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What is Data Governance? Accountability and Quality Control in Analytics

Effective control and governance over your data assets is vital for long-term business success. By keeping your data available, reliable and usable for analysis, consumption and sharing, you can ensure data quality, data security and data reliability is consistently met. However, many organizations today struggle to implement governance frameworks over their data, which has once again highlighted the importance of data governance. So, what is data governance?

Episode 3 & 4 | Data Destination & Data Governance | Data Journey

What are data destinations? In a very abstract sense, data destination is another input along the series of process elements in a data pipeline. However, when calling out an element as the destination, it is really seen as the final destination such as a database, data lake or data warehouse. And yet, any element within the data pipeline has aspects of a final destination (and scaling challenges).

Data Governance and Strategy for the Global Enterprise

While the word “data” has been common since the 1940s, managing data’s growth, current use, and regulation is a relatively new frontier. Governments and enterprises are working hard today to figure out the structures and regulations needed around data collection and use. According to Gartner, by 2023 65% of the world’s population will have their personal data covered under modern privacy regulations.


Demystifying the Data Governance Framework

Data governance is a set of rules, processes, role delegations, and responsibilities that clearly define data quality, accessibility, data security, and regulatory compliance for an organization’s enterprise data management. You are most probably already applying some sort of a data governance program - setting up rules for the management of data and acceptable use of data assets.


What is Data Governance?

Data governance is a complex topic. In a nutshell, it refers to the aspect of data management concerning an organization's ability to ensure (A) that high data quality exists throughout the complete data lifecycle, and (B) that sufficient data controls are in place to support business objectives. In practice, data governance is the collection of processes, roles, policies, and standards that ensure a balance between access and control for information throughout an organization.