“Data Governance refers to the individuals, processes and technology required to manage and protect enterprise data assets. Its goal is to ensure interpret-ability, correctness, completeness, trust- worthiness, security, accessibility and trace-ability of enterprise data in an efficient and effective manner.”
Data governance is a widely discussed trend at the moment. After all, it is important to network the data competencies in any company in order to be able to implement new types of application and to fulfill compliance requirements such as GDPR. Best practices are still all too rare. There is a lack of available knowledge and orientation at the current time.
This study examines the current status and actions of companies that have implemented or are planning to implement data governance initiatives. It reveals interesting insights into a discipline that will become indispensable in the future for anyone wanting to work seriously with data.