With the fast-approaching POPIA deadline, there is growing urgency to implement data governance best practices to control and monitor data management.
Data governance has become a key priority in recent years, as organisations look to maximise the value of their data goldmines and align with global regulations and best practice.
With the deadline for compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) in just a few months, there is growing urgency to implement data governance best practices to control and monitor data management by people, processes and technologies, and to ensure all data is fit for purpose and secured, yet accessible to the right people and processes at the right time.
South African organisations are at various levels of data governance maturity, since the need for data governance in an organisation is largely driven by specific business and operational pain points and/or data management initiatives, such as compliance and regulatory evidencing, digital transformation, or access to reliable data.
The impact and implementation state of these requirements directly dictates where an organisation would find itself in the data governance journey, and in South Africa specifically, we have found clients at various stages in this journey.
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