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and Web address for the organization being nominated for the Best
Practices Award entry. Make sure to include the Individual(s) at the
nominee organization who is to be contacted regarding the nomination
and/or submission (include name, title, telephone, e-mail). This should
be the person who will respond to questions and be interviewed by the
judges if chosen as a finalist. You may also provide an alternate
contact if you wish.
provide a statement that acknowledges your acceptance of the Submission
Conditions as outlined above.
answer the following questions. Keep your responses concise please.
||SPONSORSHIP, PLANNING and FRAMEWORK
BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS and BUSINESS
your data governance program planning process, when the program started,
where in the organization the program resides (business and or technical
areas), and who is ultimately responsible for delivering value.
the phases of the program, when you went "live" with your data
governance program, and whether or not your program aligns with an
industry standard framework or consulting organization’s approach that
has been made public through presentations and written content.
the level of management sponsorship, promotion, enforcement and the
business drivers of your data governance program.
- Describe the program's business
and technical goals and objectives, how these goals and objectives were
decided upon, and the level to which these goals and objectives have been
DATA GOVERNANCE PROGRAM STRUCTURE
your organization’s business requirements for Data Governance and the
level of business involvement in the daily operation of the data
governance program, as data stewards, facilitators, decision makers, …
the Data Governance business requirements gathering process, ho was
involved in that process, and how specific requirements were addressed
by the program.
PEOPLE PROGRAM TEAM and the DATA GOVERNANCE ROLES
your program's Data Governance Structure (operational, tactical,
strategic, executive and support).
the tools (internally developed or externally purchased) that have been
used to support the activities of the Data Governance program.
where the information (meta-data) that supports the Data Governance
Program (example: relationships between people and data, relationship
between data and systems, relationship between data and business rules)
is located, maintained and made available. Who are the people are that
are using that information and how are they using it.
how the Data Governance program is designed to assure the quality of
data and any agreements that are held between the business and technical
areas of the organization that use Data Governance and associated
metrics to maintain the agreements.
the relationship between your data governance program and ancillary
activities including master data management, risk management, business
intelligence, data quality/quality reporting initiatives, compliance
initiatives, others that have aligned with your program.
MEASUREMENTS PROGRAM and SUCCESS STORIES
the business, technical and support roles associated with your data
governance program, how many people participate in these roles, where
they reside in the organization, and who manages their responsibilities.
the data governance organization base (both business and technical), how
many people are currently associates with following data governance
guidelines, areas of your organization where they are receiving the most
value from the data governance program.
how the data governance program is marketed and promoted internally in
your organization and how accountability for the governance of data is
applied and enforced.
the techniques that you use to attract new governance associates and how
you assist new associates to learn how to use and navigate through the
data governance program.
how your organization measures the success of your Data Governance
program, how KPIs (key performance indicators) are defined, and the Data
Governance program quality reporting method (balanced scorecard, six
your ability / attempt to define and report a financial ROI on the
program, whether or not this type of reporting is required, and how well
this reporting has been accepted.
To see the winning entry from the 2010 Award please click here.