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9 Tips For Data Governance Success

Data governance is essential for organizations that rely on consistent, quality data. But embarking on a new data governance project can be a daunting task. Here's a look at some of the key elements recommended by experts in the field.
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Find An Executive Sponsor
A successful data governance project requires an active executive sponsor. 'If you don't have an executive sponsor, I can guarantee your data governance program won't get far,' Sicular said. Executive sponsors ensure that your data governance program gets visibility with other executives and with the enterprise as a whole. It also can help you remove roadblocks to your success. Medved noted that without top-down executive and stakeholder reports your data governance effort will be plagued with problems. 

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Find An Executive Sponsor

A successful data governance project requires an active executive sponsor. "If you don't have an executive sponsor, I can guarantee your data governance program won't get far," Sicular said. Executive sponsors ensure that your data governance program gets visibility with other executives and with the enterprise as a whole. It also can help you remove roadblocks to your success. Medved noted that without top-down executive and stakeholder reports your data governance effort will be plagued with problems.

(Image: shironosov/iStockphoto)

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