Put the Lights on Data and treat data as an asset

If data is an asset, how do we treat it as such? This website is full of knowledge and practical content for data professionals in the form of online courses, articles, videos, templates and overall best practices from fellow data professionals.

Available online courses

The following online courses are available to anyone wanting to enhance their skills as a data professional. 

Practical data governance: Implementation course

Now for a limited time PRE-SALE offer

Learn the practical steps, best practices, and templates to put together and implement your data governance program from scratch or improve the one you have.

data governance maturity model course

Data Governance Maturity Model CouRSE

Now includes a BONUS chapter on other Maturity Models (Data Science & Data Lakes)

Learn all there is to know about data governance maturity models in order to establish or improve your data governance program.

Business Glossary Course

Now includes a BONUS chapter on Operating Models

Learn step-by-step how to implement an easy to use and efficient Business Glossary that users will adopt and management will praise.

data visualization data storytelling


Now includes a BONUS chapter that helps you enhance your data stories.

 Learn how to tell compelling data stories, accompanied by effective data visualizations, that will engage your audience.

Most popular downloads

Checkout these resources and download these FREE popular templates or white papers.

The ultimate guide to a Data Quality issues log
Tools for managing your report inventory (Part 2 of 2)
11 essential elements of a communication plan
How to create an inventory of your data sources
How to create a data governance scorecard – Free template

Latest article

Modern companies are increasingly turning to data-driven solutions to offer better products and services. According to TechTrend’s review on global data use, we created 2.5 quintillion data bytes daily in 2020; this means there is more data now than ever to extract value from. Moreover, the field of data analytics has also expanded rapidly. Data

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Articles on your favorite data topics

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Data governance 

Data quality

Business Intelligence

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I'm  George Firican

Your friendly data guy :). As a passionate advocate for the importance of data I created LightsOnData.com. I aim to provide fellow data management and data governance professionals like you with practical content in the form of templates and guides, best practices, articles, videos, courses and mentorship sessions to address your questions and challenges.

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