SOURCE: Business Intelligence Network

December 15, 2008 08:00 ET

BeyeNETWORK Announces "Data Governance: From Policy to Practice" Research Report and Web Seminar

Research Report Examines How a Data Governance Program Can Establish Enterprise-Wide Standards, Provide an Acceptable Level of Confidence in Corporate Data to Mitigate Risk, and Ensure Compliance With Various Regulatory Bodies

BOULDER, CO--(Marketwire - December 15, 2008) - BeyeNETWORK™ announces the release of its latest research study: "Data Governance: From Policy to Practice." Conducted by industry expert David Loshin, this research report describes the processes that enable organizations to evaluate business impacts associated with poor data quality expectations and acceptability thresholds. The report also contains the experiences of several companies that have implemented data governance solutions. Key topics covered include:

--  Understanding information risks
--  Transforming business policies into information policies
--  Establishing operational data governance
--  Best practices for operational data governance

Sponsoring companies and the customers that were interviewed for the research are:

     Sponsor: DataFlux
     Customer: Sun Microsystems

     Sponsor: Exeros
     Customer: Key Bank

     Sponsor: Initiate Systems
     Customers: Saskatchewan Master Patient Index

     Sponsor: Syncsort
     Customer: Various Syncsort Customers

Each customer's approach and strategy for data governance is discussed in the report, and each sponsor's data governance solution overview is also provided.

"We are pleased to announce the completion and availability of this extensive research," says Ron Powell, Cofounder and Editorial Director of the Business Intelligence Network. "The research report and accompanying case studies highlight how organizations benefit from effective data governance."

The full report and an on-demand web seminar discussing the report are available for immediate viewing at the BeyeNETWORK's research site:

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