How We Govern Data at Scale

Some fears and truths about data governance and automatic data capture

Data Governance

What is data governance?

MYTH: It’s impossible to keep large datasets organized.

TRUTH: Completeness is critical to good governance.

MYTH: Manual tracking makes data easier to govern.

TRUTH: Manually-tracked datasets take more work to govern than automatically-captured datasets do.

MYTH: Manual tracking is precise because you know exactly what you’ve got.

TRUTH: Automatic data capture gives more precision, with way fewer limits!

FEAR: Autocapture will produce mountains of unverified data.

TRUTH: When built right, autocapture systems verify data and keep it organized from the moment of definition.

Manual tracking vs. automatic data capture
Manual tracking vs. automatic data capture

TRUTH: Autocapture is the way forward for data-driven teams.

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