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Part IV: Pragmatic Data Governance: Cultural Shifts in an Institution through Best Practices

In their Top 10 IT Issues, 2017, EDUCAUSE identified “data management and governance” as issue #6 and defined it as ...

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Part III: Pragmatic Data Governance: Best Practices of Successful Reporting

Introduction In their Top 10 IT Issues, 2017, EDUCAUSE identified “data management and governance” as an issue t ...

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Quick Summary of What is Data Governance and Key Best Practices

We are often asked about data governance such as what is it and what are some key best practices in data governance.  T ...

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Successful Fall 2017 Data Cookbook User Group Meeting Wrapped Up

This week, the Fall 2017 Data Cookbook User Group Meeting was held with around 100 folks attending.  The user group com ...

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From our clients:

  • "The process of populating Data Cookbook with agreed-upon definitions has created visibility into the value and on-going need for a strong Data Governance of campus."

    J. Brice Bible, CIO at SUNY Buffalo
  • The Data Cookbook continues to facilitate communication between core groups across campus and boosts the quality of our reports. The support team is friendly and understands higher education.

    Christina White, Portland State University
  • "The Data Cookbook will decrease the amount of time to create a report and will streamline the reporting process."

    Dr. Edward Hale, Georgia College & State University
  • "Once you have the data definitions defined, it’s much easier to wrap your head around everything."

    Tony Herrera, Rock Valley College
  • "We now have a higher level of clarity for making decisions for Davenport, and we can feel comfortable in those decisions."

    Brian Miller, CIO, Davenport University
  • "It would help everyone get on the same page."

    Baron Wolf, Kentucky College & Technical System, quoted in Dean & Provost Magazine
  • "The Data Cookbook made a very large and potentially insurmountable task much easier. I don’t think we would have been able to meet the objective of this project if we didn’t have this tool."

    Kerri Chapman, University of Richmond
  • "The Data Cookbook was one of those things you could just jump into right away."

    Eric Weigel, Bellevue University