Data stewardship program: Quality booster, but a hard step for many
With data increasingly being recognized as a strategic corporate asset, the issue of who is ultimately responsible for ensuring the care and quality of information is escalating in importance also. Without data stewards to facilitate the communications about data issues between IT and the business side, diverging data definitions, policies and quality controls can easily get out of control.
This e-guide offers tips and best practices for implementing effective data stewardship programs. Read on to discover how to get started with basic data stewardship functions, such as assigning a small team with both IT and business representatives to begin formalizing and enforcing data definition and usage policies.
You’ll also learn how data stewardship is essential to correcting data quality problems which can derail the long–term success of your data governance programs.