How to Convince Stakeholders That Data Governance is Necessary


You may already have a formal Data Governance program in place. Or … you are presently going through the process of trying to convince your Senior Leadership or stakeholders that a formal Data Governance program is necessary.

Uncovering Trends in Data Governance

David Menninger's Analyst Perspectives

Effectively managing data privacy and security is a high-stakes matter. Yet organizations face an equally challenging imperative to ensure that business users have easy access to the data they need.

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The importance of data governance in AI


The relevance of data governance has much more to do than just managing the behemoth data within an organization’s repository. Hence, it is necessary for businesses to ensure the quality and integrity of their organization’s data to forge ahead in today’s data-driven world.

Data Governance 2.0: The CIO’s Guide to Collaborative Data Governance


In the data-driven era, CIO’s need a solid understanding of data governance 2.0 … Data governance (DG) is no longer about just compliance or relegated to the confines of IT. Creating a Culture of Data Governance. Data Security.

Using a Machine Learning Data Catalog to Reboot Data Governance

Speaker: David Loshin, President, Knowledge Integrity, Inc, and Sharon Graves, Enterprise Data - BI Tools Evangelist, GoDaddy

Traditional data governance fails to address how data is consumed and how information gets used. As a result, organizations are failing to effectively share and leverage data assets. Join David Loshin and Sharon Graves as they discuss the need to think about data governance with end users in mind, and explore how a machine learning data catalog can help.

Requirements for Data Governance


Recording requirements for success is an important first step toward demonstrating the value of a Data Governance program. Practitioners know that Data Governance requires planning, resources, money and time and that several of these objects are in short supply.

One Data Governance for All


There is … but one … Data Governance. I know that some people will disagree with me.

Common Data Governance Challenges


Organizations faced with the delivery of formal Data Governance or Information Governance programs recognize that there are several challenges they will face when getting started and as the program is operationalized.

Practical Points from the DGPO: Celebrating Data Governance Success


Three companies from across the globe were recognized for their award-winning Data Governance programs.

Metadata Management, Data Governance and Automation


erwin released its State of Data Governance Report in February 2018, just a few months before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect. Download Free GDPR Guide | Step By Step Guide to Data Governance for GDPR?. How to automate data mapping.

Data Governance Tools: What Are They? Are They Optional?


Data governance tools used to occupy a niche in an organization’s tech stack, but those days are gone. The rise of data-driven business and the complexities that come with it ushered in a soft mandate for data governance and data governance tools.

Data Governance Roles and Responsibilities


Roles and responsibilities are the backbone of a successful information or data governance program.

Business Process Can Make or Break Data Governance


Data governance isn’t a one-off project with a defined endpoint. Data governance, today, comes back to the ability to understand critical enterprise data within a business context, track its physical existence and lineage, and maximize its value while ensuring quality and security.

Data Governance for Smart Data Distancing


During this coronavirus emergency, we are all being deluged by data from politicians, government agencies, news outlets, social media and websites, including valid facts but also opinions and rumors. Yay, data geeks! Distancing from Third-Party Data.

What’s the Current State of Data Governance and Automation?


I’m excited to share the results of our new study with Dataversity that examines how data governance attitudes and practices continue to evolve. Defining Data Governance: What Is Data Governance? . 1 reason to implement data governance.

Data Governance as an Emergency Service


Data governance (DG) as a an “emergency service” may be one critical lesson learned coming out of the COVID-19 crisis. Deploying a Data Governance Strategy. Deploying individual data governance elements does not constitute a strategy, much less a sustainable program.

Automated Data Governance 101


The way we control our data isn’t working. Data is as vulnerable as ever. Download this white paper, which outlines lessons about how data science and governance programs can, if implemented properly, reinforce each other’s objective.

Eight Questions on Data Governance: An Interview with Alation Co-Founder and Chief Data Officer Aaron Kalb


The post Eight Questions on Data Governance: An Interview with Alation Co-Founder and Chief Data Officer Aaron Kalb appeared first on Alation. Company News analyst productivity CDO chief data officer compliance curation data governance GDPR stewardship

Information Governance, IT Governance, Data Governance – What’s the Difference?


There has been a great deal of confusion around the term information governance (IG), and how it is distinct from other similar industry terms such as information technology (IT) governance and data governance.

Steps to an Effective Data Governance Structure


The quality of data used in business is more important now than ever before. Accordingly, in order for organizations to deliver good business results, their data must be accurate, and the use of that data must be governed through policy and monitoring.

Business Glossary and Metadata: Small Teams Data Governance


In my last article I suggested that many organizations have approached Data Governance incorrectly using only centralize data governance teams and that approach is not working for many.

Data Governance Makes Data Security Less Scary


Do you know where your data is? What data you have? Add to the mix the potential for a data breach followed by non-compliance, reputational damage and financial penalties and a real horror story could unfold. Don’t Scream; You Can Protect Your Sensitive Data.

