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data governance

An umbrella term for a formal and systematic approach to maintaining a high quality of data within an organization. It includes data validation and cleansing as well as authorization, privacy and security issues. See privacy, data hygiene and data administration.
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Data governance is something that Kenyans can identify with, particularly in light of the current effort by government to collect citizen data with respect to the Huduma Namba project.Typical questions that may arise include the validity of the scope, purpose, security and which third parties would subsequently access this data and under which parameters.
Data governance establishes the responsibilities and processes which ensure that the data being used across the organization is not only of high quality but is also secure.
This acquisition will enhance our ability to empower enterprises across industries to digitally transform while ensuring right use of data with centralized data governance at scale through Azure.
In our cover article, contributing editor Joe McKendrick considers the need for data governance, including data quality and security, along with the requirement for applications and people to access the data.
In the 2nd Working Group Meeting on ASEAN Digital Data Governance Framework recently at the Diamond Hotel in Makati, Privacy Commissioner Raymund Enriquez Liboro formally accepted Singapore's invitation for the Philippines to co-lead the initiative.
Data ethics policies and cyber security policies must be continuously reviewed and adhered to, and data governance must be given more visibility and importance.
DBTA recently held a webinar with Stan Christiaens, co-founder and CTO of data governance company Collibra, who discussed why industry leaders are changing their approach to data governance.
Data overload-there is no doubt, compliance programs must collect and analyze an enormous amount of data, which drives the importance of data governance. Important information is spread across the training, case management, risk assessment and management, policy management, gifts and entertainment, and third-party due diligence systems.
As technology makes it easier for employees to access data, write reports, and conduct their own analysis, data governance becomes an even more important safeguard to ensure the integrity of underlying data.
However, these benefits are available only if an organization understands how data are used and where they originated, and preserves data integrity through systems and changes, according to "Five Signs It Might Be Time for Data Governance," a paper by Infogix.
While data governance might seem to many to be solely the domain of the IT department, the reality is that every customer-related part of an organisation should be involved.