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Data Governance Australia

Australia’s leading industry association established to promote the responsible management and use of data to enable Australian businesses gain a competitive edge while reducing data-related risk.

As per the Data Availability and Use report of the Productivity Commission:  ‘Recommended reforms are aimed at moving from a system based on risk aversion and avoidance, to one based on transparency and confidence in data processes, treating data as an asset and not a threat. Significant change is needed for Australia’s open government agenda and the rights of consumers to data to catch up with achievements in competing economies’.

Data Governance Australia assists its members optimise their organisation’s data management, security and capability to gain a competitive edge while building trust amongst consumers that their data can deliver improved products and services while respecting their privacy and dignity.

Reasons organisations engage with us… 

  • Build consumer trust:Evidence to consumers that your organisation has leading practice data governance, privacy and protection policies and processes in order to offer them improved products and services while protecting their privacy and dignity.
  • Protect financial and reputation status:  Ensure that your organisation has adequate embedded processes to mitigate against data-related risks, such as notifiable breaches.
  • Improve competitiveness:  Ensure that your organisation has the tools to use the collection, storage, management and analysis of data to improve competitiveness and productivity, thereby enhancing value for all stakeholders.
  • Project your organisation as a thought leader:  Participate in data governance roundtables, advocacy and contributions to thought leadership content.
  • Prepare for developments in the data landscape:  Learn about global and local developments in data regulation (eg GDPR) and opportunities (eg AI) so that your organisation can remain innovative, compliant and competitive.
  • Be an employer of choice: Provide your employees with basic data literacy (and more advanced) courses so that they are able to both protect and optimise data for their roles – and more confidently participate in the Digital Era.
  • Assist Board’s fiduciary duties: Share with your Board that your organisation is aware of, and has taken all required steps, to mitigate data-related risk and enhance the opportunities that data provides to improve the business.
  • Access the brightest minds: Attend private boardroom events featuring local and international leaders in data governance, digital transformation, cybersecurity, consumer privacy, ethics, AI…
  • Develop your skills and personal brand: Colleague with your peers from other organisations to continuously develop your skills and ability to positively contribute to all stakeholders in your organisation.

Learn more about DGA Membership here.

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Health Data Analytics | 16-17 October 2019

Health Data Analytics | 16-17 October 2019

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