In this video Jason Edge outlines the Entity approach to data governance. If enterprise information management strategy is the structure and the organising principle of your platform then data governance is the glue that holds that together. There are two aspects of governance that are important. Firstly, governance of the change programmes that initiate the new capabilities within an organisation and, secondly, continued governance once the change phase is over to ensure that good principles of data management persist throughout the organisation.
For data governance programmes to succeed the following elements are critical.