Entries by Mike Wheeler

Data Policy Compliance: Beyond Crime and Punishment

In my last blog post, I discussed four distinct categories of measurement that apply to data governance programs: level of policy compliance, level of data quality, impact on business performance, performance of data governance processes. The premise of that posting was that these four dimensions of measurement each told us something different about data governance […]

Measuring data governance programs

Assessing the impact of any program or initiative requires measurement of outcomes to determine progress toward objectives.  While this may be a blinding glimpse of the obvious, we have to ask ourselves “what is the desired outcome that we want to achieve” before we can decide what to measure and how to measure it.  This […]