Building Actionable Data Governance through Data Models

Building Actionable Data Governance through Data Models

Donna Burbank, Global Data Strategy

Data Governance is often referred to as the people, processes, and policies around data and information, and these aspects are critical to the success of any Data Governance implementation.  But just as critical is the technical infrastructure that supports the diverse data environments that run the business.  Data Models can act as a critical link between business definitions and rules and the technical data systems that support them.  Without the valuable Metadata these models provide, Data Governance often lacks the “teeth” to be applied in operational and reporting systems.  This session discussion practical ways to use data models and the metadata associated with them to support your data governance initiative.

About the Speaker

Donna Burbank is a recognized industry expert in information management with over 20 years of experience helping organizations enrich their business opportunities through data and information.  She currently is the Managing Director of Global Data Strategy Ltd, where she assists organizations around the globe in driving value from their data.  She has worked with dozens of Fortune 500 companies worldwide in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa and speaks regularly at industry conferences. She has co-authored several books on data management and is a regular contributor to industry publications.