How to Launch a Data Governance Program: Practical Guidelines for Technology Implementers
More and more companies and government organizations are recognizing the value of data as a strategic asset - an asset to be carefully developed and managed. However, many organizations have not yet evolved their processes, policies, and infrastructure to be able to cultivate their data as an asset. As a result, data governance is an emerging discipline which many organizations are beginning to adopt. Data governance is defined as the processes, policies, standards, organization, and technologies required to manage and ensure the availability, accessibility, quality, consistency, auditability, and security of data in a company or institution.