The demands on data governance leaders have been intensifying for the past several years. There are numerous reasons for this.
First, there is more and more data straddling edge, on-premises and multiple cloud environments. Second, business users clamoring for consumer like, self-service models of accessing data (anytime, anywhere). Third, regulations like the EU’s GDPR and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which have increased accountability and urgency. Fourth, an explosion of new opportunities to interpret and apply large amounts of data (fueled by digitalization and AI).
All of these require rapid innovations in data governance to maintain desired standards of quality and trust, scale operations, and speed up the capture of new business opportunities. And none of these trends shows any signs of slowing