The Leader's Data Manifesto - Making It Work for You
  Danette McGilvray   Danette McGilvray
President and Principal
Granite Falls
  John Ladley   John Ladley
First San Francisco Partners


Wednesday, April 25, 2018
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM

Level:  Business / Non-Technical

The Leader’s Data Manifesto was introduced at EDW last year in Atlanta - and received a positive, enthusiastic response. A lot has happened since then. Whether you are already familiar with the manifesto or are hearing about it for the first time, join us to find out: 

  • What we said: A quick overview
  • What has happened: Update on past year
  • What we have heard: Your feedback
  • How you can use it: Move your data efforts forward
  • What is next: Your goals

Please stop by, learn how you can make the Manifesto work for you, and share your ideas!

Danette McGilvray is President and Principal of Granite Falls Consulting, a firm that helps organizations increase their success by addressing the information quality and data governance aspects of their business efforts. Focusing on bottom-line results, Granite Falls excels in helping clients connect their business strategy to practical steps for implementation, with communication and the human aspect of work also being emphasized. An internationally respected expert, the second edition of her book "Executing Data Quality Projects: Ten Steps to Quality Data and Trusted Information"™ (Elsevier/Academic Press) was released in 2021. Her Ten Steps™ approach has been embraced as a proven method for managing data quality in any organization. A popular speaker, she has taught her courses in several countries. Her book has been translated into Chinese and is being used as a textbook in university graduate programs. Contact her at or via LinkedIn.

John Ladley is a Business Technology Thought Leader with 30 years experience in planning, project management, improving IT organizations and successful implementation of information systems. John Ladley is a recognized authority in the use and implementation of business intelligence and Enterprise Information Management. He is author of “Making EIM Work for Business – A Guide to Managing Information as an Asset” and “Data Governance: How to Deploy and Sustain a Data Governance Program.” He frequently writes and speaks on a variety of technology and enterprise information management topics. His Information Management experience is balanced between strategic technology planning, project management and practical application of technology to business problems.