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.
What does it take to bridge the knowledge gap between the digital transformation pioneers and organisations struggling to find their footing? In this data era, the answer is quite simple – data culture. But what does it take to build one?
A data culture is one that brings together the talent and the tools necessary to empower business decision making. It cannot be imposed or imported. It must be introduced and encouraged until it is imbibed. This blog takes you through the steps you can take to build a data culture.
Privacy laws are increasingly getting comprehensive about data protection and the awareness about data privacy among the consumers is on the rise. This means companies must go the extra mile in protecting the privacy of their customers. This blog explores few trends in data privacy for this year.
More and more organizations are realizing the importance of data and the types of data that can be tapped to provide the best customer experience and improve products and services. This has led a few data-first companies to formulate their own set of data practices. And these smart data practices are changing the way these businesses operate and are setting precedence for times to come. Read this blog to know about the smart data practices that you can adopt in your business.
Imagine driving down an expressway as fast as you are legally allowed to. At some point of time, your windshield fogs up to the extent that you can barely make out the taillights of the vehicles in front. Can you drive at the same pace you were? Are you just as safe as before?
That’s what bad data does to an organization. Read on to know the possible consequences of bad data and how to avoid them.
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.
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.
Common challenges CIOs face regarding DG: convincing the executive team to invest in data governance, navigating through the silos of data, figuring out the right team and so on.
Here’s how you can tackle each of them.
In the past, we have spoken about the role played by a Chief Data Officer (and indeed, if your organization needs one) as well as the significance of a Data Governance Council (DGC), an apex body that will drive your organization’s data governance initiatives. But both of these roles are at a strategic level. As …