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Data Management Maturity Model

Presented by: Melanie Mecca


The DMM model helps organizations become more proficient in managing critical data assets to improve operations, enable analytics and gain competitive advantage. The DMM model serves as a catalyst and a platform for the growth of a global community of professionals and practitioners who are committed to advancing the state of the practice. In the current era of global business where information and access reign supreme, the companies that are able to leverage their corporate data assets to the fullest are the companies where people flourish. The DMM model was developed using the principles and structure of CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)  a proven approach to performance improvement and the gold standard for software and systems development for more than 20 years, originating in Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute.

Over the last two decades CMMI has been adopted in over 94 countries, applied in thousands of organizations, and has directly impacted the professional development of over 150,000 people.

Speaker Bio:














Melanie Mecca


Ms. Mecca is the CMMI Institute’s Program Manager for the Data Management Maturity (DMM) Model, and a primary author of the DMM since January 2011. She secured corporate sponsor funding and created a methodology for DMM-based benchmarking of an organization’s data management capabilities, and has led DMM Assessments for the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Office of Financial Research, Microsoft Corporation, Fannie Mae, the Federal Reserve System Statistics Function, the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Freddie Mac. She has architected and implemented data strategies and organization-wide data management improvement programs, and managed programs and projects to design: enterprise data architectures, master data hubs, data warehouse components, and shared data services. She has a Master’s degree in Philosophy.



Event Details


April 21, 2015


8:00 - 8:30 am - Sign In
8:30 - 9:45 am - Presentation
9:45 - 10:00 am - Break, Chapter Announcements
10:00 - 11:00 am - Presentation continued


Standard Insurance Building

900 SW 5th Ave, Portland, OR 97204

(Take the escalator at the entry down one level to the meeting room)


Free for members!
$15 for guests
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