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Working with Data Stewards

Approaches to Assigning Data Ownership and Stewardship Organizations can take multiple approaches to assigning Data Owners and Data Stewards for enterprise data. In doing so, they need to consider several factors and answer the following questions.   Question #1: Should ...

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Assigning Data Ownership

One of the tenets of Data Governance is that enterprise data doesn’t “belong” to individuals. It is an asset that belongs to the enterprise. Still, it needs to be managed. Some organizations assign “owners” to data, while others shy away ...

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Organizations and Accountabilities

How to build your governance effort. This section describes how to assign data ownership, responsibility, roles and responsibilities, as well as working with data stewards, choosing and working with governance models, defining your organizational structures and establishing a Data Governance ...

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Data Governance Program Phases

A Data Governance Life Cycle All programs have lifecycles. The Data Governance Life Cycle has seven phases: Develop a value statement Prepare a roadmap Plan and fund Design Deploy Govern Monitor, measure, report. Note that Data Governance does not begin with ...

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Starting a Data Governance Program

A successful Data Governance program does not begin with the design of the program! Before you start deciding who goes on what committee, you should be clear about your program’s value statement. You should have developed a roadmap to share ...

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Goals and Principles for Data Governance

What do you want Data Governance to accomplish? Regardless of the focus of your program, chances are you hope to accomplish the following universal goals for Data Governance programs: Goal – Enable better decision-making Goal – Reduce operational friction Goal – Protect the ...

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A New Model: Combining Portfolio Management and Data Governance Recommendations

Decision Models for Data Governance from the Data Governance Institute

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Funding Projects And Efforts That Result From Governance-Led Issue Analysis

All companies struggle with how to respond to recommendations that come out of Data Governance-led issue analysis efforts.  This type of funding is more problematic than the questions of how to fund the development of a program, ongoing governance, and ...

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Funding for Data Stewardship / Data Quality / Issue Analysis

Most organizations with formal Data Governance efforts give a significant level of attention to ongoing Data Stewardship efforts, resolving issues that arise as natural conflicts between stakeholders are uncovered, and/or Data Quality efforts.   Typically, organizations choose one of five ...

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Funding for Ongoing Data Governance

Data Governance programs generally include ongoing efforts designed to help the company achieve one of three universal value mandates: Increase revenue and value Manage cost and complexity Ensure survival through attention to risk and vulnerabilities: compliance, security, privacy, etc. These ...

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