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Data Governance

Book Description

This book is for any manager or team leader that has the green light to implement a data governance program. The problem of managing data continues to grow with issues surrounding cost of storage, exponential growth, as well as administrative, management and security concerns – the solution to being able to scale all of these issues up is data governance which provides better services to users and saves money. What you will find in this book is an overview of why data governance is needed, how to design, initiate, and execute a program and how to keep the program sustainable. With the provided framework and case studies you will be enabled and educated in launching your very own successful and money saving data governance program.



  • Provides a complete overview of the data governance lifecycle, that can help you discern technology and staff needs
  • Specifically aimed at managers who need to implement a data governance program at their company
  • Includes case studies to detail ‘do’s’ and ‘don’ts’ in real-world situations

Table of Contents

  1. Cover image
  2. Title page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Copyright
  5. Dedication
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
  8. Acknowledgments
  9. Chapter 1. Introduction
    1. Introduction
  10. Chapter 2. Definitions and concepts
    1. Concepts behind Data Governance
    2. Data Governance and Governance
    3. Solutions
    4. Other Terms
    5. Some Final Core Concepts
    6. Information Asset Management
    7. Summary
  11. Chapter 3. Overview of a data governance program
    1. Data Governance Program Overview
    2. The Scope of Data Governance
    3. Elements of Data Governance Programs
    4. The CSFs for Data Governance
    5. Summary
  12. Chapter 4. The data governance business case
    1. The Business Case
    2. Objectives of the Business Case for DG
    3. Contents of the Business Case
    4. The Process to Build the Case
    5. Summary
  13. Chapter 5. Process overview for deploying data governance
    1. The DG “Methodology”
    2. Process Overview
    3. Scope and Initiation
    4. Assess
    5. Vision
    6. Align and Business Value
    7. Functional Design
    8. Governing Framework Design
    9. Road Map
    10. Rollout and Sustain
    11. DG Overview Summary
    12. Core Success Factors
  14. Chapter 6. Scope and initiation
    1. Overview
    2. Summary
  15. Chapter 7. Assess
    1. Overview
    2. Summary
  16. Chapter 8. Vision
    1. Overview
    2. Summary
  17. Chapter 9. Align and business value
    1. Overview
    2. Summary
  18. Chapter 10. Functional design
    1. Overview
    2. Summary
  19. Chapter 11. Governing framework design
    1. Overview
    2. Summary
  20. Chapter 12. Road map
    1. Overview
    2. Summary
  21. Chapter 13. Rollout and sustain
    1. Overview
    2. Summary
  22. Chapter 14. Data governance artifacts and tools
  23. Chapter 15. Final remarks
    1. Concepts
    2. The Value of Data Governance
    3. The Critical Success Factors
  24. Appendix 1
  25. Appendix 2
  26. Appendix 3: Data Governance Charters Template
  27. Appendix 4: Data Governance Orientation and ongoing knowledge transfer template
  28. Appendix 5
  29. Appendix 6: Stakeholder Analysis
  30. Appendix 7: Leadership Alignment Assessment
  31. Appendix 8: Communications Plan
  32. Appendix 9: Training Plan Example
  33. Appendix 10: Post-rollout Checklist
  34. Index