Chapter 5. Governance

“Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to maintain.”

Kurt Vonnegut

In This Chapter:

A common information model is a resource that is potentially useful to many business transformation initiatives. Previous chapters have covered how to build a common information model. Now we consider how to (1) govern the common information model, and (2) how to use the common information model to govern other resources. This chapter describes:

• The importance of governance to the common information model

• The key elements that make up a governance program for the artifacts within a common information model

• The linkage between the common information model, information governance, software ...

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