Data governance, ensuring the availability, usability, integrity, and security of enterprise data, can be a challenge if you’re supporting a variety of mobile endpoint devices and multiple cloud workloads. But the benefits are significant. According to Erwin’s 2018 State of Data Governance Report, robust data governance is an important component for regulatory compliance and creates happier customers.
Read the IDG white paper, "Fueling Business Success with Data Governance," to understand the fundamental best practices of data governance for your enterprise:
- Eliminate “sneakernet” — Don’t rely on flash drives or other portable media
- Reduce data volume — Pare down data to improve productivity and efficiency
- Ensure there is an audit trail — High-quality, automatically generated metadata is key
- Back up everything — An essential practice for effective data governance