There is a lot of confusion about the roles of Data Owners and Data Custodians. How the roles are different and who should be fulfilling them. This article looks to clarify and answer those questions.
Author: Nicola Askham
It is often expected that once you have a Data Governance or Data Quality Team in place that they will fix all your data quality issues. But are they really responsible for resolving them?
A look at who is responsible for investigating and resolving data quality issues.
At some point in your Data Governance initiative you are going to need to think about setting up a Data Governance Committee. So in this article I will look at what a Data Governance Committee is and what it should do.
I get asked lots of questions about Data Governance. A very common one is about naming the Data Governance roles. Many people worry about whether it is necessary to use standard or best practice role titles when implementing Data Governance.
One of the interesting things that I have noticed is that most people think data governance is a technical or analytical subject, but in reality the majority of Data Governance activities are undertaken by business users. I have discovered the most successful Data Governance schemes are run as change management initiatives, led and supported by individuals with well developed soft skills.