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Inventory of Data Assets Necessary to Recognize Value of Data

Something we often say during our early conversations with clients is that data governance is what you do when you recognize data is an asset, and when you start to treat it like one. What happens...

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Trusted Data: Working Together and Communication Play a Big Part

Recently we found ourselves re-reading Educause’s annual Top 10 IT Issues, 2019 Edition. We commented on this publication when it came out, but we wanted to revisit in this post a few observations...

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Achieving Successful Reporting is Not a Technology Problem

While some higher education institutions have been successful with a wide range of reporting tools, many others struggle with the same tools. We feel it is because institutional reporting problems...

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Data Management Challenges Facing Institutional Researchers

Recently we attended the AIR Forum, the annual conference for institutional researchers. As a company, IData has a fair amount of direct experience with the practice of institutional research,...

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What Does the Data Steward Do?

 

The data steward role is pivotal for the success of data governance. In a previous post we discussed the 3 data governance roles of steward, owner and custodian.  The steward role adds the most...

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Fit Data Governance into Your Higher Education Institution's Culture

In this blog post we’ll discuss the institution culture that will maximize the benefit of data governance at all levels. And that data governance needs to be a part of your institution’s culture.

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Improve Data Quality - Do These Actions Part 2

A data quality program can be any size. Whether large or small, the key thing is to have a plan and to use processes that are predictable and repeatable. A haphazard or unpredictable approach will...

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80% Preparation, 20% Misinterpretation: Citizen Data Science in the Context of No Governance

This post is inspired by two pieces of terminology that have seemingly been everywhere this year, and one factoid that’s been circulating for years. One term is “self-service business intelligence,”...

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Improve Data Quality - Do These Actions Part 1

A data quality program can be any size.  Whether large or small, the key thing is to have a plan and to use processes that are predictable and repeatable. A haphazard or unpredictable approach will...

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Back to Basics - What Goes Into a Business Glossary

Recently we discussed the differences between a business glossary and a data dictionary, and why you are likely to need both at your organization. In this post we want to delve more deeply into the...

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