SOURCE: Business Intelligence Network

August 18, 2008 08:00 ET

Business Intelligence Network Forms Strategic Partnership With Gwen Thomas and the Data Governance Institute

Leading Information Portal Will Offer Relevant Data Governance Resources to the Business Intelligence Network Community

BOULDER, CO--(Marketwire - August 18, 2008) - The Business Intelligence Network™ has announced that they have formed a strategic partnership with Data Governance Institute Founder and President Gwen Thomas. Three websites published by the Institute,,, and, will join the BeyeNETWORK's extensive lineup of business intelligence websites.

"Gwen Thomas has done an exceptional job of building a data governance community that the Business Intelligence Network is proud to be a part of. She has built her reputation with highly respected content as well as a deep and loyal readership," said Shawn Rogers, Executive Vice President and Editorial Director of the Business Intelligence Network. "The addition of the Data Governance Institute sites to the Network will open new marketing channels and a wider audience for our clients."

"We at the Data Governance Institute are excited to collaborate with the BeyeNETWORK. Shawn Rogers has built an impressive collection of resources featuring a who's who of business intelligence experts, and I know our readers will appreciate having easy access to content from these experts," said Gwen Thomas of the Data Governance Institute. "Also, our readers have asked that we supplement our own vendor-neutral content with more information about products they're considering. The BeyeNETWORK approach to research, articles, blogs, and clearly-labeled advertising seems a perfect fit."

For the data governance community, the Data Governance Institute sites offer resources for the professional dealing with data governance or related issues, from basic information to in-depth analysis. The Institute's flagship site,, also includes 'Guidance by Gwen,' in which Gwen shares best practices, processes, tools, and tips on getting a data governance program started.

For advertisers, these sites will open the opportunity to market to a highly qualified audience of data governance professionals. Contact the Business Intelligence Network for more information.

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The Business Intelligence Network ( delivers industry-based content hosted by domain experts and industry leaders. The Network includes horizontal technology coverage from the most respected thought leaders in business intelligence, performance management, data warehousing, data integration and data quality, serving these communities with unparalleled industry coverage and resources. For more information, visit the web site at

About is the web's largest, most visible resource completely focused on Data Governance. The site consists of hundreds of pages of useful resources for the professional dealing with governance or related issues, from basic information to in-depth analysis. The site also includes 'Guidance by Gwen,' in which DGI president and founder Gwen Thomas shares processes, templates, and tools, tips on getting a governance program started, and discusses the DGI Data Governance Framework.

About is the first apples-to-apples approach to looking at tools that address data governance-related needs. Vendors list products categorized by the types of governance-related functionality addressed by each solution.

About is the web's largest collection of vendor-neutral information, resources, humor and news about Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

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