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Maria C. Villar

Maria C. Villar is a leader, consultant and writer in the field of enterprise information management, data strategy and digital transformation . She has held senior executive data positions in both the technology and financial sector.

As a leader in enterprise information management, she had led teams responsible for data architecture, data quality, business reporting, master data & records management, data stewardship and data governance. Maria has three times been awarded a Best Practices Award from TDWI for best practices in organization, governance, policies and technologies.. Also in 2017, Maria was recognized by the international society of CDOs (isCDO) for leadership in "Transformation and Collaboration from Inward to Outward". This award recognizes outstanding CDO leadership in driving business outcomes and business collaboration.

As a consultant, Maria brings a real world experience to information management , a strong strategic background as well as demonstrated expertise in building organizations and leading large re-engineering projects.

Maria holds a bachelor in Computer Science and graduate degrees in Management Information Systems and Business Administration. She has been recognized in Hispanic Business Magazine as one of the top 100 Influential Hispanics and received the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Award.

Maria has guest lectured on the topic of data strategy, data transformation and information management in leading universities, industry conferences and Fortune 500 companies across the country. She has written articles on information management for the TDWI System Journal, The International Association for Privacy Professionals and the Information Management magazine.

She co-authored a book with Theresa Kushner : Managing your Business Data: From Chaos to Confidence, available at Amazon.

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Data Governance Fundamentals - online training course Data Governance Fundamentals

This 5-hour course provides a comprehensive overview of the many dimensions of data governance. Built upon a Data Governance Framework, the course describes data value management, leadership and governance, governance organizations, data protection, data quality management, and data governance best practices. The Data Governance Framework provides a big-picture view that is valuable when planning, organizing, organizing, and optimizing data governance programs.

Instructors: Maria Villar, Theresa Kushner, Dave Wells, Jed Summerton, Evan Levy, Tom Redman

Our Price: $500.00
Data Stewardship Core - online training course Data Stewardship Fundamentals

The objective of this 5-hour 15-minute course is to build a foundation of knowledge for the Data Stewards. It covers topics ranging from basic terminology, roles and responsibilities and best practices of data stewardship to fundamentals of data quality, data governance, and other information management disciplines.

Instructors: Maria C Villar and David Wells

Our Price: $535.00
Data Governance for Data Stewards - online training course Data Governance for Data Stewards

The objective of this 4-hour 45-minute course is to provide an overview of the field of data governance with the goal of building strong fundamental knowledge for Data Stewards. It covers the disciplines of governing data, the essential components and a roadmap to execution of a successful data governance program.

Instructors: Maria C Villar, John Ladley & Dave Wells

Our Price: $475.00