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Setting Up a Governance Council
Establishing a data governance council can be a well-intentioned goal, but one that lacks executive support and direct action on data, writes expert Steven Adler in his blog for InfoGov Community. At the end of the day, this is still a hierarchical power structure that costs time and money to organize and that resource can be better spent on easier targets.
Relying on a Data Model Alone
Using a data model as a guide to systems development and to generate data quality reports is both valid and productive, but that alone leaves an incomplete implementation of governance on behalf of business owners, says Steve Yeager. A data model doesnt capture all data requirements of business owners and misses process requirements for managing data as it relates to the business decision process.