Having pigs, chickens, and a dog brings different responsibilities than having flowers and vegetables. So does collecting data.
From the Blog on data governance
A Quick Fix
Most organisations, teams, most of us really are hoping for an app we can download and use. A quick fix. Easy pesy. Bish bash bosh. Done.
Nuts, Bolts, and Digital Governance
The data we collect is like nuts and bolts. We can have different hardware stores and manufacturers and still the data can work together.
Three Reasons to Consider Collective Data Ownership
Collective data ownership is not the silver bullet for all our challenges. And frankly, would likely create new challenges. Consider it still
Treat others the way you want to be treated
‘Treat others the way you want to be treated.’ I heard this often from my parents. It also applies in conversations about data and governance
Brittle or Robust?
One system that is centralised can help build capacity and scale, but then too often it falls apart. And things become brittle and fragile.
We often think of harmonisation as the process of becoming the same rather than contributing to something greater than us.
Figuring out ‘People Centred Data Management’
Earlier this year, we received some funding to explore the governance details of how to put ‘people at the centre of data management’.
Who has access?
Those of you who have used shared files, you’ll be familiar with the access request. Sometimes it’s annoying. Other times it’s a saving grace.