A Day in the Life of an Information Steward


Foundational Refreshed: 07 June 2017 | Published: 30 November 2015 ID: G00277630

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Summary

Many organizations do not understand the work and role of an information steward. Chief data officers, CAOs and other information and analytics leaders should explain how these exist within the context of a business user (of applications), to help organizations operationalize information governance.

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  • Analysis
  • Impacts and Recommendations
    • Poor understanding of the information steward role within organizations is resulting in misdirection of resources, higher cost and less-effective business process execution
    • Lack of clarity, understanding and definition of the information steward role is leading to missed business opportunities for better exploiting information as an asset
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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