Tag Archives: Data Governance

GDPR Plan – Do you have yours?

Have you kicked off your GDPR programme of work? Do you think you will be compliant by 18th May 2018? Below I have listed the areas and questions that I feel should be considered. I have formed these into a high-level plan to aid implementation in a phased approach. Assess the questions and points. Identify […]

GDPR Privacy Notice

How are you getting on with being GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) ready?  I hope you are starting to consider what it is you need to do and at least communicate to the business the obligations you have as an organisation. And building awareness as required in step 1. Following on from my previous posts […]

People are the Key to Data Success

While supporting a colleague recently in how to approach an Information Governance assessment for a client I decided to share that guidance with you.  The client wanted to improve their processes, with speed and accuracy being key requirement in the improvement. The assessment provides all the key areas a questions to ask but it is […]

NoSQL and Big Data

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….when I defined the requirements for a new Project Information Manager (PIM) my key needs were: Extensible – foresight that there were developments on the horizon that would need future development and expansion of the system to include data collection for new fields. Flexibility – to […]

My Data Management Principles

If you lay a strong foundation for data management that is based on good, reliable rules, which are managed and governed, you will do well in providing good information to assist decision making. Makes sense, right? Business must lead What is the goal of the project, why are you running this project, what will you […]

Do you find the information you need?

Taxonomy & Taxonomies A disorganised system will be prone to stagnation, have limited user adoption and dissolve into chaos!  Do you have a Taxonomy? If a taxonomy is formed at the outset of an information management project, a foundation can be defined that will enable the organisation to expand and evolve their system as demands […]