Written by over 120 data management practitioners, the DAMA Guide to the Data Management Body of Knowledge (DAMA-DMBOK) is the most impressive compilation of data management principals and best practices, ever assembled. It provides data management and IT professionals, executives, knowledge workers, educators, and researchers with a framework to manage their data and mature their information infrastructure. The equivalent of the PMBOK or the BABOK, the DAMA-DMBOK provides information on: -Data Governance -Data Architecture Management -Data Development-Database Operations Management-Data Security Management -Reference & Master Data Management-Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence Management-Document & Content Management -Meta Data Management -Data Quality Management-Professional DevelopmentAs an authoritative introduction to data management, the goals of the DAMA-DMBOK Guide are: -To build consensus for a generally applicable view of data management functions. -To provide standard definitions for commonly used data management functions, deliverables, roles, and other terminology. -To document guiding principles for data management. -To present a vendor-neutral overview to commonly accepted good practices, widely adopted methods and techniques, and significant alternative approaches. -To clarify the scope and boundaries of data management. -To act as a reference which guides readers to additional resources for further understanding.