Starting with its origins in master data management, data governance has traditionally focused on identifying the data elements that are key to an organization's business and then investing time and money to ensure those data records and elements are correct. Terms like "golden record" and "one source of the truth" are common phrases shared when discussing the benefits of this type of approach.
However, a more holistic approach to data governance -- where the data elements managed need to move beyond the concept of a "record" or "data object" to encompass any data included in all enterprise systems -- is beginning to emerge . . .
Read the full article in Enterprise Apps Today here: Evolving Beyond Traditional Data Governance