Author: Nicola Askham

Data Governance Committees, Forums and Working Groups

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.

Do We Have to Call Them Data Owners?

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.

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Soft Skills are vital for Data Governance Success

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.

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