Trillium Master Data Management (MDM) Webinar

I just received word on this webinar on 3/25 and thought I’d share the link: Trillium MDM Webinar. Just click on ‘enroll’ to the right of the first event.

Feel free to leave comments about it in the comments section, and if you know of any others please post in the comments section as well.

Does anyone have experience developing a data governance strategy?

In my post ‘8 Reasons why Data Governance fails‘, Carol S asked, “Does anyone have experience in developing a data governance strategy?”. I haven’t talked with her about this yet, but I’d like to recommend the following high-level path to launching Data Governance in an organization. This is very high level (read: quick & dirty), so you’ll need to take time and break these steps down into discrete tasks.

1. Start a Data Initiative to fix a few specific problems
Before the words ‘data governance’ are ever uttered, start an initiative to fix a few problems that span the enterprise. Make sure these are problems that bother people so that you’ll get buy-in. As part of this initiative, build a business team that will work on the problems (they’ll later become your Data Stewardship Council).
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