Data Governance Literacy
How to build responsive & resilient data governance teams.
Data governance literacy is the ability to define data, the parameters of data quality, understand the provenance of the data, and champion protection to serve as a catalyst in a data-driven organization.
...data literacy and data governance don’t have much in common except the word “data”, but it isn’t that simple. Most organizations that do data governance well...
How to build & maintain a killer data strategy
A data strategy is a holistic view of your data program from raw data to insights. It covers everything from management, governance, and usage to architecture, engineering, and archival.
...If you don't have a strategy for moving forward, every obstacle feels like the one that will keep you stuck.
Data Culture Enablement
Data culture enablement defined and demystified.
Definitions should be clear and concise. They should reduce confusion, not add to it. Too many data-related definitions are guilty of this; some of them are multiple paragraphs long! So, when I set out to define Data Culture Enablement in my own words, I wanted to make sure no one was left scratching their heads after reading it. But, you can be the judge of that. Data culture enablement is…
Agile Data Governance Kickstart
How to kickstart your data governance efforts into high gear.
Traditional methods of data governance have failed our organizations. They are too slow, bureaucratic, and rigid to deliver value. Refining the scope of data governance increases our likelihood of success.
Understanding agility as a concept focused on operating at the speed of business improves our time to value.
A step-by-step approach to proving the value of your data & analytics teams
Proving value has eluded many of us. I recall many times when I’ve talked with other analytic leaders and found out I had one all the same activities they did to “prove value” and found none of the benefits they found. What’s up with that?
At the heart of delivering value is that each participant knows what that means, is prepared to do what it takes and can deliver repeatedly.