Data Governance Metrics Dashboard


Metrics are very useful for many reasons. They can help you track your progress and give you a clear, non-subjective view of how you are doing. You can build goals around them and they are incredibly useful in presentations to others not so familiar with your program. I recently found myself having to give a spur-of-the-moment presentation to our executive sponsors, and I thought I’d give you a little insight on how I quickly put together a strong presentation with information I already had. I didn’t have to spend a lot of time developing material or crunching data, it was already available to me.
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Speak their language – Tailor your message!


Tailoring your message is an essential project management tool that for some comes natural, but can prove to be a difficult task for others. We’ve all been in ‘business meetings’ that have been hijacked by an IT person who goes way too in depth on programming logic, database design, and architecture plans. On the flip side, I’m sure many of us have also been in ‘IT meetings’ where a business stake holder goes way to in depth on financial trending, changes in legislation, and marketing initiatives.
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