The Missing Link in Enterprise Data Governance: Metadata


We’re dealing with data day in and day out, but if isn’t accurate then it’s all for nothing!” Steve needed a robust and automated metadata management solution as part of his organization’s data governance strategy. Enterprise data governance. Data Governance

Top 10 Data Governance Trends for 2020: Data’s Real Value Comes Into Focus


Understanding the data governance trends for the year ahead will give business leaders and data professionals a competitive edge … Happy New Year! Regulatory compliance and data breaches have driven the data governance narrative during the past few years.

Using Strategic Data Governance to Manage GDPR/CCPA Complexity


In light of recent, high-profile data breaches, it’s past-time we re-examined strategic data governance and its role in managing regulatory requirements. for alleged violations of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Govern PII “at rest”.

5 Ways Data Modeling Is Critical to Data Governance


Enterprises are trying to manage data chaos. They also face increasing regulatory pressure because of global data regulations , such as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), that went into effect last week on Jan.

Data Governance Framework: Three Steps to Successful & Sustainable Implementation


A strong data governance framework is central to the success of any data-driven organization because it ensures this valuable asset is properly maintained, protected and maximized. Issues regarding data quality and ownership. Concerns about data lineage.

Data Governance Masterclass with Anwar Mirza


As the management of data becomes a recognised business imperative, it’s essential to arm the C-suite with a structured and methodical approach to the subject.

The Non-Invasive Data Governance Framework – The Details


The third and final part of the Non-Invasive Data Governance Framework details the breakdown of components by level, providing considerations for what must be included at the intersections.

Towards Data Governance’s 4th Era – Part II


I finished my last article, Part I of “Towards Data Governance’s 4th Era”, with a question: What is the goal of data governance?

Data Management 20/20: Data Governance Challenges in a Digital Society


The reversal from information scarcity to information abundance and the shift from the primacy of entities to the primacy of interactions has resulted in an increased burden for the data involved in those interactions to be trustworthy.

All in the Data: Data Governance Made Easy


Organizations that have implemented Data Governance programs, or Information Governance, Data/Information Management or Records Management programs will be the first to tell you that these data disciplines are not easy to operationalize.

Data Governance and Metadata Management: You Can’t Have One Without the Other


When an organization’s data governance and metadata management programs work in harmony, then everything is easier. Data governance is a complex but critical practice. Data Governance Attitudes Are Shifting. Data Cataloging (61%). Data Mapping (53%).

Viable Smart Cities Require Data Governance


Everyone is familiar with the term smartphone. These devices have become ubiquitous and many individuals have come to depend on them to navigate through our complicated world. They can assist users in a wide variety of ways that were unthinkable a mere 20 years ago.

Data Governance Tools: What Are They? Are They Optional?


Data governance tools used to occupy a niche in an organization’s tech stack, but those days are gone. The rise of data-driven business and the complexities that come with it ushered in a soft mandate for data governance and data governance tools.

Top 10 Data Governance Predictions for 2019


This past year witnessed a data governance awakening – or as the Wall Street Journal called it, a “global data governance reckoning.” There was tremendous data drama and resulting trauma – from Facebook to Equifax and from Yahoo to Marriott.

Toward Data Governance’s 4th Era


Has there ever been a time where more people were talking about data and writing about data than now, as 2020 and a new decade begins? Data analytics is hot. Every company wants to be data driven and every business and individual is […]. It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.

Towards Data Governance’s 4th Era – Part III – Providing the Structure for Invention


As I begin this article, it strikes me that the entire world is focusing on data, the data about COVID-19. Each day, here in New York City, so many of us wait with a mix of anticipation and dread for the daily recitation of statistics at our governor’s news conference.

Make an Impact: Data Governance’s Missing Piece


It’s no secret that Data Governance is difficult to get right. The pattern usually goes something like this: 1) Executive sponsor gets excited about data, decides to do Data Governance (again) but get it right this time.

Business Glossaries and Metadata: Data Governance May Require a Village


Is your organization struggling to succeed with your Data Governance program? Data Governance occurs best when done in conjunction with the business processes and not as a “bolt on”/additional activity.

Learn about data governance with these books, videos, and tutorials

O'Reilly on Data

This collection of data governance resources will get you up to speed on the basics and best practices. Whether you’re just getting started with data governance or you have previous experience, you’ll find something useful on this list of data governance resources.

Top 7 Data Governance Blog Posts of 2018


The driving factors behind data governance adoption vary. Whether implemented as preventative measures (risk management and regulation) or proactive endeavors (value creation and ROI), the benefits of a data governance initiative is becoming more apparent.

A Predictor of Data Governance Success


Getting business and leadership support for data governance programs – and building a data culture on that buy-in – remains a significant challenge in many organizations.