Chapter 2

Understanding the Types of Data Stewardship

Each of the types of Data Stewards is defined and the roles and responsibilities described. The types of steward include Business Data Stewards, Technical Data Stewards, Operational Data Stewards, Domain Data Stewards, and Project Data Stewards.

Keywords

Data Stewardship; business; operational; domain; project; technical; responsibilities

Introduction

The generic term Data Stewardship (as defined in Chapter 1) primarily encompasses two different types of stewards: Business Data Stewards and Technical Data Stewards. However, on occasion, there is a need to “fill in” with other flavors of Data Steward, including Domain Data Stewards and Project Data Stewards. These last two are support roles, picking ...

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