Governing a data-driven organization (4/24/2014). Define governance within organizations. Understand the general activities of governance. Define relative levels of governance “maturity”. Identify key aspects of data governance Discuss how an organization governs data.
v.gov·erned, gov·ern·ing, gov·erns
A standard sets a requirement and/or creates a baseline
Policy defines “what” the organization must do or not do. They are the principles/rules of an organization.
A guideline describes a preferred approach with practical directions.
What do we need policies about?
What is the goal of a given policy?
What level of standards are necessary? How detailed should a standard be?
What guidelines would be helpful?
Short term goals
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