DataEd Slides: Getting (Re)Started with Data Stewardship

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About the Webinar

In order to find value in your organization’s data assets, heroic data stewards are tasked with saving the day — every single day! Adhering to the organizational Data Governance (DG) framework, they work to ensure that data is captured right the first time, validated through appropriately automated means, and integrated into business processing. Whether it’s data profiling or in-depth root cause analysis, data stewards ensure the organization’s mission-critical data is reliably coordinated. This program will approach this framework and punctuate important facets of a data steward’s role.

Learning objectives include:

  • Understanding the motivation for full-time data stewards in your organization
  • Comprehending how stewards need to be multifunctional and dexterous, especially at first
  • How stewards successfully target SDLC from cadence, approach, simplicity requirements, foundational prerequisite, perspectives

About the Speaker

Peter Aiken, PhD

Professor of Information Systems, VCU and Founder, Anything Awesome

Peter Aiken, an acknowledged Data Management (DM) authority, is an Associate Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, past President of DAMA International, and Associate Director of the MIT International Society of Chief Data Officers. For more than 35 years, Peter has learned from working with hundreds of Data Management practices in 30 countries. Among his 10 books are the first on CDOs (the case for data leadership), the first describing the use of monetization data for profit/good, and the first on modern strategic data thinking. International recognition has resulted in an intensive schedule of events worldwide. Peter also hosts the longest-running DM webinar series (hosted by dataversity.net). From 1999 (before Google, before data was big, and before Data Science), he founded Data Blueprint, a consulting firm that helped more than 150 organizations leverage data for profit, improvement, competitive advantage, and operational efficiencies. His latest venture is Anything Awesome.

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