July 2018  

President's Report

Happy Summer Vacation. By now some of you have already gone on your Summer Vacations. We just finished our DAMA Day 2018. By our member standards, it was one of our best ever. The presentation conbtent was informative, and gave us tremendious insight into GDPR. We had over 100 people register for the event and it was a success. we now have all seven presentation decks available. Just click on DAMA 2018 and you will see on the left side each presentation deck by name. Just click on each one and you whould be able to download each one.


Okay so whats in the planning bin for the rest of the year. April Reeve, Our Program Chair is offering  a session for CDMP Bootcamp for certification. Details in a special meeting notice in upcoming meetings. Go online and sign up for this special training and exam Aug 1-3 at NYU Kimmel center.    

Robert Abate is our next speaker for our September 27th session. Note this has been changed from 9/20 to 9/27 due to religious holidays. Robert will speak about DAMAI DMbok chapter 11 which is Big Data so dont miss this one. 

We are also planning on another Fall all-day event, "Emerging Technologies in the Data Space. That will be October 18th. Look for more details to follow.

The DAMA NYC board hopes that its members have a great Summer Vacation and we look forward seeing you in the Fall.


Be Well




Denis Kosar, President DAMA NYC

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Upcoming Events

                                     August 1, 2, & 3 9AM – 5PM

Headline: CDMP BootCamp and Exam 8/1/18 - 8/3/18 KC 802 SHORIN

Excerpt: CDMP BootCamp and Exam 8/1/18 - 8/3/18 KC 802


CDMP Bootcamp: Exam Prep for the Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP)

Venue:  NYU Kimmel Center 60 Washington Sq. South, New York, NY 10012,

Room - 802 Shorin

Please register as quickly as possible for this two-day workshop, Wednesday and Thursday, August 1st and 2nd starting at 9 AM and ending 5 PM each day. The bootcamp will be followed on Friday, August 3rd by proctored testing from 9AM to 4PM.

Are you interested in becoming a certified data management professional but nervous about certification tests? Want to make sure you understand and are prepared for the CDMP exams? Join us for an intensive two-day bootcamp focused on exam preparation for the CDMP exams followed by one day of proctored testing.

We are thrilled to have as our trainer Chris Bradley from the U.K., who has run this course around the world for DAMA chapters and corporations and has assisted hundreds to become certified data management professionals.

This course will help you:

  • Understand the different levels of the CDMP
  • Help to consolidate your existing Information Management experience by reinforcing Data management topics contained in the CDMP syllabus at the different levels
  • Briefly review the subject areas of the DAMA wheel
  • Familiarize you with the coverage of each exam
  • Learn the process of taking the exams for the CDMP
  • Better prepare through time-pressure sample exam testing and question review


The cost for this CDMP Bootcamp is $550.

The workshop price includes CDMP prep materials but does not include meals, lodging, a copy of DMBok or exam fees.

Exam fees are collected separately through the internet and are not included in the $550 Bootcamp fee, but will be between $300 to $800 depending on your level of experience and certification level.

We also suggest all participants purchase the DAMA Data Management Body of Knowledge (DMBoK) release 2 in advance as a study aid prior to and for use during the bootcamp. This is a very useful consolidation of Data Management information published this year by DAMA International.

Taking the exams on Friday August 3rd:

Exam fees are paid directly on-line.  Make sure you have a credit card to register with DAMA International and pay for the exams.

The associate level exam is for those with approximately two years of experience.

Practitioners and masters take three exams (one general data management and two specialty exams)

The exams are given via internet. Please bring a laptop to take the exams. 
Your exam score is immediately known at the conclusion of each exam.

Drop-in exams are available for non-bootcamp participants, please contact if you are interested in dropping in to take the exams.


To register for the bootcamp on Aug 1, 2, & 3:

To learn more about the CDMP:




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