9 Ways Data Governance Tools Can Improve the Sustainability of Your Program

People and processes play key roles in the success of data governance programs. Leading organizations also turn to technology to supplement and automate governance processes and help ensure data delivers business value. (According to our State of Data Governance survey, about 80% of companies depend on technology for managing governance.) What are the governance issues facing your organization? Can they…

A Review of the Top Data Governance Tools

Today, buyers have many options for data governance software. There are new vendors and established players both vying for your business. Each offers tools boasting a variety of features. With so many choices, though, it can be quite confusing. My four-part Buying Decisions series concludes with a look at the top tools on the market.

How to Find the Right Data Governance Tool

Organizations turn to data governance software to help ensure their data delivers business value. Selecting a tool can become challenging, however, when you’re looking at features that are attained by wildly different tools and vendor philosophies across several distinct product categories. In some cases, several vendors may provide the same functionality in their products ─ but through very different means.

Are You Ready for Data Governance Software?

Corporate purchases of most any size require research, planning, justification and funding. Buying data governance software can add more “pre-work” to the mix, especially when senior leadership must sign off on something they may not fully understand. The second article in my “Buying Decisions” series, How to Know if Your Organization is Ready for DG Software, offers several scenarios for your organization to consider.

Data Governance Software Supports Data Integrity

It’s often said that a successful data governance initiative comprises people, processes and technology — and DG software is used to supplement and automate the processes put in place by organizations. With organizations accumulating more and more data and using it to inform decision-making, there’s an increasing need to ensure data integrity so business executives and other users can be confident they’re working with accurate, consistent and high-quality data.