July 16, 2012 | By Rey Villar
At the 2012 Data Governance & Information Quality (DGIQ) Conference, Tina McCoppin presented “Become a Power Data Steward: Operate with Greater Power and Efficiency with Your Own Data Steward Health Plan.”
Data Stewards have it tough. Pulled in multiple directions, they often juggle too much and fall prey to scattered responsibilities without generating lasting, impactful results. Similar to being on a yo-yo diet, Data Stewards often find themselves either going strong or losing steam.
To strike the right balance of effort for sustained results, we recommend a Data Steward Health Plan that blends both cardio and weight training for data stewards to go the distance in their role. In other words, Data Stewards should blend a focus on standards and conformity, metadata, enterprise glossaries and data dictionaries (“cardio”) with strength training to develop the skeletal muscles of your organization in such areas as enterprise data integration (EDI), data quality (DQ), and master data management (MDM).
This pump-it-up session will pinpoint activities that really count for Data Stewards.