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What is Data Governance?

Data governance is the process of managing the availability, usability, integrity, and security of data used in an organization. Here are some best practices for #datagovernance:

  1. Establish a data governance framework: Develop a framework that outlines the policies, procedures, and standards for data management in your organization.

  2. Assign roles and responsibilities: Clearly define the roles and responsibilities of the data governance team, including data stewards, data owners, and data custodians.

  3. Define #dataquality standards: Develop data quality standards and procedures to ensure that data is accurate, complete, and consistent.

  4. Implement #datasecurity measures: Establish security measures to protect data from unauthorized access, loss, or theft. This includes data encryption, access controls, and regular security audits.

  5. Develop data retention policies: Create policies for the retention and disposal of data, taking into account legal and regulatory requirements.

  6. Ensure compliance with regulations: Stay up-to-date with the latest regulations governing data management and ensure that your organization is in compliance.

  7. Manage data lifecycle: Manage the entire data lifecycle, from data creation to disposal, and ensure that data is properly classified, stored, and protected throughout the lifecycle.

  8. Develop #datasharing policies: Create policies for sharing data with internal and external stakeholders, including data access controls, data use agreements, and data sharing policies.

  9. Establish #dataarchitecture standards: Define the architecture standards for data management, including data models, data dictionaries, and data integration standards.

  10. Monitor and measure performance: Regularly monitor and measure the performance of your data governance program, and use the data to make continuous improvements.

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