What is Data Governance?

“ Data Governance is an approach to everything you do to ensure data meets goals across its life cycle and processes to support people with data.

October 7th, 2021 – Every organization on the planet needs data governance. Every industry uses data and leverages operations from software to physical labor to get things done. Data when used can be an asset or liability.  The abundance of data makes it sometimes difficult to operate due to regulatory compliance or privacy. Still organizations that navigate both areas successfully see benefits in cost and efficiency.

User Personas

  • Compliance – proof that data is used to meet internal/external requirements
  • Management – accurate and timely data to make decisions
  • Operations – accurate data to manage inventory or fleets to lower costs 
  • Data – trustworthy and high quality data to train models

How is Data Governance used?

“ Data Governance is an approach to managing data across a cycle from how that data is acquired and all the way to how that data is disposed of. 

Data Governance revolves around standards that are typically data policies.

Example of Internal Data Policies

  • Who can access the data and what kind of data can be accessed?
  • How should the data be gathered, stored, and later processed? 
  • Can the data be deleted or should there always be a system of record?

Example of External Data Policies 

What are the benefits of Data Governance?

  • Control Costs – Manage resources effectively by removing data silo’s. 
  • Regulatory Compliance – Avoid risks in complex environments of operation
  • Faster Decisions – Make strategic decisions using data for better outcomes
  • Risk Management – Monitor risk strategically across your organization
  • Access Control – Track who has access to what and when
  • Customer Relationships – Strengthen relationships with data audits

Cloud Data Governance

As more organization move to the cloud more consider risks of the cloud

  • Secure Data: Most of the largest cloud providers like Microsoft and Google offer secure places to store data on the public cloud.  Still it’s important to navigate what offerings are available on each platform for your business.
  • Compliance: The largest cloud providers offer tools for GDPR, CCPA, HIPPA, PCS on their cloud environments. 

What is Data Governance on DataGovs?

DataGovs is cloud data governance focused on lowering cost and increasing efficiency of the world’s physical operations. We store data on your behalf with top cloud providers then process policies to ensure compliance in everyday operations. Using our mobile app, teams can monitor work in the field and use their data across every lifecycle. Our solution was designed for teams that are non-technical to support technical teams in faster decisions that result in safe, efficient, and sustainable operations. 

Our Features Support:

  • Data Quality: Our API ensures data quality from acquisition to disposal across platforms that are monitored for vehicles.
  • Data Stewardship: Our mobile app supports reports and monitoring for data stewards looking at field or operational data.
  • Data Management: Our API and software sits works with management tools to ensure your data is utilized correctly. From training data for machine learning algorithms to deploy better Artificial Intelligence or visualizing data on the popular data visualization platforms.

To learn more about DataGovs, check out more at www.DataGovs.com. To see who we also have partnered with go to www.DataGovs.com/partners