In the world of automated information, management of data is key to the success of any business. Its critical nature grows as data storage, sharing, and recency become more complex. With complex partnering models becoming a reality in the digital ecosystem, ownership and stewardship of data are key factors to monitor and control. Also, as governments add increased regulations on compliance and privacy, while customers demand security, it is increasingly vital for any organization to have comprehensive and robust data governance policies and practices.
Comprehensive governance processes for Data and Big Data Management have been outlined along with a roadmap of how to achieve a high level of maturity in this area.