Open letter to data users

Robert Seiner takes a unique approach to addressing the need for data governance by writing an open letter to a generic company about the implementation of a data governance policy. The letter is addressed to data users, rather than to senior management, which I think is an important point. So much of the literature about data governance focuses on the need to convince senior management about its importance – which is essential, of course – but does not necessarily address the average person in a company who produces and uses data. This letter could serve as a useful template by which to discuss data governance with employees. Steiner includes this handy graphic:



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