Zib's Data Management Training

My Passion for Data Management Started 14 Years Ago

Hi, my name is Zbigniew Korendo, but for customers and my colleagues I like to keep things simple and they call me just "Zib". I am a father of one son and live in Krakow, Poland. My interest in data management started 14 years ago. I am happy to see how impact of data quality and its management has been receiving such a growing attention over the past years.

You Can Only Tell Data Quality by Its Fitness to Your Business Purpose

As a data management expert my personal advice for better data quality is: "Data quality is only as much meaningful, as the data that you manage fit the purpose of your business processes. One can only tell this, if data requirements are derived from your actual business needs – be it performance issues or growth targets. Do not perceive data quality merely as a problem to be solved, but as an opportunity that your business has an ambition to leverage!"

Data Quality Continues to Be a Make-or-break Factor

My PHD thesis was about "Application of neural and fuzzy controllers in automatic control of mechatronic systems." Already then - long before the era of data catalogs and metadata management - the quality of input data was a make-or-break factor for successful training and validation of the neural networks I researched. Over time I have realized more and more how important it is for every organization to manage its data in a structured and sustainable manner, pretty much as any other company asset.

I Like Sharing my Data Management Experience With Others

I like learning new things and I like sharing my experience with others. Therefore - besides my daily work consulting customers on different data management challenges - I have also taken proud responsibility of the CDQ Academy.

Free CDQ Academy Training: Maturity Assessment for Continuous Improvement

As I like teaching, let me offer a free 60 Minutes webinar with content from the latest CDQ Academy training regarding Data Management Maturity Assessment for Continuous Improvement:

  • Reference model for maturity assessment of data management excellence
  • Defining and prioritizing improvement measures

You can download the material in advance. And if you would like to join the webinar on January 07 at 8:30 AM (CET), please register by clicking the button in the info box.

Extra bonus: Book your 2020 CDQ Academy training before December 31st, 2019 to receive a 15% discount. Just indicate the discount code "ACADEMY2020" in the web registration process. Please see our terms below.

About the author


Zib Korendo
Data Management Expert
Head of the CDQ Academy

"Do not perceive data quality merely as a problem to be solved, but as an opportunity that your business has an ambition to leverage!"

My gifts to you


Free CDQ Academy Webinar Training: "Maturity Assessment for Continuous Improvement" on January 07 from 8:30 to 9:30 AM (CET)


Discount on Academy courses: Participants who book an Academy module before 31 December will receive a 15% discount when using the discount code ACADEMY2020*.


 The following rules apply for this promotion:

  • This promotion cannot be combined with other promotions or any other offer or discount
  • This promotion does not apply for the reduced fee for members of the CC CDQ or CDQ Data Sharing Community
  • CDQ AG reserves the right to modify or cancel any promotion at any time
  • This discount is only valid for the first 15 registrations per module
  • The promotion ends on 31 December 2019 24:00 CET

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