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Who We Are

Organizing people, energy, practices and procedures into activities that properly manage the information needs of your enterprise can be difficult. DAMA-PS will help you explore ongoing trends, technologies and practices in your profession.

    • Learn what other data management professionals are doing in the industry
    • Share best practices and experiences
    • Develop your career skills and expand your network and career opportunities

Our Story

Since 1987, DAMA-PS has been a driving force in the data management industry and has grown in a membership of over 500 data professionals. DAMA-PS members and guests meet monthly to widen their knowledge on topics relevant to information and data resource management, and to stay ahead of the curve in an ever-changing field.

Our Corporate Members

  • The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • The Boeing Company
  • Costco Wholesale
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Sila Solutions Group
  • Symetra
  • Unify Consulting
  • Denodo
  • Boundree
  • Alation
  • Quadrant Resource

"DAMA is all about relationships. We are a community of data management professionals who want to learn from each other and build a common body of knowledge."

- Eva Smith, ICCP/Certification Director, DAMA-I

What We Do

DAMA-PS Events, Trainings and Education cover all facets of data management. The topics include:

    • Data stewardship, strategy and governance
    • Data architecture, analysis and design
    • Database administration
    • Data security management
    • Metadata management
    • Data warehousing and business intelligence
    • Reference and master data management
    • Data quality improvement
    • Unstructured data management
    • Modeling and integration techniques
    • And many more...

Recent Talks

A sampling of speaking engagements from our monthly chapter meetings:

    • How the Common Data Model unlocks Information Value - Scott Lueck, Boeing
    • How Blockchain will transform data management and what you must do now to prepare - Malcolm Hawker, Profisee
    • Semantic data architectures for the enterprise - R. Sean Bethune, University of Washington
    • Data modeling in the age of data mesh - Juha Korpela, Ellie Technologies


Join DAMA-PS Today

Learn and deepen skills on data and information management. Individual, Student and Corporate memberships are available. 

Membership benefits include:

For Individuals and Students

    • Members-only, online, collaborative discussion group
    • Reduced price for monthly meetings and special programs
    • Opportunities to build relationships with other DM professionals
    • Affiliation with DAMA International (DAMA-I) and other chapters worldwide
    • Discounts for DAMA-I publications and events
    • Discounts for professional education training programs and various certification courses such as Insurance Data Management Association and Certified Business Intelligence Professional
    • Access to slides and content from all previous presentations
    • Network with others in the industry
    • Mentor / Mentee opportunities
    • Leadership opportunities by joining the board of directors

For Organizations

    • Post jobs on our Jobs Posting webpage
    • Your teams learn about new trends and industry best practices
    • Your teams get discounted rates to DAMA-PS events including monthly chapter meetings, yearly conference (DAMA Day), and other special seminars

How to apply

Click here to go to our membership application page.

Membership applications are reviewed as soon as possible and member login instructions are sent by email. 

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