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Enabling Essential Data Governance for Successful Big Data Architecture Deployment

Published: 02 January 2018

ID: G00327532

Analyst(s): Sanjeev Mohan


Data governance is a key enabler to balance compliance needs with value creation from the organizations' data assets. Technical professionals and their business counterparts should deploy automated and scalable solutions for governance policy creation and enforcement in big data architectures.

Table Of Contents


  • Data Governance Background
  • Characteristics of Big Data Governance
  • Data Governance Framework
    • People Aspect: Set Policies
    • Processes Aspect: Enforce Policies
    • Platform Aspect: Maintain Policies
    • Data Discovery and Curation
    • Data Management
    • Data Quality
    • Data Security and Privacy
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses


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