Q:  What is Data-Ed Online?
A:  Free Live Data Education Webinars

Data Ed Online is the the longest running (11 years and counting) free, live webinar dedicated to data management topics

At least it is free?   Seriously we have been doing this since 2012 and are ever perfecting the format based around a 60-minute lecture, followed by a 30 minute question & answer session.

Data Ed Online is my monthly data management webinar that focuses on how to unlock business value through foundational data management practices and techniques

All webinars consist of a 60-minute presentation, followed by a 30-minute interactive Q&A session - come join the discussion!

Produced in conjunction with our long time partners at Dataversity who have the finest collection of data management educational resources on the web.

Yes - all registrants will receive a link to the recording a couple of days after each event

Dataversity sends a link to the slides within two business days after the webinar. You are always welcome to repurpose my slides with attribution! Many of them originated with you in the first place. Please let me know if you want the original source files?

Essential:
Reference & Master Data

12 April 2022 19:00 UTC (2:pm NYC)

Data stewards are a relatively new role. Likely they also possess the best window into the business. What most data stewards are not provided in advance is a roadmap to eliminating data debt as a necessary prerequisite to smoothly functioning data governance. Well thought out plans crash and burn on the rocks of reality–the existing data environment! Several issues are illustrative of these types of challenges:

–  The specific role of data ownership
–  Full time versus part time support/resourcing
–  Generally low data literacy everywhere
–  The confounding complexity of data debit

Data stewards are the implementation arm of data governance. They are also the first line of defense against bad data practices. Whether it’s data profiling or in-depth root cause analysis, data stewards ensure the organization shared data is reliably interconnected. Whether starting or restarting your data stewardship program, success comes from

–  Understanding the cadence/role of foundational
    data practices supporting organizational operations
–  Proving value with tangible ROI
–  Improving effectiveness/efficiencies
    using organization-wide insight
–  Comprehending how stewards need to be
    multifunctional and dexterous, especially at first
–  Integrating the role of Data Debt fighting

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