This week I had the honor to host the #SQLChat on Twitter on the topic of Data Governance. Here's some quick highlights from hour long conversation:
Data Governance is a system of decision rights and accountabilities for information-related processes, executed according to agreed-upon models which describe who can take what actions with what information, and when, under what circumstances, using what methods.
Others responded with:
You should know how your data is:
Make sure that you are considering ALL of your data:
And, you should know:
I think public perception is that data harvesting is as bad as data breach because their data was used in places that did not have permission to access it
I consider myself TechSavvy and have already used the Facebook remedies to lock down the information that I don't want publicly known. Although, honestly, there's nothing on Facebook that I would really need to have hidden (except from Internet Trolls)
If I give you my information, I expect it to be handled properly and only used for it's obvious intent
I think it's important to educate your executive team on what your customer base thinks. Although, ultimately business decisions could change the direction and regulation may define it for us anyway.
What are you thoughts and comments on this topic?
Thank you for your valuable contributions to the chat: