With the shift toward data democratization and digital transformation, data governance may seem like yesterday’s news. In reality, data governance is more important than ever – and has evolved and matured along with other areas of data management. Companies able to ride the maturity wave and build upon a solid foundation of data management will be better poised for meeting new data privacy and ethics requirements, competing in the marketplace and deriving tangible results from new technologies and capabilities.
The scope of traditional data governance is the foundation of many data-driven organizations, ensuring accountability, quality, and control of critical data elements and master data. Largely focused on structured data, a more agile and modern approach to data governance will extend further up and down the data supply chain to include data acquisition and data usage. Therefore, data governance will extend to data in flight, not just at rest.
This is where the use of catalogs and other solutions will enable the governance organization to provide guidance, standards and controls to ensure that the appropriate levels of rigor are maintained closest to the point of usage while enabling enterprise-wide data literacy and self-service analytics.
Attendees will learn techniques for riding the modern data governance wave, including:
Kelle O’Neal is Founder and CEO of First San Francisco Partners, an Enterprise Information Management (EIM) consulting firm. A veteran leader and accomplished advisor in the information management sector, as well as a speaker, author, and trainer, Kelle is passionate about helping organizations apply data intelligence to gain a true competitive advantage.
Kelle’s strong background in customer relationship management, enterprise software, and systems integration uniquely positions her to excel in helping organizations of all sizes and complexities, successfully execute on Data Governance, Organizational Change Management, Master Data Management, Data Insights and Analytics, and other EIM initiatives.
Kelle developed her ability to work through organizational complexity, build consensus, and drive results in senior roles at companies that include US-based firms GoldenGate Software, Siebel Systems, and Oracle. She also worked at the executive level in Europe and Asia. Under her leadership of First San Francisco Partners, the firm’s client list has grown significantly over the years, as has its consulting and support teams – and FSFP celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2017.
Kelle’s thought leadership and training has been featured on CIO.com, Data Informed, B-Eye Network, Data Management Body of Knowledge, and DATAVERSITY.
She received her MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and she holds a B.A. degree from Duke University.