Chapter 14

Data governance artifacts and tools

 I am not one of those who in expressing opinions confine themselves to facts.

—Mark Twain

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.

—Mark Twain

This short chapter concerns itself with some of the more mechanical and discrete elements of data governance. If you understand DG as a program, and implement it as such, sooner or later you are going to find yourself up to your hips in documents and files representing the multitude of artifacts being governed. Thus, it will be necessary to administer the governance program.

Talk to a corporate controller or a manager of documents in any large organization. The tracking and maintenance of policies, rules, manuals, websites, ...

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