Tag Archives: education

Right Away, Give New Employees Training on Data Governance

Data governance is an institutional priority and it is critical to give all employees the resources and training to achieve this priority as soon as they walk in the door.

The on-boarding or...

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Assess Data Quality Within Data Systems

In an earlier post we covered components of a data quality program and data quality rules.  Today I want to discuss data quality assessment or measurement.  

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Do You Know Where Your Data Has Been and What It’s Been Doing?

The profusion of data sources and systems in higher education introduces plenty of challenges (headaches?) for data managers and consumers. One of the most difficult challenges is also one of the...

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Don't Blame Your Data

So, you don’t trust your data. Well, you need to do something about it. You need to create a culture for having trusted data and have effective data governance in place. Don’t blame your data....

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The Promise of Analytics

Of our clients who have embarked on an analytics program, many of them have seen the same issues emerge that came up when they introduced Business Intelligence (BI) tools, as well as historically...

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Data Quality Rules

In an earlier post I described the components of a data quality program.  Today I want to discuss one of those components - data quality rules and a catalog to organize the rules.  A data quality...

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Creating Organization Buy-in for Data Governance

Data governance at an institution is an on-going activity and like all major activities, needs buy-in from above for it to be successful. Since data governance requires input from many...

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Data Quality Programs

Data quality is critical at institutions such as universities.  This post, one in a series on data quality, introduces data quality programs. Learn about the tasks involved and the benefits of a data...

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More Data Request Best Practices

Data Governance is about best-practices designed to help people access, understand, connect, and effectively use your organization’s data across all systems.

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Some Data Request Best Practices

Data Governance is about best-practices designed to help people access, understand, connect, and effectively use your organization’s data across all systems.

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