How to Achieve a Long-Term Data Governance Career: Nicola Askham Interview

How to Achieve a Long-Term Data Governance Career: Nicola Askham Interview

In this interview, Nicola Askham, The Data Governance Coach, talks at length about her career in Data Governance.

Nicola discusses how she has transitioned from being a permanent employee to running her own data governance practice as well as operating in both the commercial and public sector.

There are lots of practical tips to note and you can also contact Nicola at Nicola Askham Ltd or her LinkedIn profile if you have further questions.

Please note: Nicola hosts her next 'Getting Started in Data Governance Course' on May 26th in London.

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How to Mature Data Quality and Data Governance by Stealth - Interview with James Phare of Data to Value

How to Mature Data Quality and Data Governance by Stealth - Interview with James Phare of Data to Value

How do you create traction with data governance and data quality when your organisation is wary of these initiatives due to past historical projects that didn’t live up to expectations?

In this interview with James Phare of UK data management consultants, Data to Value, we learn how James helped a past employer in the financial sector successfully implement a major corporate initiative while delivering data quality and data governance ‘by stealth’.

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The Hidden Value of Customer Data - Webinar Recording

The Hidden Value of Customer Data - Webinar Recording

Over a century ago oil drove the development of innovations such as the internal combustion engine, central heating and plastics, changing our world and our economy.

Today, data is doing the same. 

In this webinar playback, guest speaker Arent van 't Spijker explores how a number of case study organisations across the world are taking advantage to change the way they do business by re-designing their business model to capitalise on their data.

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Tech Briefing: How to manage and monitor standardised data use and quality across multiple data domains

Tech Briefing: How to manage and monitor standardised data use and quality across multiple data domains

The theme for this technology briefing is how to introduce and maintain a standard of data quality and use across multiple data domains. 

In this Tech Briefing, attendees learn how to control and introduce a standardised set of data and to check and monitor the use of that standardised data across multiple domains. 

This includes reporting, data comparisons, data management, data quality measures and data quality auditing. 

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How to create a successful Data Quality Centre of Excellence: Laura Sebastian-Coleman

How to create a successful Data Quality Centre of Excellence: Laura Sebastian-Coleman

In this interview, highly experienced Data Quality author and practitioner, Laura Sebastian-Coleman, provides a detailed account of her experiences in launching and growing a Data Quality Centre of Excellence (CoE) in a large organisation.

Laura has appeared before on Data Quality Pro and is the author of 'Measuring Data Quality for Ongoing Improvement: A Data Quality Assessment Framework'.

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Tech Briefing: Data Governance - Beyond Definitions, into the Business Reality of Data

Tech Briefing: Data Governance - Beyond Definitions, into the Business Reality of Data

Data definitions are central to any data governance solution. At the same time data governance initiatives often struggle to drive real change as it is definitional and pure governance work fail to engage the business community.

More often than not data quality and alignment issues are people issues and your data governance initiative will need to be able to bring those communities to the table and incentivise and empower behavioural change.

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VIDEO: How to create a rapid Data Quality Assessment

In this video tutorial by Dylan Jones, editor of Data Quality Pro, we learn of an effective data quality assessment strategy that was able to create high impact 'data quality stories' often within one day. These stories helped convince some of the world's largest organisations to take action and invest in data quality improvement. 

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Creating a mature data quality strategy and culture: Interview with Eric Callmann of DigitalGlobe

Creating a mature data quality strategy and culture: Interview with Eric Callmann of DigitalGlobe

In this interview I speak with Eric Callmann, a highly experienced information quality and information management expert. 

Eric is currently leading the Quality program at DigitalGlobe, Inc and took time out to share some of the novel approaches to data quality that his company have adopted as well as tactics for data governance and maturing a data quality culture.

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Tech Briefing: Navigating the MDM journey to customer-centricity in insurance, featuring VisionWare

Tech Briefing: Navigating the MDM journey to customer-centricity in insurance, featuring VisionWare

This sponsored tech briefing features guest presenter Gary Stalker, VP Technical Services from VisionWare. 

The focus of the presentation is to help you plan for a successful Master Data Management (MDM) project and mitigate the pitfalls associated with inadequately scoped initiatives.

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Tech Briefing: How to Apply Lean Data Quality Management principles for smarter delivery of risk and compliance reporting

Tech Briefing: How to Apply Lean Data Quality Management principles for smarter delivery of risk and compliance reporting

During this webinar, experienced Data Quality practitioner James Phare of UK based Data to Value will demonstrate how a Lean approach leveraging Data Prototyping can be used to simultaneously address Data Quality issues whilst also progressing wider project requirements.

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FREE Global Sourcebook for International Data Management: Featuring Graham Rhind

FREE Global Sourcebook for International Data  Management: Featuring Graham Rhind

The Global Sourcebook (formerly The Global Source Book for Name and  Address Data Management) is an up to date resource containing an exhaustive library of  information relating to international data naming conventions all in one place. Maintained and published by Graham Rhind since 1994, it is now a free resource, supported by donations, sponsorship and advertising.

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Tech Briefing: A Pragmatic guide to BCBS239 compliance: inventorise, connect and control

Tech Briefing: A Pragmatic guide to BCBS239 compliance: inventorise, connect and control

BCBS239 explicitly challenges the silo driven structure of firms today with clear requirements to bring a holistic enterprise understanding of risk data, risk data aggregation & reporting. 

In the following Tech Briefing webinar recording, Data Governance expert Patrick Dewald of Diaku demonstrates how their innovative technological solution enables financial institutions to capture data aggregation building blocks along with interconnectedness, lineage and governance.

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