Knowing all this about the value of data and the power of data governance, there are probably some of you nodding your heads and who are ready to take on making positive changes in your organization. If you are beginning to become enthusiastic about the power of data, you are discovering your inner data champion. That’s good, because the responsibility for getting funded and initiating data governance heavily falls on the shoulders of the data champion.

You may just be a data governance champion if you’re ready to start right now on the data governance initiative. However, there is that issue of funding and resources that you have to overcome. You may be convinced, but the folks who approve purchase ...

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