What is Data Governance and why should you care?

As we near the second decade of the 21st century we’re entrusting governments and other organizations with more and more of our personal information.


How governments and corporations manage this information is called Data Governance.


Microsoft is undergoing a company-wide Data Governance effort.


To learn more, see Trustworthy Computing: Data Governance or download Managing and Protecting Personal Information: A Microsoft Perspective on Data Governance for Privacy and Compliance.

About the Author
Eve Blakemore

Group Manager, Trustworthy Computing

Eve Blakemore is a Group Manager for Trustworthy Computing who delivers consumer guidance around the latest trends in security and privacy. Eve joined Microsoft in 1998 and has worked in corporate and field roles with Microsoft Learning, US Public Sector, Read more »