Data Governance at the Edge of the Cloud

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The post Data Governance at the Edge of the Cloud appeared first on DATAVERSITY. We are living in turbulent times. Online security has always been an area of concern; however, with recent global events, the world we now live in has become increasingly cloud-centric.

Deriving Business Value Through Data Governance

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Growing companies often find themselves floating on an “ocean” of underutilized or misused datadata that doesn’t reach the people who would most benefit from it or reaches them at the wrong time. Preventing these issues is one of the primary objectives of Data Governance.

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Data Projects Should Start with Data Governance

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The hallmark of any successful Data Governance implementation is awareness. The post Data Projects Should Start with Data Governance appeared first on DATAVERSITY.

Data Governance, Data Leadership or Data Architecture: What Matters Most?

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Robert Seiner and Anthony Algmin faced off – in a virtual sense – at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data World Conference to determine which is more important: Data Governance, Data Leadership, or Data Architecture.

The Power of “Set It and Forget It” Data Governance

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In addition, the volume and variety of information and content grows exponentially by the day, making effective Data Governance a tough task for many companies. The post The Power of “Set It and Forget It” Data Governance appeared first on DATAVERSITY.

Governors of Data: A Song About Data Governance

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Editor’s Note: Data professional Tiankai Feng writes and performs songs about everything from lockdown to virtual meetings to analytics. We here at DATAVERSITY can’t stop humming “Governors of Data,” his catchy and clever ode to Data Governance – and we think you’ll enjoy it too.

5 Common Data Governance Challenges (and How to Overcome Them)

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It’s common for enterprises to run into challenges such as lack of data visibility, problems with data security, and low Data Quality. The post 5 Common Data Governance Challenges (and How to Overcome Them) appeared first on DATAVERSITY.

There is Only One Data Governance

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There is… but one… Data Governance. Maybe you are one who believes that there is something called Master Data Governance, Information Governance, Metadata Governance, Big Data Governance, Customer [or insert domain name here] Data Governance, Data Governance 1.0 – 2.0 – 3.0,

Dear Laura: Agile Data Governance

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As I’ve been working to challenge the status quo on Data Governance, I get a lot of questions about how it will “really” work. The post Dear Laura: Agile Data Governance appeared first on DATAVERSITY. Click to learn more about author Laura Madsen.

Implementing a Business Glossary in Data Governance

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A business glossary is a list of data-related terms and definitions, displayed clearly and logically so everyone in an organization can access them. A business glossary is an essential Data Literacy tool and crucial for effective Data Governance.

Dear Laura: My Data Governance Program Is Being Hijacked

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As I’ve been working to challenge the status quo on Data Governance – I get a lot of questions about how it will “really” work. The post Dear Laura: My Data Governance Program Is Being Hijacked appeared first on DATAVERSITY. Click to learn more about author Laura Madsen.

Excessive Bureaucracy Is Killing Data Governance

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Despite the best-in-class Data Governance policies and programs, failure rates are still too high. Current efforts often fall short of delivering trusted data, despite huge investments of time and money. Click to learn more about author Steve Zagoudis.

Empower Your Third Line of Defense for Effective Data Governance

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Data Governance practitioners must incorporate all aspects that bind data to the organization. Internal audit, referred to as the third line of defense against risk, should actually be top of mind for implementing effective governance programs.

Dear Laura: What Role Should Leadership Play in Data Governance?

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As I’ve been working to challenge the status quo on Data Governance – I get a lot of questions about how it will “really” work. In 2019, I wrote the book “Disrupting Data Governance” because I firmly believe that […]. Welcome to the Dear Laura blog series!

How to Build Data Governance Programs That Last: A Business-First Approach

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Data analytics and AI play an increasingly pivotal role in most modern organizations. To keep those initiatives on track, enterprises must roll out Data Governance programs to ensure data integrity, compliance, and optimal business value.

Dear Laura: Disrupting Data Governance

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As I’ve been working to challenge the status quo on Data Governance, I get a lot of questions about how it will “really” work. The post Dear Laura: Disrupting Data Governance appeared first on DATAVERSITY. Click to learn more about author Laura Madsen.

3 Ways Strong Data Governance Practices Can Improve Your Business

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This is especially true when it comes to Data Governance. According to TechTarget, Data Governance is the process of managing the availability, usability, integrity, and security of the data in enterprise systems, based on internal data standards and policies.

