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The Data Governance Imperative by Steve Sarsfield

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CHAPTER 7: FIXING YOUR DATA

Armed with solid metrics on the status of information quality, you can now begin to fix the issues. It’s important to begin to establish policies for making changes to data. The data governance team needs to create new policies for data and leverage executive approval to help enforce their recommendations.

Remember, these policies should be business focused, not technology focused. They should dictate how data is handled within systems. The team needs to decide the policies for all corporate data, while keeping in mind that data is likely to be cross-organizational. While individual projects may have unique data rules, the policies should represent the shared interest of the entire organization.

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