Data Governance Critical Capabilities

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Engage data owners and stewards, business users, and the data management team to ensure Data Governance and Quality processes are implemented and managed, including updating and maintaining documentation, identifying and documenting critical data elements, preparing and managing business and technical metadata, defining data quality thresholds, and the identifying and triaging data integrity issues.  



2585 Ready to use prioritized Data Governance requirements, to:

  • Reconcile enterprise architecture work, information management and data governance.
  • Ensure data governance and security at each stage of the data management including ingestion, storage, preparation and ongoing analysis.
  • Use data to help build trust in the services and policy your organization delivers.
  • Correlate business value with source data integrity.
  • Confirm that data has been sourced according to best practices.
  • Get management to understand the importance of data governance.
  • Balance data security and privacy considerations with the need for open access to data.
  • Measure the success of a data management program.
  • Ensure that you maintain momentum in meeting your data management goals.
  • Accelerate availability of up to date master data in your business network.



The Art of Service has identified and prioritized 2585 Data Governance critical capabilities and use cases to assess and use. Leaders can select those results that best align with their business needs before implementing a solution.

The Art of Service's Critical Capabilities evaluates and prioritizes hundreds of results to help with the outcome selection process.

This Critical Capabilities Kanban will enable leaders to shortlist hundreds of appropriate results fast, because they are uniquely ready-to-use prioritized, starting with the 'Must Have' category; the most urgent and critical priorities.

This Kanban will help you plan and manage your Data Governance roadmap.

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About The Art of Service 

Data Governance Critical Capabilities, Meaningful Metrics And Their Prioritization 


Prioritization Of Requirements 

The Prioritization Categories Are: 

  • Must Have 
  • Should Have 
  • Ought to Have 
  • Might Have 
  • Could Have 

Use In New Product/Service/Process Development  


The Critical Data Governance Capabilities And Their Priorities: 

  • Priority - Must Have # 
  • Priority - Should Have #
  • Priority - Ought to Have # 
  • Priority - Might Have # 
  • Priority - Could Have # 



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82 Reviews

  • 5
    Decide who the data stewards should be.

    Posted by Doris L. on 18th Sep 2021

    Doris L., Global Product Data Governance Specialist

  • 5
    Select the right MDM solution for your organization.

    Posted by Riley B. on 18th Sep 2021

    Riley B., Data Architect

  • 5
    Get your arms around disparate data.

    Posted by Addison D. on 14th Sep 2021

    Addison D., Data Governance and Reporting Manager

  • 5
    Implement a measurement process focused on creating business value.

    Posted by Aaliyah P. on 11th Sep 2021

    Aaliyah P., Senior Information Security Policy Analyst

  • 5
    Access, share and manage data.

    Posted by Gabriel C. on 3rd Sep 2021

    Gabriel C., Data Specialist

  • 5
    Secure data and prevent unauthorized access.

    Posted by Manuel S. on 3rd Sep 2021

    Manuel S., Enterprise Data Officer

  • 4
    Compare quality of the legacy and the new matching processes.

    Posted by Ruben D. on 3rd Sep 2021

    Ruben D., Data Science Visualization Manager

  • 4
    Fix this.

    Posted by Gerald P. on 2nd Sep 2021

    Gerald P., Data Modeling Manager

  • 5
    Distinguish high impact from low impact data integrity issues.

    Posted by Randall G. on 22nd Aug 2021

    Randall G., Data Governance Specialist