Four Guiding Principles for Resolving Data Conflicts

Resolving data conflicts is messy but essential work, as I talked about before on this blog. Definitions drive true clarity of business purpose — they’re how we come together to create a common vocabulary, a common language. There can be fundamental disagreements in your organization about what certain data is supposed to mean based on their varied operational perspectives. It…

Resolving Data Conflicts — It’s Messy, But Essential

Last month at Enterprise Data World (EDW), I presented a topic that I’m quite passionate about — Resolving Data Definition Conflicts: A Practical Guide — to a room filled with data management professionals. It was a good-sized crowd that seemed very engaged throughout my talk. And while I’d love to think it was my stellar delivery of the material that…