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What is Data Governance? (original post by Matt Hoying)

by on May 12, 2017 12:51 pm
Data Governance (DG) is a cross-functional set of roles, policies and enabling technologies that work together to ensure that an organization is getting the maximum net benefit out of its data assets. To be both successful and sustainable, a DG program must be integrated with business and IT processes throughout the organization. The fundamental purpose… Read more What is Data Governance? (original post by Matt Hoying)

DG@Stanford has a new look!!

by on May 12, 2017 12:50 pm
DG@Stanford has undergone a remodel and a reorganization. Have no fear, we are keeping the underlying WordPress format and users of the site will still have access to all the previous blogs. So what has changed? We have made it more user friendly so that users of the site, internal and external to Stanford, can… Read more DG@Stanford has a new look!!

Stanford's Data Governance Vision, Mission and Goals have been finalized and approved

by on February 27, 2017 5:05 pm
Stanford’s Data Governance Program  Stanford’s data governance program’s vision is that institutional data is trusted, understood, accurate, and is provided and used in a meaningful, secure and consistent manner. Our mission is to enhance the value, quality, security, and understanding of institutional data through coordinated efforts of campus stakeholders.  The program will protect institutional data… Read more Stanford's Data Governance Vision, Mission and Goals have been finalized and approved

Data Governance Vision Statement

by on January 17, 2017 11:00 am
BICC approved the Data Governance vision statement at the November meeting. Stanford’s institutional data is trusted, understood, accurate, and is provided and used in a meaningful, secure and consistent manner.

New Data Stewardship Coordinator

by on June 8, 2015 3:05 pm
We are delighted to announce Stanford’s new Data Stewardship Coordinator, Kathleen Warmoth. Kathleen has been with Stanford for 10 years, most recently serving as the Academic Data Manager in the School of Medicine. She has a great deal of experience with data structures, definitions and the appropriate application of various data types. She has implemented consistent nomenclature associated… Read more New Data Stewardship Coordinator

Stanford Data Governance at AIR

by on May 29, 2015 9:40 am
At this year’s AIR Forum, the annual conference of the Association for Institutional Research, Kathryn Flack Potts participated in a panel on data governance in higher education. The panel, organized by Kathy Schmidke Felts of the University of Missouri, also included data governance leaders from Ball State University, the University of California-Irvine, and the University of… Read more Stanford Data Governance at AIR

Data Stewardship Coordinator position opening

by on March 4, 2015 8:50 am
Stanford is looking for our next data stewardship coordinator. The position description can be found at https://stanford.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=65904

'Staff map' released

by on February 13, 2015 12:47 pm
The recently released ‘staff map’, a joint effort of Stanford University data stewardship and University Human Resources, illustrates major groupings and properties of University employees and non-employee affiliates. These include benefits eligibility, exempt status, hourly vs. salaried pay, and more. This and other data stewardship ‘maps’ are available at http://irds.stanford.edu/maps.

Data Governance and Stewardship Materials

by on December 2, 2014 11:26 am
A major recent focus of our data governance and stewardship efforts has been the development of standards, best practices, and especially documentation — metadata about metadata. These materials are compiled into an annotated index of resources, Getting Started with Stanford Data Governance (metadata about metadata about metadata?). This document is intended as a quick reference… Read more Data Governance and Stewardship Materials

Stanford Data Stewardship at CAIR

by on November 20, 2014 5:38 pm
Kathryn Flack Potts also talked about Stanford’s data stewardship efforts on November 20, at the California Association for Institutional Research (CAIR).   Thanks to all of the CAIR participants for terrific questions and discussion! Please do reach out and keep the conversation going — it would be terrific for those of us facing these issues in higher… Read more Stanford Data Stewardship at CAIR