Data governance seems to be an increasingly popular topic these days. The chatter around it isn’t all good either. It seems most organizations don’t like data governance. They see it as too complicated or requiring too much change, or not in their  job description.

IT Business Edge brought this topic to our attention in their article, “Two Approaches for Making Data Governance Easier.” Can data governance be made easier? According to Vincent Lam, product marketing director and author of Seven Steps to Effective Data Governance, “Contrary to popular belief, data governance does not have to be a harrowing endeavor. Taking small, tactical steps will not only provide fast business value, but will also enable companies to avoid the pitfalls of both over and under reaching in their data governance strategies.” He goes on to share some recommendations. Check it out. It is worth the read.

Melody K. Smith

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