Measure Impact and Progress for Collibra Adoption

Supporting adoption of Collibra — or any new technology — with measurement, means identifying and counting what really matters to the implementation stakeholders. There are different metrics that can work together to communicate expectations, value and progress. These include impact metrics and progress metrics. In order to effectively leverage these metrics, it is important to identify what matters to the…

Make Collibra Training Meaningful and Accessible

If your organization has invested in Collibra to enable data governance and metadata management, training is going to be a key success factor for user adoption. Assess Training Needs Learning is a process, and it is most effective when training is tailored to those receiving it. Meaningful training provides people with information they need to know in a way that…

For Collibra Adoption Success, Communicate Early and Often

Organizations thrive when effective communication is prioritized. Open, honest communication with stakeholders facilitates a better understanding of a new technology’s requirements and challenges. Communication is the primary means of sharing information with stakeholders about an implementation. Sharing expectations about how processes may change is essential to reinforcing new processes. If your organization plans to implement the Collibra data intelligence solution,…

Align Technology Adoption with Change Management

Adoption of any new technology requires change, and while change can be difficult, it doesn’t have to be. Successful implementation of a technology like Collibra requires the adoption of users who may need support to do so. This is where change management comes in, and can help people adjust to thinking differently about how information is used. Change management not…

Scaling Enterprise Data Governance to Manage Sensitive Data

In today’s digital world, data is the most valuable asset – one that must be protected. While concerns about the proliferation of data and its impact on data privacy are not new, they are growing in importance and consumer consciousness. Ultimately, transparency and integrity is paramount. After all, the data your organization has is less important than how you use…

Women in Information Management: Angela Losacco

Angela Losacco is the Vice President of Sales for North America at Collibra, a data intelligence company that utilizes a cloud-based platform to build a data-driven culture for the digital enterprise. We recently connected with Angela – our first executive sales Women in Information Management (WIIFM) profile – to talk about her role and unique industry experience. She shares her…

Engage the Right People at the Right Time

In our experience, we know that people will support what they help create. In order to drive Collibra adoption in the best way possible, stakeholders must be involved with decision-making throughout the implementation – which means stakeholders need to be engaged before implementation starts. The true value of Collibra is actualized when it is used regularly by people in the…

Focus on the Value Case for Driving Adoption

“What’s in it for me?” The answer to this question not only helps to determine the value case for your organization’s initial driver for purchasing Collibra, but it can also be essential to increasing usage and adoption while reinforcing the ongoing value of making the change. Understanding what is valuable Focusing on the value case involves several steps to understand…

A Framework for Data Acquisition with Collibra

I recently shared my thoughts on data acquisition best practices, the value of an enterprise data catalog and data governance’s connection to the acquisition process. Building off of that foundation, I’d like to focus now on some specific recommendations for developing a standardized acquisition framework and the role Collibra can play in end-to-end data acquisition process management. When First San…

Mind the Gap – Going from Collibra Implementation to Enterprise Adoption

If your organization has invested in Collibra to enable data governance and metadata management, you’re one step closer to expediting speed to insight and making data intelligence meaningful. While the tool itself is powerful, its real value is actualized when people choose to use it to do their work more efficiently and effectively. This choice is adoption — and adoption…

The Ins and Outs of Data Acquisition: Beliefs and Best Practices

We’re living in the golden age of data. But even at high volumes, many companies struggle with being data rich and insights poor. One approach to augmenting enterprise data is to buy it — a.k.a. data acquisition. Data acquisition involves the set of activities that are required to qualify and obtain external data — and also data that may be…

Metagovernance for Collibra: Why Governing Governance is Critical

“Metagovernance” — or governing governance — is a concept that our Chief Innovation Officer Malcolm Chisholm has been discussing with our clients, particularly those who are using Collibra’s data governance platform. We asked Malcolm for an overview of the metagovernance concept, and here’s what he had to share. Why is metagovernance important? Companies that have a data governance program in…

5 Ways to Fast Track Business Value Out of Collibra’s GDPR Accelerator

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which went into effect today on May 25, is bringing its data protection guidelines to US-based companies that do business in the European Union. For organizations who depend on Collibra — or for those considering implementing this data governance platform — Collibra’s GDPR Accelerator can fast track companies on their way to…