Welcome! GovernYourData.com is an open peer-to-peer community of data governance practitioners, evangelists, thought leaders, bloggers, analysts and vendors.
The goal of this community is to share best practices, methodologies, frameworks, education, and other tools to help data governance leaders succeed in their efforts.
Are you hosting, participating in, or attending an event our GovernYourData.com community should know about? It could be a conference, a webinar, or another forum where our community members can…Continue
As promised, I'm sharing the data from our first poll question, which was "What is the primary business driver encouraging your organization to consider data governance?"I thought the results were…Continue
By Kevin Sonsky, Senior Director, Business Intelligence at Citrix Systems.
If there is a gap, something will fill it.
I’ve always liked the “plumbing” analogy often used in Data and BI circles. You know the one. You’ve got the main “pipe” line coming from the city water system which can represent all of your enterprise data. And then you’ve got the water pipes for the house branching out from the main line and going into each individual room or wing of the house…Continue
I often wonder if I should admit that I have worked with data in the healthcare industry for 26 years. I have dedicated most of…Continue
With increasingly complexity and challenges of Big Data systems, governance is a critical foundation for realizing the value from big data and accelerating the time to find critical data for decision making. Our Big Data Governance is part of our broader information governance…Continue
In his book The Half-life of Facts: Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date, Samuel Arbesman introduced me to the Hawthorne Effect, which is “when subjects behave differently if they know they are being studied. The effect was named after what happened in a factory called Hawthorne Works outside Chicago…Continue