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Diagramming tools for data catalog success

Diagramming tools for data catalog success

Diagramming tools for data catalog success Navigating a data landscape teeming with diverse data assets is no small feat. As organizations amass larger and increasingly complex datasets, managing and making sense of this information often becomes a daunting task....

Data governance for new EU AI Act compliance

Data governance for new EU AI Act compliance

Data governance for new EU AI Act compliance Artificial intelligence is reshaping the way businesses across industries work, interact, and innovate. From automating routine, time-consuming tasks and forecasting future trends to analyzing large volumes of data and...

A complete guide to GDPR

A complete guide to GDPR

A complete guide to GDPR Behind the acronym of GDPR lies a regulation that has become essential in the age of all-digitality. The GDPR is the legal framework surrounding the sensitive issue of protecting the personal data of European citizens. Today there is an...

Data mesh vs. data fabric: What’s the difference?

Data mesh vs. data fabric: What’s the difference?

Data mesh vs. data fabric: What's the difference? In the ever-evolving landscape of data management, two terms have gained significant attention: Data mesh and data fabric. While these concepts share common goals related to data integration and accessibility, they...

CDO Mind Map: Data access & usage controls

CDO Mind Map: Data access & usage controls

CDO Mind Map: Data access & usage controls Welcome to Mind Map: A DataGalaxy blog series where we deep dive into creating an effective, secure, and high-quality data governance framework for data experts, project coordinators, and data decision-makers. In this...

12 benefits of automated data lineage

12 benefits of automated data lineage

12 benefits of automated data lineage Today, businesses are constantly grappling with vast quantities of data flowing through their systems. Managing this data effectively is a top priority, and one crucial aspect of data management is understanding its lineage. This...

Back to basics: Illuminating data visibility

Back to basics: Illuminating data visibility

Back to basics: Illuminating data visibility In an increasingly data-driven world, the term data visibility has become more than just a buzzword; it is a critical concept that organizations must understand and prioritize to thrive in the digital age. Data visibility...

Data quality management 101: Definition & insights

Data quality management 101: Definition & insights

Data quality management 101: Definition & insights With vast volumes of data at their disposal, organizations wishing to unleash the true power of their data must realize the importance of good data quality management. Data quality management (DQM) - a discipline...

Demystifying multi-cloud data management

Demystifying multi-cloud data management

Demystifying multi-cloud data management As businesses look beyond the boundaries of a single cloud provider, multi-cloud data management provides a new approach: Distributing data assets across multiple cloud environments. Mastering multi-cloud data management is...

3 steps toward creating successful data products

3 steps toward creating successful data products

Product perspective: 3 steps toward creating successful data products High-quality data, user-centric design, and scalability are the backbone of any data product. These elements form the foundation upon which effective data solutions are built, enabling businesses to...

Data owner: Definition & responsibilities

Data owner: Definition & responsibilities

Data owner: Definition & responsibilities In the ever-expanding universe of data, every byte of information holds value. But who truly holds the reins over this data, determining its usage, access, and trajectory? This responsibility rests upon the shoulders of...

5 key insights from CDO Masterclass Season 4

5 key insights from CDO Masterclass Season 4

5 key insights from CDO Masterclass Season 4 In January 2024, we hosted Season 4 of CDO Masterclass: An immersive, recurring three-day online experience that gives data professionals a unique opportunity to learn from the world’s top brands leading data-driven...

Data owner vs. data steward: What’s the difference?

Data owner vs. data steward: What’s the difference?

Data owner vs. data steward: What's the difference? A common query that arises in the big data management world is the differentiation between a data owner and a data steward. This article aims to shed light on their distinct roles, highlighting their responsibilities...

CDO Mind Map: Data privacy & security

CDO Mind Map: Data privacy & security

CDO Mind Map: Data privacy & security Welcome to Mind Map: A DataGalaxy blog series where we deep dive into creating an effective, secure, and high-quality data governance framework for data experts, project coordinators, and data decision-makers. In this...

Unraveling data products & their value

Unraveling data products & their value

Product perspective: Unraveling data products & their value Over the years, technological milestones enabled organizations to process and store vast amounts of data at unprecedented speed and scale, and these advancements changed the very fabric of business...

