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Data & Content Governance

Tableau enabled governance is a critical component for managing your data and content management needs, as well as for managing risk. Like all Tableau solutions, governance is an important aspect of the overall platform management process. Governance can be defined as the processes and programs designed to ensure the proper operation and maintenance of software systems, with which data are stored or processed. The governance function will assist in ensuring high reliability while ensuring appropriate protection of information security issues.

In Tableau, governance can be split into content and data governance where different team members and members of the organization are responsible to moderate the workflow, so data is available for the right people at right time.

To better understand how they differ and work together to enable your business, in the following we will offer you a glimpse into how Tableau enables Data & Content Governance – through models, roles and benefits:

Data Governance Summary

Strike a balance between control and agility by providing an ideal state for governing self-serve data access. The idea is to ensure there is accountability among team members with clearly defined roles.

Content Governance Summary

Below table describes an ideal state for promoting and governing content across a modern analytics program.

Strike a balance between control and agility by providing an ideal state for governing self-serve data access.

Tableau Governance Roles

Three types of Admin roles are defined within the Tableau environment for server and content management.

Three types of models are defined within the Tableau environment for server and content management.

The slow rate of adoption for self-service analytics is often a lack of data governance problem. Tableau offers 3 simple steps to accelerate it by 12x through implementing strong data governance principles:

1. Build trust with data governance to help standardize data ingestion
2. Eliminate data silos with a federated environment
3. Empower users with self-service analytics at scale

Tableau Governance Benefits

The right balance of flexibility and control can help organizations realize the benefits of self-service data and governance:

-Driving business value by building trust and confidence through processes transparency and accessibility

-Building a strong foundation for data-driven decision-making.

-Working in a secure, governing environment, you can assure the correct level of data access to the right users.

-Developing dedicated workflows to ensure the stability and integrity of the platform, while reducing duplication.

That’s why Tableau’s model of Data and Content Governance is the key to establishing a successful Tableau implementation for your organization. When fully realized, your model can revolutionize the way your business uses dashboards and analytics to view their data and gain insights to develop new strategies while preventing problems before they develop.

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