Data Governance Approach

Does your organization have a data governance process in place?  Perhaps your attempts to establish a data governance initiative have resulted in lackluster results.  You’re not alone, that’s why we created a modern approach to data governance consisting of five straightforward steps to provide trusted, timely, high-quality data consistently to all users.

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Define

Define

By defining data types, assigning names to use for reference, you will better manage data flow and integrity.  Outcomes: business glossary, data relationships, reference data, business rules, policies.

Discover

Discover

Once the data types are defined, the discovery process associates data types with the reference source.  Outcomes: data discovery, data profiling, data process/inventories, capabilities assessment

Apply

Apply

Creating rules to govern how data is managed improves cross-functional information integrity and inter-departmental collaboration.  Outcomes: manual and automated rules, end-to-end workflows, business/IT collaboration

Assess

Assess

Over time, assessments ensure the data governance rules are capable of sustaining current data management demands.  Outcomes: expectation to current stage, feedback on ROI/VOI

Sustain

Sustain

By proactively monitoring data quality and flow using operational dashboards, your organization will become a master of your data. Outcomes: proactive monitoring, operational dashboards, data lineage