Most U.S. Companies Still Not Prepared for GDPR or CCPA Compliance

Even though the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect four years ago and a hundred other countries have adopted stringent data privacy laws, the U.S. is lagging behind without a federal data privacy rights regulation. California has taken the lead at the state level, the first to adopt the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in 2018, with Virginia […]

Governors of Data: A Song About Data Governance

Editor’s Note: Data professional Tiankai Feng writes and performs songs about everything from lockdown to virtual meetings to analytics. We here at DATAVERSITY can’t stop humming “Governors of Data,” his catchy and clever ode to Data Governance – and we think you’ll enjoy it too. I started my role in Data Governance in January and realized quickly […]

Data Projects Should Start with Data Governance

The hallmark of any successful Data Governance implementation is awareness. In the context of a large system integration project, we are talking about awareness of: 1) Data Quality expectations and metrics, 2) Enterprise Data Management plan, 3) Data Governance best practices, 4) data risk factors, 5) Data Governance framework, 6) data owners/data consumers, 7) Data Architecture principles, 8) […]

Data Quality Metrics: Importance and Utilization

Data Quality metrics are a measuring system that allows the “quality of data” to be evaluated. Data Quality metrics can be used to determine how useful and relevant data is, and it helps to separate high-quality data from low-quality data. It is much easier—and safer—to make business decisions based on reliable information. Poor information (based […]

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