Europe's leading expert community for data management

The Competence Center Corporate Data Quality (CC CDQ) is a research consortium and Europe's leading expert community for data management. 

Members of the CC CDQ benefit from a cross-industry network, knowledge sharing, and research & co-innovation.

We bring together data management experts from practice and academia:

The CC CDQ was founded in 2006 at the Institute of Information Management (IWI – University of St. Gallen). Today, it is operated by CDQ AG.

If you would like to learn more about the CC CDQ or to become a member of the CC CDQ, please contact us.

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CC CDQ Data Management Research & Innovation

Benefits of a CC CDQ membership

Expert Community

Cross-industry network of data management experts from leading European companies & research institutions
  • Participation of up to 4 company delegates at 4 CC CDQ workshops p.a.
  • Experience sharing, benchmarking and access to expertise in partner companies

Knowledge Sharing

Best practices, concepts, methods, and tools for data management (Data Excellence Model)
  • Access for all employees to the CC CDQ WIKI with 800+ documents​
  • Annual CDQ Good Practice Award to facilitate exchange​
  • Good practice presentations during CC CDQ workshops

Research & Co-Innovation​

Trend scouting, analysis and development of solutions for enterprise-wide data management​
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Publication: The Data Value Formula

Today, access to valuable data is a superpower. But just having a lot of data is not enough. In their recent e-book, CDQ data experts from the Competence Center Corporate Data Quality (CC CDQ) explain how to turn data into business value using a simple model – the Data Value Formula.

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Publication: The Data Value Formula
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Here you can find an overview of our upcoming CDQ Academy modules and the next CC community & SAP MDG Focus Group workshops.

CC CDQ Workshops
CC CDQ resources

In our Wiki, CC CDQ members can find the collective knowledge of the community: publications, work reports, co-innovation researches, and much more know-how on data management.

Data management framework
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The Data Excellence Model offers support and guidance for practitioners in the implementation of data management by defining major design areas, while at the same time supporting the transformation into a digital and data-driven company.

CDQ Data Excellence Model
Resources for you
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Ebooks, white papers, case studies, research articles, and templates: Here, you can find our data management publications at a glance.

Data Management Publications


Type of Membership 1-year contract 2-year contract 3-year contract
CC CDQ membership
  • Expert community
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Research & co-innovation
80'000 CHF p.a. 72'000 CHF p.a. (-10%) 64'000 CHF p.a. (-20%)

Our CC Community Members

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CC CDQ staff

Our team

Prof. Dr. Christine Legner
Prof. Dr. Christine Legner
Head of Competence Center Corporate Data Quality
Dr. Tobias Pentek
Dr. Tobias Pentek
Head of Community and Innovation
Dr. Markus Eurich
Dr. Markus Eurich
Head of Knowledge Management
Grit Lange
Grit Lange
Marketing & Community Manager
Konrad Schulte
Konrad Schulte
Research Associate
Hippolyte Lefebvre
Hippolyte Lefebvre
Research Associate
Redwan Hasan
Redwan Hasan
Research Associate
Elizabeth Teracino
Dr. Elizabeth Teracino
Senior Research Associate
Jingyang Wang
Jingyang Wang
Research Associate

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What our members say

Robert Noyce

Attending these very well-organized CC CDQ workshop events is a pleasure, providing a platform to exchange ideas with fellow data management professionals. The fantastic connections forged here are key assets, poised to drive our data strategy to new heights.

Robert Noyce
CDO Data Foundations Manager Architecture and Data, Shell
Gerhard Scheffold

CDQ is the ideal partner for us for the demanding implementation of all data governance capabilities in Liebherr's diverse product world. We appreciate the unique mix of research & co-innovation with the University of Lausanne, the intensive exchange with company members in the Competence Center CDQ - all perfectly summarized and accessible on a WIKI.

Gerhard Scheffold
Head of Global Data Governance, Liebherr
Klaus Pfreundner, Bosch

The CC CDQ is a platform for Bosch where we gain valuable input and insight into a large variety of topics related to data management and data quality. As a community of data experts from large international enterprises, the CC CDQ is a great partner for bench-marking, developing good practice, and identifying trends and future topics in data management. All this supports Bosch on its journey to turning our data into key-assets and becoming a leading, AI-driven IoT enterprise!

Klaus Pfreundner
Director Corporate Master Data Management Solutions, Robert Bosch GmbH

Recent CC CDQ Publications