Lots of people think that you can fast track writing a Data Governance Policy by using a template or copying one written for someone else. This article looks at why this is not a useful approach and details the steps you need to take to write a good Data Governance Policy.
In many firms, the equation between Governance, Risk and Compliance around cyber security is becoming heavily weighted towards the G, and GRC functions must adjust as a result, both in terms of internal structures and in terms of interactions with other stakeholders.
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?
Over time, unenforced regulations simply get ignored and become useless. It is likely that things won’t change until the regulators make them change, and they will have to go sooner or later through a harder enforcement line.