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7 Potential Benefits of Having a Data Glossary or Data Catalogue By Nicola Askham

Is harnessing the power of a Data Glossary or Data Catalogue the key to unlocking the true potential of your data endeavours? In today’s data-driven […]


What are the key components of a data culture? By Nicola Askham

Data culture is the collective behaviours and beliefs of people who value, practice and encourage the use of data to improve decision-making. As a result, […]


How to identify Data Owners where multiple areas of the organisation use the same data? By Nicola Askham

Identifying Data Owners is something that many people struggle with when they are starting out in Data Governance. When multiple different teams use that data […]

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Data Engineering is Not Software Engineering By Niels Cautaerts

Pretending like data and software are the same is counterproductive to the success of your data engineering team… In recent years, it would appear that […]


Five signs your Data Governance initiative is failing By Nicola Askham

One: There are different understandings of within the same organisation and their data governance initiative Most organisations are full of lots of jargon and terminology […]


The Six Principles for Successful Data Governance By Nicola Askham

There are six principles that underpin all successful data governance initiatives. These are principles that I have developed over many years of experience of successfully […]


How to get your business stakeholders to want and use a Data Glossary By Nicola Askham

Getting a data glossary in place can take a lot of hard work and effort, so it can be particularly frustrating if/when your business users […]


Data Ownership: Reports and Dashboards By Nicola Askham

If you’ve ever read any of my previous blogs on data ownership, you’ll probably know that I feel quite categorically, from my many years of […]


What is data wrangling? By Nicola Askham

The short answer is this: the chances are you probably do have to do Data Wrangling in your job, whatever your job is, but whether […]


Data Governance Interview with Rob Saundby By Nicola Askham

About Rob: I have been working in IT for over twenty years, of which the last ten have been specialising in data management. During this […]


What is a Data Domain? By Nicola Askham

What is a data domain? This is a very short and succinct question, and I thought the answer was likely to be the same. However, […]

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Do Cyber Security Programmes really work? By Jean-Christophe Gaillard

When some people say they don’t know what to do around cyber, you may want to ask them where they have been for the last […]


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