014 to a new job as Data Quality Training and (external) Benchmark Manager.

He passed his IQCP exam in December 2013.

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About the Author

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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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