The phrase “data center of excellence” has been known to strike fear in the hearts of many. That’s because it conjures up nightmarish visions of the most dreaded of analytics maturity projects—data governance.
But here’s the thing. It’s time to change the narrative.
Data centers of excellence are about so much more than data governance. Their true purpose is sparking and socializing passion for the game-changing power of analytics. Once organizations learn of that purpose and begin to put it into action, they unlock incredible potential.
So, what makes a well-oiled and purpose-driven data center of excellence? If you guessed people, give yourself a gold star. The individuals nominated to lead the initiative have a tremendous influence on its ultimate success.
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