Representatives from 55 Leading Companies Work Together in Online Community
IBM lead the modernization effort, selecting the Chaordix platform as ideal for the goals of the Council. In order to support the advancement of data governance practices, the community was built on three pillars: networks, knowledge & impact. The community created a network of individuals across organizations, connecting these professionals in a casual, natural manner. Detailed member profiles added credibility, and community members could follow the individuals whose expertise and input helped support their professional and organizational goals. Knowledge in the form of insights, predictions and ideas were shared in the community by some 3,000+ data governance professionals around the world. The community helped members create impact in their organizations, keeping them abreast with changes in the ever-changing data industry.
A persistent, interactive global community ran for over 4 years. In-person conferences were still held for Council members, but the community became an active tool utilized by members to connect and store knowledge between sessions, while also being used during the meetings to communicate current governance information and focus productive discussion. To supplement unstructured community discussions, monthly discussion topics, ranking surveys and analytics on emerging best practices were common in the community.