Data Governance Planning Sees Tension Over Redundant Sourcing

Data governance professionals are increasingly of two minds about whether governance is helped or hindered by using multiple data sources and systems

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Kevin Mahn, president and chief investment officer, Hennion & Walsh Asset Management

Data governance planning is evolving into a push-and-pull between efforts to reconcile multiple data sources or systems and attempts to defend redundancy of systems as a virtue for ensuring accuracy of data, according to speakers at a recent briefing in New York on December 2, hosted by Inside Reference Data and sponsored by Eagle Investment Systems.

Firms thinking about data governance plans may be dealing with multiple data providers or multiple departments obtaining data, as Peter Travers, vi