Tag "data governance framework"

Centers of Excellence (COEs) are your path to beating your competition – Part 2 (the Organization)

In this second installment, I will focus on:  Providing a sample charter  Providing examples of Guiding Principles  Reviewing examples of Operating Models  Recommending what LOBs to select first  Roles and responsibilities that an Analytics Center of Expertise and Innovation (COEI) should include  Functions and services that an Analytics COEI should provide  An example of a mature Analytics COEI organization  A... more

The importance of high-quality data requires constant vigilance

First in a two-part blog series about monitoring data quality performance using data quality metrics. Organizational data quality management is often introduced as a reaction to an acute issue or ongoing problems—issues or problems where data failure adversely affected the business. This reactive approach may be typified by a rush to identify, evaluate, and purchase... more

From Informed Decisions to Innovation: How Medtronic Leverages Governance as a Foundation of Trust

As a data governance leader, how many times have you been asked, “where is this data,” or “what does this data mean” or even “why doesn’t this information match”? I can feel your eyes rolling now. The answer is — say it with me – all of the time! Beyond regulatory compliance, answering these types... more

Empowering Their Staff with the Best Data at Kelly Services

Kelly Services is a 74-year-old global leading staffing and workforce management organization. In order to provide the best experience to their customers, they needed data that they could rely on to make accurate decisions. This required building a framework and foundation with a common language around what their data means. They needed standards and consistency... more

Measuring Success in Data Governance

Whether you’re merely considering investment in a data governance effort, embarking on a data governance journey of your own, or looking to communicate the value of active, ongoing data governance efforts, it is essential to identify the types of metrics that are relevant to your business stakeholders.  Data governance is an area that is somewhat... more

People-Centric Governance – How Bristol Myers Squibb Takes a Personal Approach to Data

Over the past year, we’ve focused our Data Empowerment Experts series on data governance leaders who are empowering their organizations with trusted data. At the end of the day, empowerment is equal parts data and people. Enterprises need to be concerned that their data can deliver value, and that it can be trusted, easily found, understood, and accessed by the people in their organizations who need... more

Chief Data Officers: The Opportunity for Greater Data Use

In my recent blog post, I wrote about the priorities and challenges of chief data officers (CDOs) in the financial services industry, as reported in IDC’s state of the chief data officer (CDO) survey commissioned by Informatica.[1] In this blog, I will look at the opportunity for greater use of the data collected by organizations.... more

Chief Data Officers: A Financial Services Perspective

In my last blog, I wrote about the challenges and opportunities for the four archetypes of data leadership identified in IDC’s state of the chief data officer (CDO) survey [1] commissioned by Informatica. In this blog, I will look at the priorities and challenges reported by chief data officers in the financial services industry. The... more

Chief Data Officers: Challenges and Opportunities

In my last blog, I wrote about the four archetypes of data leadership identified in IDC’s state of the chief data officer (CDO) survey [1] commissioned by Informatica. In this blog, I will dive deeper into the challenges and opportunities for each of those archetypes (Governance Gurus, Operational Optimizers, Analytics Champions, and Digital Innovators). For... more