Data Governance is unfortunately not an exciting title and in no way conveys the benefits that an organisation can achieve by implementing Data Governance. In this article Nicola Askham, The Data Governance Coach, explores whether it is possible to call your Data Governance initiative by a more appealing name.
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One of the many challenges you will have to face when implementing Data Governance is agreeing the scope of the initial phase of your initiative. By this I don’t just mean which data domains or business functions are going to be in scope. Inevitably you will be asked to include activities that are not Data Governance in your scope – but should you agree?
Lots of people think that you can fast track writing a Data Governance Policy by using a template or copying one written for someone else. This article looks at why this is not a useful approach and details the steps you need to take to write a good Data Governance Policy.
There is a lot of confusion about the roles of Data Owners and Data Custodians. How the roles are different and who should be fulfilling them. This article looks to clarify and answer those questions.
It is often expected that once you have a Data Governance or Data Quality Team in place that they will fix all your data quality issues. But are they really responsible for resolving them?
At some point in your Data Governance initiative you are going to need to think about setting up a Data Governance Committee. So in this article I will look at what a Data Governance Committee is and what it should do.