Category Archives: Data Governance

5 data roles you might not know about

5 data roles you might not know about (but should)

Participating as a speaker at different international conferences and being engaged in different data governance communities, provides me with a lot of interactions with data professionals from different industries, countries, and organizational cultures. I’m always interested to know how each organization develops and evolves its

Gartner data governance maturity model

Data governance maturity models – Gartner

I’ve received a lot of positive feedback on the data governance maturity models series as it provides the high level overview of each model to guide you into adopting one for your program. If you’d like to go over the ones covered so far, please

4 critical TOR components for success

4 crucial TOR components for successful council meetings

In order to have a successful and fully functioning data governance council/ committee, you need to establish a Terms of Reference (TOR). What is this TOR? It’s a document which outlines the purpose, structure, and roles and sets certain expectations for the members. The details listed

dataflux data governance model

Data governance maturity models – DataFlux

This article is continuing the series of data governance maturity models as a data governance evaluation tool. Check out these other ones: Stanford’s Maturity Model IBM’s Maturity Model DataFlux Maturity Model Overview: Developed by DataFlux in 2007, it was based on their ten years of experience

Reference data needs a standard definition – here is one

When reference data comes up in discussions with other data management or data governance practitioners, we sometimes realize we mean different things or we only overlap in our definitions 80% of the time. Within a data governance conversation, this seems a bit ironic. So what

Stanford DG model

Data governance maturity models – Stanford

As an educator, speaker, and data governance professional I sometimes get asked, “How can you measure the effectiveness of your data governance program?” From my experience, there are two main ways to do so: Through a data governance scorecard By evaluating it against a data

data governance scorecard template

How to create a data governance scorecard – Free template

Data governance scorecard is another tool for measuring and monitoring the progress of your data governance program. For a quick reminder, the first tool I covered was the maturity model. What is a data governance scorecard? A data governance scorecard is a collection of agreed-upon

IBM DG model

Data governance maturity models – IBM

One way of measuring the effectiveness of your data governance program is to assess it against an existing maturity model. This can help by indicating: where you are with the data governance program how you are progressing or not; and what are some of the