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Data Governance

How to Design, Deploy and Sustain an Effective Data Governance Program

This book is for any manager or team leader that has the green light to implement a data governance program. The problem of managing data continues to grow with issues surrounding cost of storage, exponential growth, as well as administrative, management and security concerns - the solution to being able to scale all of these issues up is data governance which provides better services to users and saves money. What you will find in this book is an overview of why data governance is needed, how to design, initiate, and execute a program and how to keep the program sustainable. With the provided framework and case studies you will be enabled and educated in launching your very own successful and money saving data governance program.


IT Managers, CIOs, Data and Enterprise Architects as well as Compliance professionals

Paperback, 264 Pages

Published: July 2012

Imprint: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 978-0-12-415829-0


  • Preface

    1. Introduction

    2. Definition

    Core Concepts

    E for Enterprise

    Business Program

    Evolution vs. Revolution

    Things will change

    3. Data Governance Program Overview

    The Scope and Components of Data Governance

    The CSFs for Data Governance

    Elements of the programs

    Business Role

    Scope - What governed

    Organization - Who governs

    Process - How Data is Governed

    Process - What is Governed?



    Principles and Policies


    Culture and IMM

    Ownership and Accountability

    EIM Frameworks and Architectures

    Day in the Life

    4. The Business Case


    Problems corrected

    Cost Considerations / Balance sheet and Income statement

    5. Components of DG

    Executing DG - an Overview

    Core Success Factors

    DG and EIM Programs Process Overview

    DG Overview Summary

    6. Scope

    Case Study Introduction

    7. Assess

    8. Align and business case

    9. Functional design

    10. Organization design

    11. Deploy

    12. Sustain

    13. Executing DG - Practical Guide

    Project plan templates

    Critical document templates

    14. Summary



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