Data governance enhances BI in a number of ways: 1. DG is used to ensure that BI activity is aligned with business activity. Many BI-related efforts never reach potential because they merely regurgitate data back to a requestor versus trying to change the business. 2. DG ensures that data quality is defined and supportive of BI. Data profiling activity is defined in the context of supporting BI data quality, and data quality remediation is occurring. 3. DG is used to ensure consistency in data standards and algorithms. Far too often, multiple business areas define a metric with the same name and different meaning and/or algorithm. 4. Lastly, we promote DG as important to enforcing the defined BI delivery architecture (i.e., make sure th...
Data governance in BI
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