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Soft Skills and Traits of a Good Data Steward

Being a good data steward is not all about technical knowledge. There are several soft skills, traits, and behaviors that a good data steward should have. Every data steward will be different and...

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IT Priorities for the Year 2021

Since it is the beginning of the year, it is a good time to think about the information technology (IT) challenges, issues, and priorities for the year. Make sure that the organization’s strategic...

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Need Better Trust in Your Data? Here are Some Resources to Help

Having trust in your data is critical at your organization.  That is why data governance is so important as it leads to this trust by those that are using the data. Trust in the data leads to ...

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Gathering, Curating, Researching and Supporting for Data Governance and Guidance

We are always thinking of new ways to frame data governance and guidance so that it is better understood.  Previously we did a video on how data governance is like student advising. And previously...

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Have Data Governance Communication Plan

Having a communication plan for data governance is a necessary strategy to help ensure data governance success.  You want to create and maintain staff awareness of data governance.  It takes time...

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Starting Data Governance? Here are Some Helpful Resources

Data governance is not easy.  There is a lot of components to it.  There is a lot of content.  You need a framework and hopefully have tools in place.  You need a group of individuals to make it...

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Hiring? Here Are Some Data Governance Questions You Might Want to Ask

Thinking about interviewing someone for a data governance role such as a Data Governance Manager or a Data Governance Coordinator? Maybe this is a new role in the organization. Maybe data...

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Best Practices for Functional and Technical Definitions

Definitions should eliminate confusion across the enterprise.  And they should be accessible by all that work with data.  There are two types of definitions - functional and technical.  And they...

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Availability of Data Governance Reporting and Analytics Resources

Reporting and Analytics is very related to data governance.  If you do not have trust in your data then you will not have trust in your reports and your analytic efforts.  The report efforts are...

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Here are Some Resources Regarding Reference Data Lists

Reference data is the forgotten content in data governance. It needs to be documented and managed just like business glossary definitions and report specifications. Over time we have gathered...

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