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Spotlight shines on data governance best practices -- and big blunders

In SearchDataManagement.com’s 2011 reader survey, 77% of the 530 respondents said their organizations had data governance processes or planned to add them. But implementing solid data governance best practices can be a challenge. The key to success lies in things like communicating with business execs and being able to measure the business impact of data governance policies, according to Michele Koch, director of data governance at student loan provider Sallie Mae. On the flip side, there are numerous data governance pitfalls to avoid, such as confusing business buy-in with full commitment.

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