Carol Newcomb

7月 302014
 
A few years ago I wrote a blog post that drew parallels between the skills you should develop to improve your golf game, and the organizational discipline required to build a data governance program. Today's post is another sports analogy, but it focuses on baseball and soccer. In David Brooks' recent New York Times article “Baseball or Soccer?”, he compares a […]
3月 032014
 
One of the biggest impediments to (and failures of) a new data governance program is the perceived level of “extras” required. Let’s enumerate some of the concerns that I hear consistently from our clients: Extra people will be required to staff the implementation. Extra budget money will be needed to fund the [...]
9月 042013
 
They say that data governance is about people, process and organization.  Much of the work required in planning for data governance is in defining people’s roles and responsibilities, and then designing the organizational structure that will provide authority for decisions to be made and enforced. The processes, however, are not new.  Many [...]
9月 042013
 
They say that data governance is about people, process and organization.  Much of the work required in planning for data governance is in defining people’s roles and responsibilities, and then designing the organizational structure that will provide authority for decisions to be made and enforced. The processes, however, are not new.  Many [...]
8月 122013
 
Each year during springtime in the Midwest, we long-suffering residents slowly disentangle ourselves from the grips of Old Man Winter – one twisted finger at a time. Like clockwork, with spring comes hopes of golf, and dreams of that par game I was never able to put together last summer.  So (ever hopeful) I visited a golf [...]
8月 012013
 
Who said you can’t mandate data governance?  Who says it has to be some smarmy, politically correct, incremental pitter-patter of a tiptoe into the bomb-laden lion’s den of IT super-forces?  How come so many other rules are blindly followed, up and down the corporate ladder?  The police have rules, don’t [...]