Data Governance

November 13, 2017
November Webinar

Govern first, then ask many questions

Join me for this webinar hosted by Information Management Live. Thursday November 16, 2017 1 PM ET/10 AM PT The path to fruitful analytics starts with good, […]
April 4, 2017
When there is no data governance

10 Pillars of a Robust Data Governance Framework

In today’s data-centric world, organizations rely on data for everything they do- from understanding customer behavior to making intelligent decisions. It is crucial to have a […]
April 12, 2016

Enterprise Data World 2016 – San Diego

The 20th annual Enterprise Data World (EDW) Conference is recognized as the most comprehensive educational conference on data management in the world. Rick Sherman will be conducing […]
June 13, 2012

Report Governance is Key to Consistent Business Information

Much has been written about managing an enterprise BI Program and implementing data governance. Both of these are key ingredients to business value, but even with […]
August 4, 2011

A must to avoid: Worst practices in enterprise data governance

More and more companies are recognizing that they’re accumulating ever-increasing amounts of data but not necessarily gaining business insights from it. The missing link is the […]
May 25, 2011

Two Titanic Data Governance Mistakes

In the post Getting Down To Business with People and Policies. I discussed the fact that people and policies need to be on the front burner […]
May 18, 2011

Getting Down To Business with People and Policies

In the last several posts we discussed how people, policies and products are essential to successful Master Data Management (MDM) and Customer Data Integration (CDI) programs. […]
May 11, 2011

Barriers for Why Enterprise Data Warehouses Have not Been Master Data Management Solutions

last week’s post Master Data Management (MDM) – Going Where the EDW has Gone Before, I discussed the idea that Enterprise Data Warehouses (EDW) have long […]
March 9, 2011

The “Force-Field” of Data Governance

Both of my sons loved Star Wars when they were small. If they weren’t watching the movies, they were reading the books, building the Lego sets […]
May 8, 2009

People, Process & Politics: Data Governance

For those of us in high tech, it’s easy to fall into the trap of concentrating too hard on the products, technology and architectural aspects of […]
July 11, 2006

Why Data Governance Projects Fail

Are data governance projects doomed? According to the searchDataManagement.com article  “Data governance requires checks and balances, Gartner says,” a recent Gartner study predicts that “by 2008, less than […]
May 11, 2006

Data governance success: No pain, no gain

Does this sound familiar? Your business users are complaining that they constantly have to debate and reconcile the numbers in different reports. They complain that the […]