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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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Data System Inventory - Resources to Make It Happen

Data is everywhere at an institution in many data systems. And growing all the time. Data at an institution needs to be understood, individually and collectively, and can’t be done without a data...

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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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Student Data Privacy

This post is about student data privacy which is a big issue at higher education institutions.  We’ll discuss how student data privacy fits ethically, legally and financially.  Third party access...

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Are You Ready for CCPA? Here are Some Actions to Take

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) takes effect January 1, 2020.  This regulation, much like GDPR, provides greater protection to an individual’s personal information and how this...

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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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The Many Parts of Data Quality (and Resources)

An important component of data governance is data quality.  But there are many parts to data quality including sources of data quality, issues, their impact, people roles, content and processes.  In...

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