The Future of Data Governance

Posted November 29, 2018 | Leadership |

Data governance, a broad and very expansive subject, potentially applies every time there is a transition between data states (i.e., contextual, temporal, or geographic) or when data is accessed. Currently, adoption of data governance policies tends to be passive and non-active rather than overt or proactive. In other words, data governance is the default, out-of-the-box governance that requires no action. But today we have the opportunity to create more individualized overt and proactive data governance policies that meet the specific needs and requirements of a corporation. Indeed, the issues of responsibility and liability for keeping data while it is at rest or in motion are beginning to dominate many conversations about data.

About The Author
Robert Stavros
Robert “Nick” Stavros has almost 50 years’ experience in the computer science domain, applying his skills to teaching, creating, designing, and maintaining databases for private industry and government projects in building centralized, decentralized, and distributed systems. Dr. Stavros is familiar with taxonomy, semantics, and ontologies, and has been an active member of the Object Management Group (OMG) for 15 years. He holds a bachelor of… Read More
Ian Stavros
Ian Stavros is an expert in Web-enabled distributed database systems (DDS) and is one of the youngest members of the Object Management Group (OMG). Recently, he was a principal in a Phase 1 DARPA SBIR, investigating the use of blockchain technologies within the government, which resulted in OMG’s Distributed Immutable Data Objects (DIDO) Reference Architecture. Mr. Stavros was instrumental in the investigation and development for a proof of… Read More
Bryan Turek
Bryan Turek is a software engineer who consults on software and system architectures. His background consists of work related to distributed peer-to-peer architecture, distributed database systems (DDS), and big data processing and analytics, with experience working in professional environments within the aerospace and consulting industries. Mr. Turek is a member of the Object Management Group (OMG) and has presented work related to DDS at… Read More
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