In a previous column, I talked about the foundational principlesand benefits of implementing a data governance initiative. I've received a few requests that I delve more deeply into the actual implementation process, and I'm more than happy to oblige.

I've always approached DG initiatives with a component-based approach. To implement this, it's crucial to have a project plan that's detailed but flexible. It's optimal if you can obtain the best resources from throughout the organization to be on the project team, because the DG initiative will, by its nature, involve the entire company.

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