In this episode, Andy Evans and Amar Reddy join Bob Clark to discuss the correlation between data governance and data quality, why data governance is so critical now and the challenges and key concepts organizations should consider when implementing it.
We discuss the following questions:
0:49 - What is data governance and what are some of the drivers for data governance in the market?
3:32 - What are some of the interdependencies of data quality and data governance and what are the challenges?
4:51 - What are some of the key components of data governance?
6:33 - What are some of the key concepts an organization should consider if they are trying to implement data governance?
7:33 - How do you begin implementing data governance?
8:50 - How do master data governance tools help organizations manage their data?10:46 - What is a key takeaway around the link between governance and quality?
Based in Philadelphia, Bob Clark is PwC’s Digital Risk Solution Market Leader and leads the development of tools, methodologies, marketing and training for governance, risk and compliance solutions across large business applications across platforms such as SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Salesforce, Workday and other business enabling applications. Bob leads our efforts in developing and implementing risk and control based analytics and solutions to help clients proactively manage business and technology risks and compliance.
Andy Evans is a Managing Director and leads the Data Transformation and Governance practice. He has over 22 years of consulting experience including data migration, master data management, and data governance solutions for large organizations. Andy works with clients to resolve business issues that often are caused by data integrity issues. He has led engagements for many large, global organizations with complex data issues and assisted with strategizing solutions to operationalize governance frameworks. He has assisted companies with SAP S/4 implementations focusing on migrating data to the new environment and governing the data utilizing SAP MDG. He's specialties include data migration, data governance, master data management, data quality assessments, data classification, and ERP implementations.
Amar Reddy is a Director focusing on Data transformation, quality, remediation and Master data governance. Amar has over 18 years of management consulting experience of which 15+ years assisting clients in full life cycle Implementation of enterprise system solutions and large enterprise transformations. He has engaged in complex data projects leading data strategy and data governance framework, operating model initiatives. Amar also lead implementations to enable master data governance and management. Areas of expertise include SAP MDG, SAP S/4 HANA.