Demystifying multi-cloud data management

Demystifying multi-cloud data management

Demystifying multi-cloud data management As businesses look beyond the boundaries of a single cloud provider, multi-cloud data management provides a new approach: Distributing data assets across multiple cloud environments. Mastering multi-cloud data management is...

All you need to know about reference data management

All you need to know about reference data management

All you need to know about reference data management In the expansive domain of data management, reference data management has emerged as a critical segment to ensure uniformity, accuracy, and consistency in enterprise data. Reference data management, or RDM, deals...

Top 3 data governance resolutions for 2024

Top 3 data governance resolutions for 2024

Top 3 data governance resolutions for 2024 As data grows in volume and strategic value, executing a robust and effective data governance program has never been more crucial. With the new year upon us, right now is the ideal time for Chief Data Officers and Data...

The role of ESG in shaping corporate strategy

The role of ESG in shaping corporate strategy

The role of ESG in shaping corporate strategy Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles, a set of criteria for evaluating a company’s operations and broader societal impact, are ever-continuing to grow in importance for consumers, investors, and...

ESG regulations: A master list

ESG regulations: A master list

ESG regulations: A master list Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations have transitioned from optional corporate responsibility measures to elements of strategic decision-making and regulatory compliance. As a result, Chief Data Officers and Chief...

Navigating ESG compliance in 2024

Navigating ESG compliance in 2024

Navigating ESG compliance in 2024 Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) compliance has morphed from a voluntary, self-reporting checklist of corporate responsibility into an increasingly regulated business activity. As a result, sustainable business models have...

CDO Mind Map: Data inventory & classification

CDO Mind Map: Data inventory & classification

CDO Mind Map: Data inventory & classification Welcome to Mind Map: A DataGalaxy blog series where we’ll deep dive into creating an effective, secure, and high-quality data governance framework for data experts, project coordinators, and data decision-makers. In...

A deep dive into generative AI

A deep dive into generative AI

A deep dive into generative AI Artificial intelligence as we know it is an umbrella term consisting of several types of computer systems capable of performing tasks that typically require human intelligence, such as learning, problem-solving, and decision-making. One...

Top data trends 2023: Value optimization

Top data trends 2023: Value optimization

Top data trends of 2023: Value optimization It’s one thing to manage your data; It’s another thing entirely to gather actionable insights and derive value from your data sets to help your organization flourish. Value optimization of data can help companies deepen...

CDO Mind Map: Collaboration & change management

CDO Mind Map: Collaboration & change management

CDO Mind Map: Collaboration & change management Welcome to Mind Map: A DataGalaxy blog series where we’ll deep dive into creating an effective, secure, and high-quality data governance framework for data experts, project coordinators, and data decision-makers. In...

Top data trends 2023: Human & AI integration

Top data trends 2023: Human & AI integration

Top data trends 2023: Human & AI integration Artificial intelligence is undoubtedly one of the hottest topics in the big data space today, and its importance will only increase in the coming years. With the growing use of AI, new risks are emerging related to...

CDO Mind Map: Establish a data governance team

CDO Mind Map: Establish a data governance team

CDO Mind Map: Establish a data governance team Welcome to Mind Map: A DataGalaxy blog series where we’ll deep dive into creating an effective, secure, and high-quality data governance framework for data experts, project coordinators, and data decision-makers. In this...

A complete guide to data governance in manufacturing

A complete guide to data governance in manufacturing

A complete guide to data governance in manufacturing Data powers manufacturing - From driving more efficient and effective collaboration among manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors to improving customer experiences and monitoring environmental impact and supplier...

8 pillars of a successful data governance framework

8 pillars of a successful data governance framework

8 pillars of a successful data governance framework Data governance is a critical component of any organization's data management strategy. It provides a structured framework for establishing policies, procedures, and controls to ensure data quality, security,...

Defining the 7 core principles of data governance

Defining the 7 core principles of data governance

Defining the 7 core principles of data governance In an age where data is regarded as a valuable asset, understanding and implementing effective data governance is paramount. In essence, data governance refers to the practices and processes organizations use to...

Data governance vs. data management

Data governance vs. data management

Data governance vs. data management The digital landscape is evolving, and with it, the importance of effectively managing and governing data. As organizations strive to harness the value of their data, two concepts often come to the forefront: data governance and...

What is a data management framework, anyway?

