Sunday, May 26, 2013

Data Governance Management. Is it a Program or a Project? | LinkedIn Group: Data Governance & Data Quality

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In a nutshell: Data Governance Management starts as a Project with the purpose to set up roles / responsibilities, procedures and technology to ensure regulatory compliance, data quality and data security. 

It turns into a Program where operational units practice - as agreed in the initial Data Governance Project - their responsibilities and use the defined procedures and technology on a daily basis. Operational units should report issues with the Program to a Data Governance Committee which may trigger follow-up Projects to adjust responsibilities, procedures and technology to improve the existing Program. 

It is the task of the Internal Audit to check on a regular (and/or random) basis that operational units follow their obligations as defined in the Program.