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Best Practices for Data Stewardship


Data stewards are critical components of a data quality improvement program. To achieve the greatest benefit, enterprises must properly define the data steward role, select the right individuals to fill the role, and guide the stewards' behavior in accordance with best practices.

Published: 03 December 2007

ID: G00153470

Analyst(s): Ted Friedman

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • Roles, Responsibilities and Organizational Requirements for Data Stewards
    • The Responsibilities of Data Stewards
    • How the Data Steward Should Interact With the Organization
    • Stewards Are a Key Component of an Information Governance Program

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