What is a data management framework, anyway?

What is a data management framework, anyway? In an era where data drives almost every aspect of business operations, understanding how to manage it becomes paramount. Data management frameworks create a cohesive set of standards, policies, and procedures that ensure...

Retail data governance: Best practices

Retail data governance: Best practices

Retail data governance: Best practices Exceptional customer experiences are a hallmark of successful retailers - It can help ensure stores provide curated recommendations, deliver unique shopping experiences, and protect and secure personal data. Many retailers know...

Using a semantic layer to accelerate data insights

Using a semantic layer to accelerate data insights

Using a semantic layer to accelerate data insights The world of data is getting more complex making it harder for companies to quickly generate the insights they need to manage the business. According to a Boston Consulting Group survey, more than 50% of data is not...

8 data governance use cases you should know

8 data governance use cases you should know

8 data governance use cases you should know In this article, we explore eight compelling data governance use cases that showcase the transformative power of data governance. From ensuring regulatory compliance to improving data quality and consistency, each use case...

Understanding data governance & data quality

Understanding data governance & data quality

Understanding data governance & data quality Data governance and data quality are two essential data management principles that have significant impact on an organization’s overall competitiveness and decision-making. At the heart of data governance and data...

8 steps toward implementing effective data governance

8 steps toward implementing effective data governance

8 steps toward implementing effective data governance In today's data-driven world, organizations recognize the critical role of data governance in managing and leveraging their data effectively. Implementing data governance is essential to ensure data quality,...

A guide to data governance in healthcare

A guide to data governance in healthcare

A guide to data governance in healthcare As healthcare organizations generate and manage vast amounts of patient data, ensuring its integrity, security, and appropriate use is crucial. Data governance in healthcare provides a framework to establish policies,...

Data lineage for business excellence: Best practices

Data lineage for business excellence: Best practices

Data lineage for business excellence: Best practices In the dynamic world of data, data lineage emerges as an integral process that outlines the entire data life cycle - It's a critical tool that enables businesses to undertake system migrations with confidence,...

Data lineage diagram 101: A comprehensive guide

Data lineage diagram 101: A comprehensive guide

Data lineage diagram 101: A comprehensive guide Have you ever been called upon to debug or optimize a data-driven process? For regulatory compliance, have you had to do audits? If so, you may have wondered where all the data you're dealing with came from. In reality,...

Data lineage vs. data provenance

Data lineage vs. data provenance

Data lineage vs. data provenance Digital transformation and big data have permanently changed the way businesses operate: It’s more important than ever for businesses to have a strong digital presence and to utilize existing data. Additionally, data management has...

Data-driven decision-making with DataGalaxy & Starburst

Data-driven decision-making with DataGalaxy & Starburst

Data-driven decision-making with DataGalaxy & Starburst [Webinar recap] DataGalaxy and Starburst, pioneers in collaborative data governance and SQL analytics engines for data lakes and federations, recently presented a joint webinar showcasing their services'...

How to perform accurate data lineage mapping

How to perform accurate data lineage mapping

How to Perform Accurate Data Lineage Mapping In today's data-driven landscape, every industry is intertwined with complex data flows. Have you ever contemplated what happens when data is fed into a Business Intelligence (BI) system? This article aims to explore data...

5 benefits of data lineage for your business

5 benefits of data lineage for your business

5 benefits of data lineage for your business Data lineage is essential for organizations relying on complex data ecosystems to drive their decision-making processes. By understanding the intricate journey of data - from its source to its destination and the...

Using data catalogs for comprehensive data management

Using data catalogs for comprehensive data management

Using data catalogs for comprehensive data management As a data-driven professional, you are likely well-versed in data lineage. However, the concept of data catalogs may be less familiar. Data catalogs offer a powerful solution for managing and organizing your...

Data lineage: A step-by-step guide

Data lineage: A step-by-step guide

Data Lineage: A Step-By-Step Guide Have you ever asked yourself, “Where did all this come from?” after dealing with copious amounts of data? You’ve discovered the importance of data lineage. In this article, we explore the importance of data lineage, how to perform it...

Building vs. buying your data catalog

Building vs. buying your data catalog

Building vs. buying your data catalog Does your company need a data catalog? Data catalogs have become essential for improving data quality, access, and insights for businesses of all sizes. Data catalogs provide a comprehensive view of a company's data assets. Modern...

