MUNDELEIN, Ill., Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Utopia, Inc., a leading data consulting and services provider, today announced their gold sponsorship of the ASUG Data Governance Special Interest Group (SIG) Fall Event held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 26-28, 2011.
Utopia's senior vice president for strategic accounts, John Ferraioli will present with CSL Behring on "Getting out of the Starting Block: Establishing Enterprise Data Management at CSL Behring" on Monday, September 26 at 2:15 p.m. CDT. CSL Behring is a global leader in the plasma protein therapeutics industry. The presentation will focus on how CSL Behring established the foundation for governing and managing data as an asset to improve business reporting and optimize SAP ERP business processes. Insight will be offered on how the initiative came to be, the progress of the program, the leveraging of SAP® BusinessObjects™ Data Services software, and the application of Utopia's Data Health Assessment™ (DHA).
Attendees will learn how starting simple and profiling data early in the process is beneficial, and how to use the resultant information to drive and optimize a data management initiative. "Enabling companies to establish a world class enterprise data management environment from strategy through tactical execution is how Utopia helps companies to accelerate business objectives and trust their systems and reports through better data management," said John Ferraioli, senior vice president for Utopia. "Utopia's enterprise data lifecycle management methodology helps our clients optimize their business processes and make better decisions."
The ASUG Data Governance SIG hosts presentations and demonstrations on data governance related solutions, and includes "hot topic" breakout workshops centered on data governance organization, processes, and technologies. ASUG members are encouraged to confer with data management experts from SAP and partners to enhance existing data governance programs and initiate new ones.
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ABOUT UTOPIA, INC.
Utopia, Inc. is a global data consulting and services employing the enterprise data lifecycle management ™ (EDLM) methodology. Utopia's offerings include strategy development, master data management, data migration, data archiving, data quality, and data governance. Utopia is an SAP® Gold Partner in the SAP Consulting Program for North America. Utopia was named North America Services Partner of the Year 2010 by SAP America, Inc. and a Gartner "Cool Vendor in Application Services, 2011. (i)"
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