What is the difference between data governance vs data management?

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VP in Construction, 51 - 200 employees
The difference between the 2 is that data governance establishes/sets the policies and procedures around the data, while data management enacts those policies and procedures to compile and use that data for any decision-making
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CIO in Healthcare and Biotech, 201 - 500 employees

I agree with Christian. Data Governance is the rules on how you add, use, manage and store your data and management is placing this into practice. Management is putting the systems in place and ensuring the rules are adhered to.

Director of IT in Software, 201 - 500 employees

Agree. Its policies and procedures vs enforcing/implementing them

CIO in Education, 51 - 200 employees
Very simply put data governance is our policies and procedures that oversee and govern our data. Data management is how we use those governances to help us collect, mine, manage and share our data with stakeholders.

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