The scope may be initially limited to rules roles and responsibilities for the

The scope may be initially limited to rules roles and

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operational. The scope may be initially limited to rules, roles, and responsibilities for the new system, but sometimes this type of program serves as a prototype for an enterprise Data Governance / Stewardship program. Soundbite A move to Service- Oriented Architecture (SOA), with its need for well- governed data, could be a driver for a program with a focus on Architecture / Integration. Soundbite Data Governance programs with a focus on Data Warehouses / BI often start small, but may scale to other efforts The idea is to “act locally but think globally.”
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The DGI Data Governance Framework © The Data Governance Institute Page 10 of 20 A charter for this type of program may hold Data Governance and Stewardship participants accountable to: § Establish rules for data usage and data definitions. § Identify stakeholders, establish decision rights, clarify accountabilities § Identify SDLC embedded governance steps and loop-outs for projects § Clarify the value of data assets and data-related projects. Data Governance With a Focus on Management Support This type of program typically comes into existence when managers find it difficult to make “routine” data-related management decisions because of their potential effect on operations or compliance efforts. Managers realize they need to come together to make collaborative decisions but either don’t know all the stakeholders to involve or have an obstacle to assembling them. In such cases, a formal Data Governance program can help managers make decisions with confidence. Sometimes such programs consist primarily of councils that come together to analyze interdependencies, make decisions, and issue policies. Other times, the Data Governance program will have multiple focuses, such as supporting management and also addressing Compliance. A charter for this type of program may hold Data Governance and Stewardship participants accountable to: § Measure the value of data and data-related efforts. § Align frameworks and initiatives § Identify stakeholders, establish decision rights, clarify accountabilities § Identify SDLC embedded governance steps and loop-outs for projects § Monitor and report on data-related projects § Promote data-related messages and positions Your Focus and Your Stakeholders What will your Data Governance program focus on? This decision will determine which type of rules and concerns your participants will address. It will influence the mix of data stakeholders involved in your data-related decisions and actions, as well as the amount of effort required of your stakeholders. Soundbite Data Governance programs with a focus on Management Support typically come into existence when managers find it difficult to make “routine” data-related management decisions because of their potential effect on operations or compliance efforts.
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The DGI Data Governance Framework © The Data Governance Institute Page 11 of 20 Who is a data stakeholder? Any individual or group that could affect or be affected by the data under discussion. Some
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