9/8/16 - Using Data Mapping to Manage Data Governance Risks
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9/8/16 - Using Data Mapping to Manage Data Governance Risks

The explosive growth in the use and transmission of data has made it more difficult than ever for organizations to understand how they collect and manage personal data — at a time when intensifying regulatory rules and media attention have magnified the risks of failing to do so. An organization’s size, complexity, and geography often compound that challenge.

Please click “Read More” below to read a Sightlines InFocus by Simon McDougall and Samita Patel, “Using Data Mapping to Manage Data Governance Risks,” which demonstrates a consistent way of analyzing, documenting, and graphically representing how information flows within an organization and among stakeholders. Data mapping provides a structured and efficient approach to identifying risks and addressing compliance gaps in data transfers and similar activities, while balancing business objectives and regulatory requirements.

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