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Performing Information Governance: A Step-By-Step Guide to Making Information Governance Work (IBM Press)by Anthony Giordano
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Make Information Governance Work : Best Practices, Step-by-Step Tasks, and Detailed Deliverables
Most enterprises recognize the crucial importance of effective information governance. However, few are satisfied with the value of their efforts to date. Information governance is difficult because it is a pervasive function, touching multiple processes, systems, and stakeholders. Fortunately, there are best practices that work. Now, a leading expert in the field offers a complete, step-by-step guide to successfully governing information in your organization.
Using case studies and hands-on activities, Anthony Giordano fully illuminates the “who, what, how, and when” of information governance. He explains how core governance components link with other enterprise information management disciplines, and provides workable “job descriptions” for each project participant.
Giordano helps you successfully integrate key data stewardship processes as you develop large-scale applications and Master Data Management (MDM) environments. Then, once you’ve deployed an information asset, he shows how to consistently get reliable regulatory and financial information from it.
Performing Information Governance will be indispensable to CIOs and Chief Data Officers…data quality, metadata, and MDM specialists…anyone responsible for making information governance work.
Many books explain "why" Information Governance is important. This is the first book to offer detailed, best-practice help with execution: specific tasks, step-by-step guidance, and practical deliverables for making information governance work in any environment.
Using case studies and practical activities, IBM's Anthony Giordano fully illuminates the "who, what, how, and when" of information governance. He explains how the core components of governance link with other disciplines of enterprise information management, and gives data stewards and data management professionals workable "job descriptions" for participating in any governance-related project.
Drawing on his immense experience consulting with IBM enterprise clients, Giordano shows how to effectively integrate the data stewardship processes of definition, metadata management, data quality definition, and capture as you develop data warehouse applications and Master Data Management environments. Then, once you've deployed your data warehouse or other information asset, he demonstrates how to apply governance to ensure that you get the reliable regulatory and financial information you need.
About the Author
Anthony Giordano is an experienced executive with more than 25 years of global professional services experience in the information management field in the areas of business intelligence, data warehousing, customer relationship management, and program management. He has significant work experience in the financial services, life sciences, and automotive sectors. Mr. Giordano has functioned in various roles, including positions such as IBM Japan BAO Service Line Leader, Financial Services Practice Partner, and other consulting roles. He has extensive international experience in Australia, Thailand, Turkey, England, and living in Japan. Tony has been dedicated to implementing customer-focused business analytics and information management platform that deliver business outcomes.
In his role at Merkle, Tony is responsible for the Technology Solutions Group, which defines designs, develops, and deploys the Foundation Marketing Platform’s that Merkle’s customer run their multi-channel campaigns and marketing analytics.
Tony joins Merkle from IBM’s Business Analytics and Optimization Practice, where he spent 18 years in a variety of senior-level positions. Most recently, Tony led IBM’s BAO Japan Service Line. He also held IBM’s BAO Global Leader for Banking and Financial Markets, Enterprise Information Management Service Line for North America, and Financial Services BAO Partner roles. Prior to IBM and PricewaterhouseCooper’s, Tony held consulting roles in Oracle.
Tony holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, majoring in accounting, and a Bachelor of Business from Walsh College, majoring in Computer Information Systems.
Tony is the author of Data Integration Blueprint and Modeling (IBM Press).
Table of Contents
I. What are the Core Components of Information Governance?
1. What is Enterprise Information Management (EIM)?
2. What is Information Governance?
3. What are the Components of Information Governance?
4. What Does an Information Governance Organization look like?
5. How Does Information Governance provide the context for EIM?
II. What are the Other Core Enterprise Information Management Disciplines?
6. Business Intelligence
7. Master Data Management
8. Transactional Data Management
9. Big Data
10. Information Life Cycle Management
III. Performing Information Governance Tasks in Business Intelligence Project Work
11. Overview, Threading Information Governance Tasks
13. Data Warehousing
14. Data Integration
15. Master Data Management
16. Transactional Data Management
17. Big Data
18. Information Life Cycle Management?
IV. Information Governance Organizational Models
19. The Evolution of Information Governance Organization Models
20. Information Governance Organizational Alignments
21. Typical Roles
V. Ongoing Data Stewardship Processes
22. Overview of Data Stewardship
23. Data Stewardship within the Business
24. Data Stewardship within Information Technology
VI. Ongoing Data Quality Processes
25. Overview of Data Quality
26. Types of Data Quality
27. Data Quality Administration in Information Governance
28. Typical Data Quality Projects
VII. Ongoing Metadata Management Processes
29. Overview of Metadata
30. Ongoing Metadata Processes
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