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Applying Open Data Principles to Financial Data Governance

To ensure sound data governance, an enterprise needs a centralised framework for understanding all data, typically an online data catalogue that lists data sources and the metadata that describes data characteristics and provenance. With a data catalogue in place, data quality and data management can then be addressed. Getting started on data governance can be a challenge, but open data initiatives from other industries can help by describing best practice metadata organisation to support effective data governance.

This White Paper, commissioned by Bloomberg, discusses:

  • Best practice approaches to data governance
  • The role of metadata in developing governance
  • How to define a centralised data catalogue
  • Data quality processes and metrics
  • Tangible benefits of effective data governance