Global Data Strategy Newsletter - January 2016
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Global Data Strategy Newsletter 
January 2016

Welcome to the Global Data Strategy Newsletter! If you're receiving this, you are a member of our trusted network of data management professionals. We're excited to share the launch of our new company with you, and keep you abreast of our latest events & resources. This quarterly newsletter will provide you with updates on data management topics, trends, and insights from around the globe. We hope you benefit from these resources, but if you don't wish to receive this information in the future, please unsubscribe below. 

Who We Are

Global Data Strategy, Ltd is an international information management consulting company specializing in the alignment of business drivers with data-centric technology to help organizations uncover new business opportunities for profitability & growth. We offer assistance in the following areas:
 Enterprise Data Strategy
 Data Governance
 Big Data Analytics & Business Intelligence
 Master Data Management
 Data Quality
 Data Architecture & Modeling

Management Team
We are a new company with years of experience. Our management team provides decades of knowledge in information management assisting organizations across the globe. Our network of consultants worldwide offer you world-class experience with local knowledge & expertise.
Donna Burbank, Managing Director has over 20 years of experience in data management, metadata management, and enterprise architecture. Her background is multi-faceted across consulting, product development, product management, brand strategy, marketing, and business leadership. Prior to this role, Donna was the Global Practice Director for Information Management at an international consulting company, EAC Group, providing consulting & thought leadership for key clients worldwide. She has served in key brand strategy and product management roles at CA Technologies and Embarcadero Technologies for several of the leading data management products in the market. She is a long time DAMA International member and is the President of the DAMA Rocky Mountain chapter. She can be reached at

Nigel Turner, Principal Consultant, EMEA has over 20 years experience in Information Management, specialising in Information Strategy, Data Quality, Data Governance, and Master Data Management. He created and led large IM & CRM consultancy & delivery teams in the British Telecommunications Group (BT), and has also worked as an Information Management consultant with Trillium Software, IPL, and FromHereOn.  In these consultant roles he has engaged with over 200 customer organisations from all parts of the globe.  Nigel is a well-known thought leader in Information Management and has presented at many international conferences in addition to writing numerous white papers and blogs on Information Management topics. He is an active member of the UK Data Management Association (DAMA UK) and co-founded its award winning Data Professionals’ mentoring programme. He can be reached at

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Upcoming Webinars

 Jan 19 "Becoming a Data-Driven Organization: Aligning Business & Data Strategy", DAMA DATAVERSITY webinar Register

 Jan 27 "Govern Data Definition through Data Modeling", Enterprise Data Governance Online DATAVERSITY Register

Whitepaper Downloads
Why a Data Model is Important to the Business
Getting Your CRM Data Right: The Law of 80:20

Articles & Blogs 
 A Data Model Describes a Business - DATAVERSITY
 Make Your Data Management Project a Peacock - TDAN 
 Data Governance Has an Image Problem - TDAN

Social Media Links
 Twitter @GlobalDataStrat

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