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Data stewardship News
September 06, 2017
Breitburn Energy Partners employed data quality tools to address the business pain of bad data, using the software to give end users the means to fix data quality issues themselves.
June 29, 2017
With the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation looming on the horizon, companies -- including many in the U.S. -- need to get going on required data governance upgrades.
March 10, 2017
Businesses constantly need to evolve their programs for governing data. Nationwide's finance data governance team shares how it stepped up data governance strategy and processes.
February 03, 2017
The head of Kaiser Permanente's data governance program says data stewards hold the key to the initiative's success, and he offers advice on managing data stewardship processes.
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Data governance (DG) is the overall management of the availability, usability, integrity and security of data used in an enterprise. A sound data governance program includes a governing body or council, a defined set of procedures and a plan to ... Continue Reading
Data context is the network of connections among data points. Those connections may be created as metadata or simply identified and correlated. Continue Reading
Fresh data is data that is current and immediately usable and useful. That means that it is consistently accessible and up to date, its sources can be traced and it can be analyzed in real time to yield actionable results. Continue Reading
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There are several different types of data governance software, and choosing the right product -- or products -- involves business considerations in addition to technology ones. Continue Reading
C-suite honchos sign off on analytics tool purchases and then wonder what they've wrought. But data trust can build if practitioners make the analytics process more transparent, consultant Bill Nowacki says. Continue Reading
This buyer's guide provides insights to help you determine if your organization could benefit from data governance software and how to navigate the buying process. Continue Reading
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Big data often comes with big data management problems. Clean, well-defined metadata can make the difference in analyzing big data and delivering actionable business intelligence. Continue Reading
As data volumes explode and business uses for data increase, the old "data-first" mindset no longer applies. CIOs must develop a digital data strategy. Here is what's required. Continue Reading
Deploying big data systems is just the first step for IT and data management teams. The next big challenge is setting up systems and processes for governing data lakes. 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