Fighting fit: data governance in healthcare

Fighting fit: data governance in healthcare

Everything is turning digital in healthcare – medical histories, telemetry, remote diagnostics etc. No part in the healthcare ecosystem remains untouched by digital. This in turn is leading to an explosion of data. But to make sense of the data, it should be available in the right format, at the right time and to the right people. And this is why a strong data governance policy is an absolute must in the healthcare industry. Here are some points you should keep in mind while setting up a data governance policy in healthcare.

The 8 Commandments of Data Governance communication

The 8 Commandments of Data Governance communication

In the modern organization, data governance is not just a function left to technology infrastructure teams. Many questions crop up when DG programs are introduced or fine-tuned. These questions stem from a mix of fear, insecurity and, in most cases, just sheer uncertainty. A clear communication plan is a must to ensure that the Data Governance program goes the distance. Read this blog to know the 8 commandments of data governance communication.

Securing the data stables: averting failure through data governance

Securing the data stables: averting failure through data governance

We’re hearing about data breaches at a much higher frequency than we would like to. And despite well-publicised root cause analyses, organisations fail to put measures in place and perceive data governance as an optional responsibility. Organisations that have cracked their approach to data governance, understand that their data governance (DG) policies are their aces in the game. This blog reveals why organisations should place a premium on data governance and secure the data stables.

The data privacy question: Examining both sides of the coin

The data privacy question: Examining both sides of the coin

With countries across the world formulating the data privacy policy, what are the companies doing to protect the privacy of their customers? On the other hand, are the consumers aware of the laws and are they really concerned about their privacy? This blog explores both sides of the data privacy coin.

On finding and managing data stewards

On finding and managing data stewards

For any organization viewing data governance seriously, a Data Steward is a crucial role and the appointment of the right person for the role is important. Read this blog to know when to hire a data steward, how to hire them and what you should look for in a data steward. This post also explores the challenges after hiring a data steward.

What makes for a good data governance policy?

What makes for a good data governance policy?

With so many data breaches and data privacy issues, it would be an understatement to say that organizations everywhere need a strong and effective data governance policy, now more than ever. But how do you do that? Read on to know more.