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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

1:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Track: Data Governance Track: Sponsored by IBM View Track

POWER SESSION 3: DEVELOPING A SUCCESSFUL DATA GOVERNANCE PROGRAM IN 8 STEPS

Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D., Principal Consultant, ALABAMA YANKEE SYSTEMS LLC

Data and information are critical assets of any organization, and should be considered as valuable a resource as buildings, employees and products. For a company to gain a significant competitive advantage, it must focus on managing and using its data effectively. Data stewardship and the governance of information assets are essential parts of any relevant information systems strategy for the 21st century.

This workshop will offer a methodology for a successful data governance program in eight steps. The workshop will also identify ways to customize common governance and stewardship models, roles and responsibilities to reflect the unique approaches of an attendee’s organization.

Learning Objectives:

  • The importance of methodology in a successful data governance program

o Governance basics: what it is, what it isn’t, why it is essential

o Role of governance in successful information management and successful 21st century enterprises

o Major cultural problems encountered by organizations in instituting governance: the problem, the solution, the result

  • Typical missions and goals of data governance and stewardship programs
  • Importance of business-driven data governance
  • Overview of data governance approaches (data integration, compliance, enterprise data management, data quality, etc.)
  • Coordination with architecture, data management, and other areas across the organization
  • Data stewardship roles in data governance models – and data governance office importance
  • Fundamentals of data stewardship implementation
  • Challenges to successful data governance – and how to overcome them
  • Conclusion, resources for additional study

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