Data governance best practices in banking & finance

Data governance best practices in banking & finance

Data governance best practices in banking & finance The banking industry is entrusted with vast amounts of sensitive and confidential data, ranging from users' personal information to their financial transactions. The responsible use of this information presents...

Navigating ESG compliance in 2024

Navigating ESG compliance in 2024

Navigating ESG Compliance in 2024 Climate change has been a mainstream topic for the last decade and more. It continues gaining popularity among global citizens as we witness adverse events related to global warming, melting glaciers, lost habitats, animal extinction,...

Top tips for effective data curation

Top tips for effective data curation

Top tips for effective data curation Data curation is an indispensable asset for organizations looking to maximize the true value of their data, make data-driven decisions, and stay competitive in an increasingly hostile business market. Data curation also involves...

Data governance in the healthcare industry

Data governance in the healthcare industry

Data governance in the healthcare industry Data governance is vital to managing and utilizing data in the healthcare industry. The vast amount of data generated by electronic health records, clinical trials, and other sources have the potential to revolutionize...

What is dataops, anyway?

What is dataops, anyway?

What is dataops, anyway? DataOps (or Data Operations) is a modern practice in data management at the crossroads of devops and data science. This practice, which is critical to digital transformation and the growth of data-driven companies, provides better data...

DataGalaxy’s holacratic data governance

DataGalaxy’s holacratic data governance

DataGalaxy's holacratic data governance As organizations seek to unlock the value of their data assets, the data governance space is experiencing a surge in technological innovation. With data volumes doubling at an unprecedented rate, organizations have access to a...

The role of data governance in data mesh

The role of data governance in data mesh

The role of data governance in data mesh Are you ready to unleash the full potential of your organization's data? Data mesh is more than just a set of rules – It's a holistic approach to data governance that promotes collaboration and drives data-driven...

4 key benefits of using a data glossary

4 key benefits of using a data glossary

4 key benefits of using a data glossary Building a common business vocabulary is critical for fostering data-driven decision-making within an organization. That is why it is critical to have a data glossary to help with the process. So, what is a data glossary, and...

Data governance for better data quality

Data governance for better data quality

Data governance for better data quality Data quality and data governance go hand in hand, and it's virtually impossible to have one without the other. So, how does data governance impact data quality, and vice versa? Let's take a look. Common data quality challenges...

What is a data mesh? History & overview

What is a data mesh? History & overview

What is a data mesh? History & overview Data mesh is a sociotechnical approach to data architecture in which independent domain teams hold and maintain responsibility for managing their own data. With the transformation of raw data into highly relevant analytical...

Developing a data-driven culture: 7 points to know

Developing a data-driven culture: 7 points to know

Developing a data-driven culture: 7 points to know The data revolution is profoundly transforming companies and their organizations. Going into 2023, thriving in this digital world is impossible without a data-driven mindset. While it can be difficult to know where to...

Data management & data governance: Why you need both

Data management & data governance: Why you need both

Data management & data governance: Why you need both Managing corporate data is a complex challenge, but securing and controlling data access for each company's employees is necessary. Both data governance and data management are incredibly vital to the company,...

Back to basics: What is a data catalog?

Back to basics: What is a data catalog?

Back to basics: What is a data catalog? Have you ever wondered what a data catalog is or why it’s important for making smart business decisions? This blog post explains what information a data catalog holds and how it will help your team make faster, more informed...

Agility: The key to complete data governance

Agility: The key to complete data governance

Agility: The key to complete data governance Discover a new agile approach to data governance to support community-driven processes and enhance data literacy for all users. The decades-old waterfall approach to data governance no longer meets the requirements of our...

Data governance for regulation compliance

Data governance for regulation compliance

Data governance for regulation compliance No company can ignore the fact that data is a crucial strategic asset – whether global business data, specific to all structures, (accounting, finance, customer data, etc.) or specific to business areas (processes, technical...

Back to basics: What is data mapping?

Back to basics: What is data mapping?

Back to basics: What is data mapping? Data is an incredibly powerful tool. To unleash the full potential of data, it must be analyzed, sorted, segmented, and qualified. However, data must be made accessible and used by everyone in the company without any technical...

How to structure a Data-Driven organization?

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