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Providing Meaning - Writing Good Definitions

 

A business glossary is a major component within a data governance initiative.  Glossary entries consist of a name and a functional definition. The purpose of a functional definition is to...

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Resources for the Many Components of Data Governance

Data governance consists of many components including data system inventory, data request, data stewardship and data quality.  We have blog posts on the resources (blog posts, videos, recorded...

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Data Stewardship is Critical - Here are Some Resources

Data stewardship is an important part of data governance and thus an important part of the success of the organization.  A key part of data governance is helping people and the data stewards are...

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Setting the Proper Stage for Data Stewards

To have successful data governance you need to have data stewardship. And for data stewards to be successful you need to provide them with the proper knowledge and resources. The more successful...

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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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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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What Are You Doing with Your Data?

Information – or the possession of information – is seen as a kind of power, and some people are loath to give it up. While some individuals hoard information for venal or nefarious purposes, in...

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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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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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Data Governance Roles: Steward, Owner and Custodian

 

Data governance consists of processes and tasks that staff perform within their organization. When these activities are executed well, all data users enjoy easier and faster access to the data they...

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