Chapter 5

Update and Dispose Phases – Ongoing Data Stewardship


This chapter explores the issues around maintaining entity identity integrity over time as entity identity information changes. It explains why both automated and manual update processes are critical for successful ER and MDM processes. It also covers the management and retirement of entity identifiers.


Data Stewardship; Data Governance; Clerical Review Indicators; Correction Assertions; Confirmation Assertions

Data Stewardship

Data stewardship emerged as a concept along with data governance. Both data stewardship and data governance underpin the growing trend to recognize information as an enterprise asset. Whereas data governance speaks to elevating data management decisions ...

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