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    Since the pandemic, digital transformation has become more popular. As we evolve toward a digital world, we are moving away from traditional manual processes and toward more streamlined transactions based on cloud and Internet technology. By analyzing data about customer trends and wants, businesses can pivot with agility after business transformation is successfully completed.

    Moving from typical data silos to a joint data management facility and the process can be challenging. Even so, these challenges pale in comparison to the benefits experienced by those who have successfully adopted EDM:

    • Creating trustworthy data for any organizational purpose.
    • Creating data that is highly accessible, consistent, and available for data-driven analysis and decision-making.
    • Data security and compliance can be simplified by being able to manage data at a single location.
    • Data from a trusted source and agreed format will greatly simplify customer service processes or other organization tasks.
    • Encryption and cloud-based storage enable data security.
    • Reduce the costs of storing data or performing data transactions.
    • Creating a scalable data architecture that allows your system to adapt quickly to changes.

    1. Data Governance is the umbrella term for Enterprise Data Management. Governance criteria will be based on business goals and regulatory or geo-location requirements and will be applied to each component.

    2. Data Ingestion or Acquisition refers to the process of extracting and storing data from manual processes, corporate applications, or digital downloads.

    3. The Data Architecture defines the guidelines for acquiring, storing, using, protecting, archiving, recovering, ensuring business continuity, and deleting data. The HOW TO DO IT and WHAT YOU CAN DO aspect of enterprise data management is presented here.

    4. Data Security includes keeping data consistent with Data Governance policies, defining roles for users to access data using Access Control Lists or Data Directories, protecting the enterprise, using passwords, and utilizing Multi-factor Authentication (MFA).

    5. Integrating data means ensuring that it is of the correct quality and type to fulfill its intended purpose. In the event of problems, the requestor is notified, triggering an event to acquire more current data and possibly deleting possibly corrupted data.

    6. Data consumption involves transforming data into information for decision making, marketing to customers, streamlined processes, sharing or selling data to partners, and proving the organization's credibility to all concerned.

    Using these tips will help you manage enterprise data effectively and efficiently:

    • Make sure your data management reflects the requirements of your organization. Data that is stale and old put your security and regulatory compliance at risk.

    • Make sure you secure your data: no one wants their account hacked. In addition to losing customers, this will make your employees question the security of their information and tarnish the brand of your company.

    • The best practices of Master Data Management are similar to those of Enterprise Data Management. Every developer or supplier should follow the schemas, metadata, and templates of MDM to acquire, store, use, archive, and delete information.

    • Ensure that senior leadership communicates and trains the vision of enterprise data management as a key organizational priority. The practices of data management and security should be regularly taught to every employee and principal supplier.