Data Stewardship,
Edition 2 An Actionable Guide to Effective Data Management and Data Governance
By David Plotkin

Publication Date: 06 Nov 2020
Data stewards in any organization are the backbone of a successful data governance implementation because they do the work to make data trusted, dependable, and high quality. Since the publication of the first edition, there have been critical new developments in the field, such as integrating Data Stewardship into project management, handling Data Stewardship in large international companies, handling "big data" and Data Lakes, and a pivot in the overall thinking around the best way to align data stewardship to the data—moving from business/organizational function to data domain. Furthermore, the role of process in data stewardship is now recognized as key and needed to be covered.Data Stewardship, Second Edition provides clear and concise practical advice on implementing and running data stewardship, including guidelines on how to organize based on organizational/company structure, business functions, and data ownership. The book shows data managers how to gain support for a stewardship effort, maintain that support over the long-term, and measure the success of the data stewardship effort. It includes detailed lists of responsibilities for each type of data steward and strategies to help the Data Governance Program Office work effectively with the data stewards.

Key Features

  • Includes an enhanced section on data governance/stewardship structure for companies that do business internationally, including the structure of business terms to account for country differences
  • Outlines the advantages and disadvantages of "data domains," details on suggested data domains and data domain structures, as well as data governance by data domains
  • Integrates data governance into Project methodology, defining roles on a project, adding Data Governance tasks to the Work Breakdown Structure, as well as advantages of working closely with the Project management Office
  • Covers the data stewardship involved in implementing national and international data privacy regulations
About the author
By David Plotkin, Advisory Consultant, EMC2, working in Enterprise Information Management
Table of Contents
1. Data Stewardship and Data Governance: How They Fit Together2. Understanding the Types of Data Stewardship3. Data Stewardship Roles and Responsibilities4. Implementing Data Stewardship5. Training Business Data Stewards6. Practical Data Stewardship7. Important Roles of Data Stewards8. Measuring Data Stewardship Progress: The Metrics9. Rating Your Data Stewardship Maturity10. Big Data Stewardship and Data Lakes11. Governing and Stewarding your Data using Data Domains12. Summing It All UpAppendixA: Example Definition and DerivationB: Sample Training Plan Outlines
Book details
ISBN: 9780128221327
Page Count: 322
Retail Price : £46.99
9781935504856; 9780071744584
Data science and data engineering professionals as well as researchers and engineers who need to ensure consistent, accurate and reliable data across their company, lab, hospital, etc.