Winner of the CDQ Good Practice Award 2021: Evonik!

With their "Journey to a Touchless First-Time-Right Data Life Cycle Process", Evonik won the Good Practice Award 2021. Read here all the details about the winner, the finalists, and their submissions.
Good Practice Award Winner & Finalists

Data Strategy

A Data Strategy defines how a company will manage and use its data to generate value. We explain how to build a strategy and why it is essential for your business.
Data Strategy

E-Book: The Data Value Formula

Today, access to valuable data is a superpower. But just having a lot of data is not enough. In our recent e-book, our experts explain how to turn data into business value using a simple model – the Data Value Formula.
The Data Value Formula

Recent Publications

Our various publications create added value for you and your company. Scientifically based models and methods for efficient management of your data.
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Managing Enterprise Analytics Platforms

Successful management of enterprise analytics platforms requires scalable data onboarding and analytics delivery processes with little human intervention but strong governance.
Managing Enterprise Analytics Platforms

Using Machine Learning for Improving Data Quality

Increased data volumes put companies under pressure to systematically manage and control their data assets. Find out how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) techniques can support you in your data management activities.
Machine Learning

Data Excellence Model (DXM)

The digital transformation of businesses has brought about a fundamental change in many industries. The new Data Excellence Model offers support and guidance for practitioners.
Data Excellence Model

Open Data App Store

The Competence Center Corporate Data Quality (CC CDQ), together with the University of Lausanne, launched a project to provide an “Open Data App Store” that supports businesses in finding, integrating and using open data.
Open Data App Store

Data Catalog Reference Model and Market Study published

The Competence Center Corporate Data Quality (CC CDQ), in collaboration with researchers from Fraunhofer ISST and many data management experts, developed a data catalog reference model and a market study.
Data Catalogs

We are hiring: PhD students

We invite applications for our PhD Positions (100%) at the University of Lausanne/HEC in the Competence Center Corporate Data Quality. You will contribute to the design and implementation of a Data App Store or Machine Learning interrogations in business contexts. Employment rate is 100%!
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Competence Center Corporate Data Quality (CC CDQ)

Bridging the gap between theory and practice by bringing together data management experts from companies and academia

The Competence Center Corporate Data Quality (CC CDQ) is a data management research consortium and expert community addressing the challenges resulting from digitalization and data-driven strategies. The core objective of the CC CDQ is to jointly develop innovative concepts and transfer scientific research results to everyday business practices.

The CC CDQ is headed by Prof. Dr. Christine Legner (HEC – University of Lausanne) and operated by CDQ AG

Based on latest scientific and practical insights, the CC CDQ develops methods, architectures, reference models, and prototypes needed for efficient implementation of data management. As an expert community, the CC CDQ hosts workshops and focus groups in which knowledge and experiences are shared, best practices are presented, and approaches and solutions are discussed.

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Winner of the CDQ Good Practice Award 2021: Evonik!

The community and the international jury ranked Evonik‘s good practice top and declared the chemical company the winner of this year's award.


Winner of the CDQ Good Practice Award 2020: Bayer AG!

We are happy to announce the winner and finalists of the competition and their innovative submissions.


Good Practice Award 2020: The Finalists Have Now been Announced

Bayer, Beiersdorf, and Deutsche Bank made it into the final round of this year's award.


Webinar Series: How to Manage Data as an Asset

This webinar series summarizes good practices and research results of the Competence Center Corporate Data Quality (CC CDQ).



The Data Value Formula (E-Book, 2020)

Three keys to unlock your data's full potential.

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Data Strategy Canvas

Defining the Building Blocks of a Data Strategy

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Data Documentation for Data Catalogs: Metadata model and attributes (Work report, 2020)

Data Excellence Model Template (2019)

Success Story: Data Management at Schaeffler Group

In an article recently published in the specialist magazine "Big Data Insider", Markus Rahm provides insights into data management at Schaeffler. And how it has evolved with the help of the CC CDQ. Data Management at the Schaeffler Group

CDQ Cloud Platform

The CDQ Cloud Platform enables fast and reliable analyses, validation and enrichment of your business partner master data. Request your personal demo now! CDQ Cloud Platform data quality tools

CDQ Suite for Collaborative Data Management

The CDQ Suite helps companies get rid of tedious data maintenance work and sustain high data quality. It delivers Data Quality as a Service (DQaaS) with zero maintenance for data-driven organizations. CDQ Suite Data Management Services

Data Strategy

A data strategy defines how a company will manage and use its data to generate value. We explain how to build a data strategy and why it is essential for business. Data Strategy to Manage Data Successfully
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