Tag Archives: data-cookbook

What is Data Governance and Why It Matters

What do we mean by data governance and why does data governance matter?  This blog post answers both of these questions.

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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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Resources for Just-in-Time Data Governance

We are firm believers that organizations should practice just-in-time data governance which has an empowered committee to handle policy and vision as well as empowered individuals (data stewards)...

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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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Use a Consistent Approach to Include Valid Values and Reference Data in a Glossary Definition

An earlier blog post summarized a method that listed 6 components to consider when writing a good business glossary definition.   Another earlier post discussed the first component which is...

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Data Governance Framework: Communication Process

One of the three components of a data governance framework is having a communication process which includes facilitating just-in-time data governance, supporting data governance content activity...

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Planning a Route on Your Data Governance Road Map

Ironically, when we use the phrase "road map" to describe anything other than travel, what we're talking about is not really much of a map, and it generally doesn't even have roads! Instead it has...

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Data Governance Framework: Knowledge Base

One of the three components of the data governance framework is having a knowledge base, a central repository, that is open to all consumers and creators.  This blog post is about who uses a data...

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Get Off to a Good Start When Writing a Glossary Definition

An earlier blog post summarized a method that listed 6 components to consider when writing a good business glossary definition.  Now I want to discuss the first of the six components in more...

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