Category Archives: Data Governance

data steward types

Understanding the different types of a data steward

Data stewardship roles can be segmented and categorized in multiple ways, depending on their responsibilities and required skills, as well as the organization’s structure, industry, goals and objectives and its data management needs. There is also an argument to be made that everyone is a

data stewardship definition

What is data stewardship?

What is data stewardship? Discussing data stewardship with seasoned data governance practitioners can yield different definitions and understandings of what it is. Some use the two terminologies, data governance and data stewardship, interchangeably, which can make it even more confusing. In my own opinion, they

federated hybrid operational model

Data governance operating models exposed

Deciding what the operating model your organization will adopt is part of the initial steps in setting up your data governance program. Why? The most important reasons I see are the fact that:  It outlines how your program will operate Sets the expectations of escalation

communication plan template

11 essential elements of a communication plan

I’m a strong believer that communication is one of the vital ingredients for any successful implementation and deployment of a Business Intelligence, Data Governance or overall Data Management program.  Your Business Intelligence, Data Governance or Data Management strategy should have a communication plan as one

The benefits and risks of standard data models

Templates for data models can be found for different industries, such as education and learning, healthcare, energy and utilities, banking and financial markets, insurance, telecommunications, retail, aviation, and more others. As a quick FYI, these are often put together by standards bodies or vendors of

MacGyver of Data Governance

10 ways to become the MacGyver of Data Governance

MacGyver is one of North America’s biggest pop-culture heroes. With a can-do attitude, MacGyver was the problem solver we all wanted to be, overcoming challenges and successfully resolving any dire situation he was thrown in. Here are 10 ways you came become the MacGyver of