DAMA framework

The Data Management Association (DAMA) framework is an approach to data governance. A visual representation of it is called the DAMA wheel. Some core aspects are:

  1. Data Modeling and design πŸ—ΊοΈ: what data is needed and why? What are the applicable regulations/...?

  2. Data Storage & Operations πŸ—ƒοΈ: where/how is data stored?

  3. Data Security πŸ”’: what processes must be set to prevent unauthorized access, data misuse, etc.?

  4. Data integration & Interoperability ✈️: how is the data shared/passed between each service?

  1. Documents & Content Management πŸ“„: how and where are physical documents stored?

  2. Reference & Master Data βš–οΈ: classification of data in groups according to some criteria (ex: sensitive data...)

  3. Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence πŸ’°: software and systems to help the higher-ups understand what kind of clients they have/... to manage the company.

  4. Metadata πŸ“: describe what kind of data we have

  5. Data Quality βœ…: techniques used to ensure data accuracy, completeness, and consistency.

  6. Data Architecture πŸ‘·β€β™‚οΈ: the overall design and structure of the data and information systems within an organization