DG, Quality, and Security

Data Governance, Quality, and Security

Getting in Front on Data, by Thomas C. Redman, Ph.D.


This book lays out the roles everyone, up and down the organization chart, can and must play to ensure that data is up to the demands of its use, in day-in, day-out work, decision-making, planning, and analytics. Read more…


Tom Redman, “the Data Doc,” and his company, Data Quality Solutions, help leaders world-wide attack data quality head-on. Thousands benefit from his approaches and methods. Prior to forming Data Quality Solutions, he led the Data Quality Lab at Bell Labs. He has a Ph.D. in Statistics and two patents.

Non-Invasive Data Governance, by Robert S. Seiner


Provides you with a complete set of tools to help you deliver a successful data governance program. Read more…


Bob Seiner is an internationally recognized consultant / educator in the field of data governance. Bob is also the publisher of The Data Administration Newsletter (TDAN.com), an award winning electronic publication since 1997, focused on sharing data management best practices.

The Audacity to Spy: How Government, Business, and Hackers Rob Us of Privacy, by Catherine Nolan and Ashley M. Wilson, JD


Written by an attorney with an interest in privacy laws and legislation and her grandmother who is an experienced Information Analyst, reveals the ways in which your identity and personal data have been stolen by various sources. Read more…



Ashley M. Wilson, JD, is an Attorney at Law practicing in Illinois and Wisconsin.

Catherine Nolan has an MBA in Business Administration and 25 years’ experience as an Information Analyst.

Data Quality Assessment, by Arkady Maydanchik


Skipping theory and focusing purely on what is practical and what works, this text contains a proven approach to identifying, warehousing, and analyzing data errors – the first step in any data quality program. Read more…

amArkady Maydanchik is a recognized practitioner, author, and educator in the field of data quality and information integration. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars, and teaches data quality courses through the Data Warehousing Institute and through his company, Data Quality Group LLC.

The Hidden Corporation: A Data Management Security Novel, by David Schlesinger, CISSP


Follow cybersecurity specialist Nancy MacBaron who fights in the corporate trenches against criminal hackers intent on stealing her company’s sensitive information, yet discovers hidden data security gaps in her corporation while investigating a data theft.  The world’s first data security business novel is an accessible way to illuminate hidden data dangers while explaining some of the cybersecurity challenges of today. Read more…


David Schlesinger has 25 years of experience in information technology and data security management.  He is CISSP certified in cybersecurity and is on the Board of Directors of the Phoenix ISSA, a security professional association.  David has authored two US Patents for data governance methods that use Metadata classifications to audit and automate user rights and regulatory compliance, and speaks widely at data management and security conferences.