The Global Data Management Community

Turn your knowledge and expertise into the most valuable professional certification and join 1000 other professionals who all proudly bear the designation CDMP behind their name. DAMA SA runs periodic bootcamps for data professionals who already have the relevant education, expertise and experience and are ready to write the 3 exams that are all that are standing between you and this world class certification. Walk into "class" on a Wednesday morning and walk out "certified" on the Friday. Contact Gcobisa at to find out when the next bootcamp is being held! Not ready for bootcamp - well don't despair, there is a solution. Contact and put your name down for Data Management training courses. Whether you are a complete "data" beginner or almost there, these courses will help you on your journey!

Interested in Data Management? Been given a "data" job that you are struggling with? Want to get THE premier Data Management Certification but need help? Been told you are a data steward but have no idea what that is? 

These are all good reasons to belong to the organisation that understands data and has all the right networking opportunities/ white papers/ blogs/ exciting local and international speakers/ etc/ etc/ etc

Don't delay - get involved today. Click here to complete the membership form, pay your R350 individual annual fee and get connected to the best of breed organisation...

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