Part 2: This is the second and final article on tools for managing your report inventory. For the first article, please read “Tools for managing your report inventory (Part 1 of 2)“. 4. Data governance tool Dedicated data governance tools can track information about reports as individual
If you’ve already started or planning to start a data governance program to support your data quality improvement goals, you need a structured way of tracking your data quality issues and their status. There are different ways of doing this, of course, with either the
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
Myth #1: It’s all about fixing the data Data cleansing is a very important aspect of improving data quality, but it’s not the only one. In order to have a sustainable data quality program you can’t just fix the data. You need to understand what
Data is an enterprise asset, enabling the organization to make informed decisions. In order to secure data’s position as a highly valuable asset, the organization needs to implement a data quality management program. This will achieve and sustain a high level of quality for the
To the best of my knowledge, there are no dedicated tools for creating and managing an inventory of reports/dashboards. At best these are done at the report/dashboard server level where you can audit user access, and read/write stats for the specific reports on that server.
As soon as the number of reports in your enterprise starts ballooning, you realize it’s not a bad idea to create a report inventory. A comprehensive inventory leads to a more organized report development team and a better understanding of required resources and availability. An
I’ve seen and heard many people from different organizations talking about data governance. Some work with it, some have heard about it, but they are all impacted by it or the lack of it. So what is Data Governance? There are plenty of definitions out,