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The DAMA Guide to the Data Management Body of Knowledge (DAMA-DMBOK) by DAMA International

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13 Professional Development

Professional development, though not one of the ten data management functions, is crucial for development of a data management profession. Chapter 13 discusses the characteristics of a data management professional and the various components of professionalism: professional organization membership, education and training for continuing education, certification program, ethics, and the notable members in the data management profession.

13.1 Characteristics of a Profession

Data management is an emerging legitimate profession in the information technology field. A profession is defined as an occupational calling (vocation) requiring specialized knowledge and skills, or the body of persons engaged in that vocation. Today’s ...

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