Why Data Governance and Standards Matter Kevin Jemison Digital Analytics Architect, Hilton Worldwide
About Hilton Worldwide• After 93 years, Hilton Worldwide remains a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended- stay suites and mid-priced hotels.• Our 10 brands are comprised of more than 3,800 hotels and timeshare properties, with over 640,000 rooms in 91 countries.
Agenda• What is Data Governance• The Benefits of Good Governance• How to Get There
Why Data Governance and Standards MatterWHAT IS DATA GOVERNANCE
Data Governance Defined“The process by which online marketing anddigital analytics organizations define andmanage different types and categories ofdata related to behavior tracking, audiencemeasurement, ecommerce and otheraspects of online business.” - Infinitive Analytics Blog, Oct 2011
Data Governance Defined• Bringing sanity to chaos• Part safety net, Part trampoline• Creating a culture of competence
Do You Need Governance?• Currently Impossible to maintain• Rapid growth of your analytics team• Continually re-inventing the wheel
Why Data Governance and Standards MatterTHE BENEFITS OF GOODGOVERNANCE
The Promise of Good GovernanceEffective data governance provides theframework to ensure robust valuablemeasurement is applied to all online effortsin an agile, scalable process.
The Risks of Poor Governance• False Confidence• Increased level of effort with no benefit• Reputational damage for the organization
Why Data Governance and Standards MatterHOW TO GET THERE
Achieving Good Governance• Evaluate your current process and gaps• Think about it!
Achieving Good Governance• Design the ideal governance framework with input from the broader organization• Think about it!
Achieving Good Governance• Strategize, Prioritize, and Execute• Think about it again, and use what you’ve learned to repeat the process
Maintaining Good Governance• Governance is an ongoing process, not a one time effort• Improvement never stops• Education is paramount
Why Data Governance and Standards MatterTHE TAKEAWAY
Why Data Governance Matters1. You can’t get consistent, reliable and timely data without it.2. Data governance provides the foundation for all analytics activities.3. It makes your entire organization more effective.4. It helps you (and your boss) sleep at night.
Any Questions?Kevin Jemison, Digital Analytics Architect Hilton Worldwide firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com @kevinisdigital
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