As a follow-up to the organizational component - namely governance actors (see part 2 of this series) – let's move on to the third pillar of corporate data governance : information asset management.

The new European regulation (aka GDPR) imposes on organizations of all sizes the respect of two major obligations : the protection of the personal data they possess on individuals (customers, prospects, partners…) and the respect of their rights (processing type, legitimate interest, access, rectification, erasure…).

In the first part of our series on data governance, we introduced the « rules » : definition, compliance and evolution. In this second part, we'll address the second pillar : the organization.

Article first published on the Swiss website Arbido, in the Metadata – Quality data report (in French).

« Information excellence leads your business to success ». This slogan, used by many vendors in the world of computing, effectively hides the need for permanent control over the data, their quality and the management rules that govern them.

As already mentioned in a previous article about enterprise data management,  

Information reveals data as the most valuable asset of an organization. It has the power to make your business unique.

 

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