Data governance – Proving value

Data governance – Proving value

How exactly does data governance make a difference?

How data governance can support data privacy compliance

How data governance can support data privacy compliance

Organizations that already have a data governance capability in place have a solid head start and can leverage it to facilitate many aspects of data privacy compliance.

Implementing data governance – 3 key lessons learned

Implementing data governance – 3 key lessons learned

Even though data governance can be somewhat fluid and iterative in its development, following best practices and designing a thoughtfully positioned roadmap can help ensure success.

Data governance: the start of something wonderful

Data governance: the start of something wonderful

Data governance enhances business engagement, shared understanding, focus and alignment, bringing an ever-increasingly disconnected data environment together, and providing data value optimization across many EDM initiatives.

Assess before you leap

Assess before you leap

Organizations are ensuring their enterprise data management initiatives with proper data governance.

Why data governance?

Why data governance?

Data governance used to be a nice to have, but due to the increasing focus and importance of data and analytics, it’s becoming a necessity that helps to drive data management across the enterprise.

Data governance: The discover phase

Data governance: The discover phase

Starting with a discover phase for your data governance initiative will provide you with a greater probability of success.

Data governance in the world of “data everywhere”

Data governance in the world of “data everywhere”

With data sources, uses and solutions on the rise, data governance is becoming even more important. But what are the phases of a successful and scalable data governance program?

Can data governance be agile?

Can data governance be agile?

Many organizations are now recognizing the need for data governance but are still struggling with the right way to structure it. A good approach is – be agile!

Tip No. 5: Show appreciation and have fun!

The fifth tip for successfully creating and leading agile data management development teams.

Tip No. 4: Know the details, but don't get into the details

Tip No. 4: Know the details, but don't get into the details

My fourth tip for successfully creating and leading agile data management development teams is to keep your hands off your team's project and let them manage the details themselves.

Tip No. 3: Provide coaching and advice as needed

Tip No. 3: Provide coaching and advice as needed

This is a continuation of my series on "Five Tips for Leading Agile Data Management Development Teams." Here, I discuss the third tip: Provide coaching and advice as needed — to both self-managing teams and individual team members.

Tip No. 2: Create an enabling team structure

Tip No. 2: Create an enabling team structure

This is a continuation of my series "Five Tips for Leading Agile Data Management Development Teams." Here, I discuss the second tip: Create an enabling team structure.

A note about teams

A note about teams

Self-managing teams will go through a typical team formation process that will require you, as a leader, to play a stronger role in the beginning until they can become truly self-managing. This post describes the stages, and some of...

Tip No. 1: Hire 'A' players and empower them

This is a continuation of "Five Tips for Leading Agile Data Management Development Teams." This first tip, hiring "A" players, will build the foundation for a great self-managing team.

Five tips for leading agile data management development teams

Five tips for leading agile data management development teams

Self-managing teams require a unique approach to leadership. Here are some tips for successfully leading such teams.

How business-IT partnerships develop operational analytics

A look at some experiences with innovative solutions in data management, developed through collaboration between business and IT.

How to integrate business data with business, IT partnerships

This article describes the benefits of integrating business created data into an enterprise data solution, along with a real use case.

How partnerships between IT and the business breed success

A key concept in agile development is increased partnership among IT and business partners. In enterprise data management and business intelligence, this increased partnership can only make things better. There can be a role for IT...

How to create and lead self-managing teams

Self-managing teams are vital in order to be truly successful in agile development. Here's how to encourage self-managing teams, and the benefits that can be achieved.

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