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The DAMA Guide to the Data Management Body of Knowledge (DAMA-DMBOK) by DAMA International

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3 Data Governance

Data Governance is the core function of the Data Management Framework shown in Figures 1.3. and 1.4. It interacts with and influences each of the surrounding ten data management functions. Chapter 3 defines the data governance function and explains the concepts and activities involved in data governance.

3.1 Introduction

Data governance is the exercise of authority and control (planning, monitoring, and enforcement) over the management of data assets. The data governance function guides how all other data management functions are performed. Data governance is high-level, executive data stewardship.

The context diagram for the data governance function is shown in Figure 3.1.

Figure 3.1 Data Governance Context Diagram

3.2 Concepts ...

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