Data Governance: Perspectives and Practices, by Harkish Sen
What is data governance? And what are the principles and techniques you can leverage as a business or IT professional to make data governance successful within your organization?
Control and responsibility
Is data governance just policy-making for data?
Is data governance just data management?
Communication is critical
Data and accountability
Technology and humans in society
Law and data governance
Personal identifiable information and data governance
More data, more knowledge…more power?
Data governance roles
Data protection officer
Data procurement officer
Data policy officer
What are the components within policy making?
What do we mean by a data governance function?
Setting the scene
Moving from siloed behaviors to data for the organization
Clearly articulating the benefits
Data governance using the 5-step method
Step 1) a clear aspiration or high-level goal
Step 2) developing principles from a clear strategy
Step 3) testing the strategy
Step 4) build out an operational plan for delivery
Step 5) prototype different models and test thoroughly
Data quality and maintenance
Data technical management
Data privacy and security
Data Governance Scorecard
Approaches, practices, and methodologies
Agile vs. Waterfall
Conducting thought showers in a bunker
Getting your core assumptions in order
Data governance business drivers
Stakeholders understanding the importance of data
Blockers as stakeholders
Data governance questions
Data Governance will answer these questions and provide you with insights and approaches to improve the “data fitness” of your organization. Gain control of your data and assign responsible parties to ensure the data remains well-understood and protected, by applying the content within this book’s six chapters:
Harkish Sen has over 15 years’ information technology experience within the government and private sector. Working across data, solutions architecture, and digital transformation has helped him develop the expertise to bring the best of business and technical approaches together to deliver key outcomes, in a simple and effective way. Harkish Sen lives in London, United Kingdom.
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