Data stewardship News
January 29, 2016
Data governance managers who spoke during an online conference said that tracking business-oriented metrics on data quality improvement is a key to success in governance efforts.
December 29, 2015
The increasing adoption of self-service business intelligence tools and big data analytics applications is complicating data governance programs, BI Leadership Summit speakers and attendees said.
May 28, 2015
In this episode of the Talking Data podcast, TechTarget editors report on their experiences learning to do data journalism, including all the work needed to get data ready for analysis.
October 13, 2014
When Lehman Brothers failed in 2008, regulators and other banks had precious little data to gauge wider financial risks. Enter legal entity identifiers, a form of semantic data.
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Data literacy is the ability to derive information from data, just as literacy in general is the ability to derive information from the written word. Continue Reading
A data governance program doesn't have to be a police action. Instead, advises expert Anne Marie Smith, data stewards should help bring about cultural change in a collaborative way. Continue Reading
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While a data governance initiative comprises people, processes and technology, data governance software supplements and automates the processes the organization implements. Continue Reading
SAS Data Governance provides organizations with data governance tools for organizing, managing and accessing their data assets, and establishing enterprise-wide data policies. Continue Reading
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Data governance is becoming more important as companies increasingly look to be more data-driven. Make sure your organization is ready to take a strategic approach to governing its data. Continue Reading
A chief data officer should take charge of an organization's efforts to develop an enterprise data strategy and institute data governance policies, consultant David Loshin says. Continue Reading
Strong data governance is needed to maximize the value of business intelligence efforts -- and that starts with a common set of data definitions, consultant Wayne Eckerson says. Continue Reading
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Data governance, or managing the availability, usability, integrity and security of enterprise data, isn’t just about employing new tools. Organizations need to tie their data governance programs to business initiatives and goals. So it’s about ... Continue Reading
Data governance programs often rely on the part-time data steward -- an employee from a business unit who also serves as a data expert. Continue Reading
Enlist senior-level champions from both business and IT to guide a data governance program and achieve harmony between the two sides. Continue Reading