This Month’s PDM

APICS 2017 – 2018 Programs & Events


APICS Foothills Chapter Dinner Meeting, February 8th, 2018: Registration 5:30, Meeting at 6:00 p.m.


Registration; Contact Bill Phillips at 828-584-8197


Location: Catawba Country Club

APICS Foothills Chapter Website:

Speaker: Mustafa Dadawalla, Manager, Global Data Quality, Corning Optical Communications, Hickory, NC


Presentation Title: Data Governance and Quality: The Relevance for today’s Global Supply Chain


Presentation Summary: This presentation will speak about key trends that are driving modern Supply Chain networks and the value proposition of a Data Governance program. It will provide examples of how Corning instills discipline and control over its data assets. The session will also include tips on key concepts and methods to help jumpstart a Data Governance initiative within your company and provide some excerpts on tools, dashboards and metrics used to measure success.


Bio: Mustafa has over 15 years of experience in Data Management and related fields in Information Technology, Supply Chain across Manufacturing, Utility, Financial services and Retail industries.

Mustafa received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Management Information system (MIS) major with minor in Business Finance from Loras College in Dubuque, IA. He recently earned APICS CSCP certification and currently resides in Fort Mill, SC with his wife and two daughters Sarah (13) and Maria (11).