Data Governance for the Executive Book James C. Orr
Description Product description Data governance (information asset management) represents the final frontier for many organizations in their effort to drive revenue, cut costs, reduce risk, and achieve compliance in both the public and private sector. Data Governance for the Executive presents a unique perspective to the discipline, its purpose, and its value in terms that business leaders and technology professionals can appreciate. The book examines and builds the case for a holistic approach to data governance across an organization. Based on more than 17 years of leadership experience in the information management and consulting space, Jim Orr guides the reader through various methods of identifying and deriving business value, aligning the organization, measuring performance, and optimizing success. These insights are supplemented with examples from the author's own experiences to help business leaders develop strategies, secure support, mitigate risk, incorporate best practices, and define the role of business and technology entities. Written primarily for upper level management, this book is essential for anyone working in the data governance space: For executives and business leaders this is an ideal way to understand data governance and its importance to the bottom line. For stakeholders, architects, and business and technology leads it is a means for better understanding data governance holistically, the value governance brings to the business, and how to build a compelling business case in the process. For data stewards and other participants it is an excellent way to understand data governance concepts and value and how each individual s role supports the process.
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