Best Practice Report

Consider New Data Governance Software To Support Business-Led Efforts

March 3rd, 2014
HP
Henry Peyret
With contributors:
Leslie Owens , Abigail Komlenic , Emily Jedinak

Summary

Line-of-business executives are thinking about data in new ways — it is not just something to be collected and stored, but a resource for competitive advantage. As business leaders gain a greater understanding of how data is used, the level of trust required, and the myriad security considerations, they get more involved in driving data governance. Business participation is transforming data governance from an IT program to a business best practice for planning, strategy, budgeting, and operational oversight of data and data management. As with any other business process, data governance needs to be efficient and effective, creating a new category of management tools that support data governance operations. This report takes a look at this emerging market and the value data governance software provides to help effectively run a data governance program.

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