Data Governance: More Important Than Ever, Yet Half Lag Behind

Eagle Investment Systems partnered with Waters on the release a new whitepaper, "Command and Control: Establishing a Formal Data Governance Strategy," which examines a recent survey of technology and data management professionals. David Dawkins chats with Paul McInnis about the takeaways.

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Paul McInnis, Head of Enterprise Data Management at Eagle Investment Systems.

For too long, data governance has been viewed as an IT problem, or treated informally as a project with a beginning and an end.

Instead, argue the authors of a new Waters whitepaper, "Command and Control," firms should champion data governance as a vital culture, realizing the benefits of a formal strategy that include material improvements in the accuracy, security and accessibility of data.

Massive Gap

In an effort to gauge the state of play in the market, Eagle Investment Systems polled globa

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