Data Management for Data Protection (GDPR)

Data protection regulations, such as GDPR, are fundamentally about data management. The CC CDQ research team provides a data-centric view on data protection regulatory requirements throughout the data lifecycle.
Data Management for Data Protection

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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Managing Big Data & Analytics

Successful management of Big Data and Analytics requires scalable data onboarding and analytics delivery processes with little human intervention but strong governance.
Big Data & Analytics

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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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

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

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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 research consortium and expert community in the field of data management addressing the challenges resulting from digitalization and data-driven strategies. The core objective of the CC CDQ is to transfer innovative concepts and scientific research results in the domain of data management to everyday business practice in order to support companies in managing data as an asset

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.




It's time to start cherry picking!

We believe: Sharing is the best way to better data. We are so committed to sharing, we even made it our brand-new logo! 


Schwarz Group is now member of CC CDQ & Corporate Data League (CDL)

The Schwarz Group's (i.a. LIDL and Kaufland) Data Management in future will rely on Shareconomy, Co-innovation and Best Practices.


Young Talent Award: Winner 2018

Christopher van Dun from the university of Bayreuth in Germany won the CDQ Young Talent Award 2018! With his master thesis he made a strong contribution to the application of data quality metrics in the domain of process mining and convinced the top-class jury.


LIDL joins the CC CDQ

The German global discount supermarket chain joins the Competence Center Corporate Data Quality 


Tetra Pak joins CC CDQ

The world's leading food processing and packaging solutions company joins the CC CDQ


Good Practice Award 2018 – Winner Robert Bosch reveals secret to data success

Congrats to Robert Bosch - winner of the CDQ Good Practice Award 2018

Data sharing for better data quality

CDQ's innovative data sharing solutions ensure better data quality of customer and vendor master data with less manual effort. Taking a first step is easy! Data sharing for better data quality
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