Find out how data governance tools help you implement a common policy throughout your organization, helping to keep information consistent and up to date
Data governance sets clear standards for data processing across your organization, with a focus on improving data quality and consistency. To achieve data goals, data governance programs involve tools and processes to help you manage data throughout the data's lifecycle, from acquisition to disposal.
Data governance relies heavily on people and processes, but successful data governance programs also require strong data governance tools. A variety of vendors and open source communities provide tools to help businesses implement data governance policies that make sense for their business needs.
For many people in business, the mention of Data Governance evokes excessive red tape, bureaucratic drag, and, most of all, outsiders meddling in daily operations.
'What is the preconceived notion about Data Governance? We are the police, we tell you no, we tell you to stop, we slow you down,' said Sherry Hidalgo, senior enterprise governance and data manager at Shaw Industries, during her presentation at DATAVERSITY's recent Data Governance & Information Quality Conference in San Diego.
Hidalgo's compelling account of her Data Governance journey at Shaw Industries not only overturned such stereotypes of data governors as oppressive intruders but also served as a remarkable case study of how Data Governance can be a force of efficiency and streamlining. Her story illustrates how a well-led Data Governance program can save a company untold hours and dollars - and how this can be implemented with amazing speed.
The best data governance tools help ensure that the right information is available at the right time. Here's a list of tools that can help you optimize your operations.
As companies continue to grow and rely on data to make business decisions, it is more important than ever for them to implement a strategy for their data management.
Organizations today can't afford downtime caused by ineffective data governance strategies. With so much on the line, businesses must use appropriate data governance tools and software to maintain control of their company's most valuable asset: data.
From the humble data warehouse to the lake and swamp to potentially an ocean of data, take your pick where you want to drown yourself
The reality is the customer doesn't care about the fancy lake or the Kafka pipelines; they care about the service they are receiving from you.
Due to poor communication and misalignment in organizations, we see poor overall data strategy execution. The data team does more engineering work without realizing the end business goal of the tasks. How is this activity moving the needle? And why am I spending so much time and energy on it if it is not?
Improve your data literacy skills with these online courses, which cover topics like data visualization and data storytelling.
As companies collect more data than ever, the need for professionals who can make sense of it is growing too. Managing complex, growing data sets makes data literacy knowledge increasingly valuable to employers and individuals. For professionals who want to increase their own knowledge or companies that want to upskill their staff, we recommend the following data literacy training courses.
Solutions Review's listing of the best data integrity tools is an annual mashup of products that best represent current market conditions, according to the crowd.
The editors at Solutions Review have developed this resource to assist buyers in search of the best data integrity tools to fit the needs of their organization. Choosing the right vendor and solution can be a complicated process - one that requires in-depth research and often comes down to more than just the solution and its technical capabilities. To make your search a little easier, we've profiled the best data quality tools and software all in one place. We've also included platform and product line names and introductory software tutorials straight from the source so you can see each solution in action.
Knowing what mistakes are most common is the first step to avoiding them. Here are five common data governance errors and how to avoid them.
Data governance should be a top priority for every organization due to the risks and benefits directly linked to it. Poor data governance can lead to performance issues, lawsuits and fines. Even more crucially, weak data governance leads to increased cybersecurity risks and breaches.
Data governance is an organizational framework that needs to include data rules, role delegation and specific policies for various data processes. With so many different visions of data governance, it is understandable that companies often make mistakes that could easily be avoided if they better understood what mistakes to avoid in the first place.
As new technologies make big data easier to use, data intelligence is emerging as the key to unlocking more business value.
If you're working in a more technology-driven industry, then chances are you've heard the term 'data intelligence' before. But what is data intelligence? And more importantly, how can you use it to your competitive advantage? This guide explores data intelligence and how its best practices can benefit a variety of industries.
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