Topic "Data Governance & Privacy"

Six Steps to Sustainable Privacy Maturity

Co-authored with Graham Thomas, Cognizant Global Head of Data Privacy. Is privacy dropping off the corporate agenda? Even as regulations and legislation for data protection march on, an alarming number of privacy programs are being quietly pushed to the back burner. A global assessment conducted by Informatica and Cognizant reveals that organizations are shrugging off... more

Keep your foot on the pedal – the privacy protection journey has only just begun

Co-authored with Nathan Turajski, Informatica Senior Director, Product Marketing.  Privacy regulation is on the march. Companies are being hit with mega-fines while new sets of rules keep coming into force, yet many organizations seem to be in data denial. Global market assessments carried out by Informatica and Cognizant reveal a litany of once-active privacy programs... more

Operationalizing Data Governance

The Data Governance Silo Breaking through silos within organizations is often a primary focus of modern data governance initiatives. This is a sensible objective, as it’s only when we collaborate across disciplines and functions that we can begin to gather a holistic view of our data and business landscapes, and ultimately make better-informed decisions. However,... more

Why the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 Is Important to Companies Today

Over the last 30 years the evolution of consumer protection and data privacy regulations have required organizations to dramatically transform their approach to customer data management.  While most professionals are somewhat familiar with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) due to their more recent public passage and outward-facing impacts... more

Building on an Agile Data Governance Framework

Where to begin? Governance is far more than just keeping a good glossary of business terms up to date. In fact, governance should bring together all sorts of different data assets and perspectives. From glossary and data inventories, to processes and policies and organizational views, there is a whole lot to think about. There will... more

The Business Value of Data Governance: Describing “What’s in It for Me?”

“What’s in it for me?” As a CDO, that’s the key question you need to answer when building out your data governance strategy. In my work with customers, everyone from C-level executives to data practitioners describes a new charter within data governance. While controlling risk and overseeing compliance are still priorities, CDOs are now also... more

Data Lakes and Data Governance Drive Better Decision-Making at Invesco

Has data ever been more important than it is right now? As the world continues to grapple with the scale and impact of COVID-19, we look to data—and more importantly, the analysis of that data—to provide us with some level of understanding. There are data sources from independent labs, healthcare systems, different countries, and all... more

Enable Data Democratization and Self-Service With a Data Marketplace

To do their jobs well, people across an organization need quick and easy access to data they can trust. By providing that access, CDOs enable organizations to identify new opportunities, introduce operational efficiencies, and build new products and services to grow revenue. But many of the people needing access lack technical skills. So, how can... more