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Creating the Vision for Data Governance

Effective data governance starts with a vision, and that vision must be at the enterprise level and commonly understood and communicated. At the highest level, data governance is concerned with the management of data – its availability, currency, usefulness, accuracy

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Aligning Data Governance and Enterprise Data Modeling

Having an organizational understanding of the essential data used across the enterprise, through the development of a Subject Area Model and a foundational Conceptual Data Model, can improve the effectiveness of a Data Governance program Increasingly, enterprises are recognizing the

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Some Best Practices in Data Governance

Every organization needs to know and apply proven, best practices in data governance to be able to realize the value of their data and information assets Governance defines the way we manage, monitor and measure different aspects of an organization.

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Basic Data Governance Definitions

It is essential for all data management professionals to know these data governance terms and their definitions Data Governance: defines the people, processes, framework and organization necessary to ensure that an organization’s information assets (data and metadata) are formally, properly,

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Data Governance Organization and Titles

Identifying the correct organizational structure for the data governance program and naming the roles with the proper titles will ensure credibility and visibility for data governance and data management across the organization For many organizations, titles are one of the

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Data Governance Program Team Structure

Every Data Governance program needs a team to coordinate and manage its activities, and a leader to oversee the team’s responsibilities and guide its interactions with the rest of the organization Introduction Many organizations struggle with the design and implementation

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Metadata Definitions – Common Data Stewardship Activities

Creating and maintaining business and technical metadata definitions are two common data stewardship activities.  Doing them well is essential to data stewardship success. Data stewards  perform many common activities, including developing and maintaining data domain values, creating and managing business

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Data Governance Rules and Baseball

There are many parallels between America’s favorite pastime and data governance, since both are governed by rules, require action, and need excellent communication. Introduction While peanuts and cracker jacks may not be readily available in data governance meetings, and you

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