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Sources of Definition Content

What are the best sources of definition content for your glossary?  This post discusses several sources including: your most popular reports, pre-existing local glossaries, data dictionaries...

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Key Elements of Data Governance Success

There are five key elements (goals, buy-in, content, process, champions) that we say are needed for data governance success for organizations which we will cover in this blog post as well as...

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Data Governance Content for All Organizations

There is a great deal of content in data governance.  And there needs to be agreement on what we are governing.  There are 12 key areas of content which we will cover in this blog post.  We will...

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Data Steward Principles

For folks identified as data stewards there are a few principles you should follow which are: being helpful, being a problem solver, being a creator, being a protector and being positive.  Data...

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Evaluate Your Data Governance Processes

This blog post will show you how to evaluate your data governance processes so that they can be improved, thus improving the institution’s efficiency and effectiveness.  You need to determine the...

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Data Steward Matrix

The ideal situation is to have people on staff who are experienced and knowledgeable.  And have data stewards who can do a variety of tasks effectively. 

This blog post will cover the steps to...

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Resources for Life Cycle of Data Requests

An important data governance process to have is an established data request process that is known and easy to use. This process should provide accurate and trusted information.   Often one data...

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Don't Use Committees for Data Governance Content

Is your data governance content (report requests, data dumps, data definitions, etc.) taking too long to produce or doesn’t seem to be as effective as they should be?  Content is like a continual...

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Data Governance Breaks Down Silos (Data and Organizational)

In this post we’ll discuss the types of silos that exist at higher education institutions, data brawling, data culture, shadow systems, benefits of breaking down the silos and what actions can be...

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Data Quality Content

Data quality is an important component of data governance at a higher education institution and includes people, processes and content. This blog post is about the various content (issues,...

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