The Role of Data Governance in Analytics

The Role of Data Governance in Analytics

Today, we talk to my friend Dwight Brown, from Turetsky Consulting about the ins and outs of Data Governance in the world of Analytics. Careful here, we get passionate and irreverent a lot! I hope you have as much fun listening as we did in recording this episode.

You can’t have analytics without Data Governance, and data governance can be the difference between good data and bad data. Dwight Brown is a self-professed ‘data geek’ who is a part of our very own Turetsky Consulting bringing over 22 years of healthcare experience at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Over half his career was spent in Analytics leadership positions, including Manager of Quality Analytics, and Director of Analytics Operations. He is an industry thought leader who is well-versed in all stages of the Analytics cycle but especially in Data Governance.

Let’s dive right in and learn more about your most valuable asset; the role of Data Governance in analytics!

May 20, 2021

[00:01 – 06:01] Opening Segment

  • I welcome and learn more about Dwight Brown
  • Today’s topic – data governance


[06:02 – 11:58] Everything You Need to Know About Data Governance

  • Dwight defines and explains data governance
  • The roles within it and its processes


[11:59 – 18:56] The WIIFM of Data Governance

  • Breaking down the ‘What’s in it for me’ – good data and bad data
  • You as the steward are responsible for data integrity
  • The world’s best networkers


[18:57 – 27:02] Overwhelmed? This is Where to Start

  • Dwight talks about what it takes to be in Data Governance
  • Start high and move down low
  • Resources to start with and Dwight’s advice


[27:03 – 30:48] Closing Segment

  • Summary of our conversation and final points
  • Final Words

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