Melanie Mecca

Ms. Mecca, CEO of DataWise, Inc., was formerly CMMI Institute’s Director of Data Management. As managing author of the Data Management Maturity (DMM) SM Model, she created an assessment method for evaluating data management capabilities, delivering targeted, actionable results for organizations in many industries. Ms. Mecca led development of courses and computer-based training for the CMMI’s Enterprise Data Management Expert (EDME) certification and has produced computer-based training for data stewards across the State of Arizona. DataWise, Inc. is a CMMI Institute Partner, helping organizations to quickly evaluate and accelerate their data management strategies, programs and staff education. Ms. Mecca teaches certification courses, presents at conferences and webinars, and authors white papers and industry articles. She contributed to the DMBoK 2.0 and has presented seminars and workshops for many DAMA Chapters. Melanie can be reached at