Do Fines Motivate Data Governance? Do the Math!

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The post Do Fines Motivate Data Governance? Click to learn more about co-author John Ladley. Click to learn more about co-author Thomas Redman.

Data Governance Without Security Leaves Sensitive Data Exposed

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Data Governance” is such an interesting term. As data started becoming more critical to business in the last few years, this idea was introduced to define the business processes necessary to comply with regulatory requirements.

Dear Laura: Our Data Governance Leader Quit

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As I’ve been working to challenge the status quo on Data Governance – I get a lot of questions about how it will “really” work. The post Dear Laura: Our Data Governance Leader Quit appeared first on DATAVERSITY. Click to learn more about author Laura Madsen.

Cloud Data Governance

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Migrating data to the public cloud offers a wide range of benefits for enterprises; data teams can more easily access their data, write, and test data science models, evaluate new data platforms and test applications, run POCs, and deploy in production.

Five Data Governance Trends for Organizational Transformation in 2022

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The importance of data has increased multifold as we step into 2022, with an emphasis on active Data Management and Data Governance. Below are five Data Governance trends organizations can adopt based on digital […].

Good Data Governance Must Go Hand in Hand with Digital Transformation

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Good Data Governance is often the difference between an organization’s success and failure. The post Good Data Governance Must Go Hand in Hand with Digital Transformation appeared first on DATAVERSITY.

Building a Grassroots Data Management and Data Governance Program

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Many in enterprise Data Management know the challenges that rapid business growth can present. The post Building a Grassroots Data Management and Data Governance Program appeared first on DATAVERSITY. Click to learn more about author Jenny Hyun.

Defining Purpose, Scope, and Objectives in a Data Governance Policy

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In the last blog, we defined how to determine the target audience for a Data Governance policy. In this blog, we will begin to define the actual Data Governance policy. There are at least two primary documents that govern most working groups or committees.

Steps to Continuous Data Governance Improvement

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DevOps. Kaizen. What do all these disciplines have in common? Continuous improvement. Simply put, these systems pursue progress through a proven process. They make testing and learning a part of that process. And they continuously improve by integrating new insights into future cycles.

Why Your Data Governance Strategy is Failing

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What is Data Governance and How Do You Measure Success? Data governance is a system for answering core questions about data. It begins with establishing key parameters: What is data, who can use it, how can they use it, and why?

Defining Principles, Elements, and Roles and Responsibilities in a Data Governance Policy

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In previous blog posts, we defined the purpose, scope, and objectives of a Data Governance policy. In this blog post, we will complete the remaining sections needed for an effective Data Governance policy.

Differences Between Data Management and Data Governance

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A common misconception among c-level executives is that governance and management of data is the same thing other than in capital letters. Below, we will explore the main differences between Data Management […].

AI Transforming Unstructured Data Governance

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The business case for data governance has been made several times in these pages. There can be no disagreement that every company and every government office must have a data governance strategy in place.

Being Data-Driven Means Embracing Data Quality and Consistency Through Data Governance

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Organizations are constantly coming to us wanting help in becoming more “data-driven.” The post Being Data-Driven Means Embracing Data Quality and Consistency Through Data Governance appeared first on DATAVERSITY. Click to learn more about author Terence Siganakis.

Why Data Privacy and Data Governance Will Be Even More Mission-Critical in 2021

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Looking within the lenses of Data Management, data security, and privacy, the same holds true. The internet is awash with data that is […]. The post Why Data Privacy and Data Governance Will Be Even More Mission-Critical in 2021 appeared first on DATAVERSITY.

Start Small and Scale Up with Data Profiling, Data Quality, and Data Governance

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Organizations today are rallying business users around using data to make better business decisions. Business users want to know where that data lives, understand if people are accessing the right data at the right time, and be assured that the data is of high quality.

Dear Laura: How Can I Build Traction for Data Governance in a Start-Up?

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As I’ve been working to challenge the status quo on Data Governance – I get a lot of questions about how it will “really” work. In 2019, I wrote the book “Disrupting Data Governance” because I firmly believe that […]. Welcome to the Dear Laura blog series!

All in the Data: Governing Data Mesh and Fabric

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Data Governance is defined as the execution and enforcement of authority over the management of data and data-related assets.1 This column explains the overlap and relationship between data […].