Melanie Mecca

Melanie Mecca, CEO of DataWise, Inc., has focused for decades on enterprise-level strategies, planning and programs. Formerly CMMI Institute’s Director of Data Management, she was managing author of the Data Management Maturity (DMM) Model and creator of an assessment method for evaluating and benchmarking data management capabilities which delivers targeted, actionable results for organizations in many industries. She led development of courses and computer-based training for the CMMI Institute’s Enterprise Data Management Associate (EDMA) and Enterprise Data Management Expert (EDME) certifications and produced computer-based training for data stewards across the State of Arizona. DataWise is a CMMI Institute Partner, helping organizations to accelerate EDM strategies, programs and staff education. Ms. Mecca leads DMM Assessments, teaches certification courses, develops topic-focused EDM reference models, and presents for conferences and webinars. She contributed to the DMBoK 2.0 and offers seminars for DAMA Chapters. She can be reached at – the DataWise web site will be available May 1, 2020.