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​


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
Pavel Krasikov
Pavel Krasikov
Research Associate
Hippolyte Lefebvre
Hippolyte Lefebvre
Research Associate
Redwan Hasan
Redwan Hasan
Research Associate
Elizabeth Teracino
Dr. Elizabeth Teracino
Senior Research Associate

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What our members say

CDQ “bring the external in” for us. We see how other companies manage challenges similar to ours, we share, observe and learn from good practice, and we get the opportunity to ask questions and to seek advice on some of our opportunities. Sessions are very inclusive and engaging, in an open safe environment.

Michael Lyons
Logistics Data Lead, AstraZeneca
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