Tag "Enterprise Data Governance"
As I enter the ninth month of hosting the Data Empowerment Experts Series of webinars, it’s hard not to look back and think through all of the insights that have already been shared by our experts. The learning process and sharing of best practices was, of course, the original intent of the series. I wanted... more
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
For many businesses, perception may be the hardest thing to change. How someone thinks about you, your product, your organization, or your data is—to that individual at least—simply the truth. Unfortunately, this is often true for enterprises that are tasked with starting a new data governance program: the data is perceived as inaccurate, that it’s... more
So, you’ve decided to start an enterprise data governance program (or been tasked with it)—now what do you do? What’s the best first step? Do you set up a steering committee? What should you choose as your first project? Will you be more successful if you establish a DACI working model? Should you scramble to... more
I’m often asked if there is a difference between data governance and data management. The answer is yes—but they are related. Data governance is the definition of organizational structures, data owners, policies, rules, process, business terms, and metrics for the end-to-end lifecycle of data (collection, storage, use, protection, archiving, and deletion). Data management is... more
These days, business leaders know that data is important to execute their strategy. That’s true, but it’s still underestimating the importance of data. The information your business generates and accesses is not merely a tool for operational execution. It’s so essential to the success of a modern business that it must be handled as carefully... more
Hello everyone. This is my first blog post in this space, and in fact, my first blog post in quite some time. So, I’ve got a good bit of catching up to do. In my defense, as a product manager in the world’s leading provider of all things data keeps you, uh…busy. As I write... more