The Data Governance & Literacy Service supports University decision-making by improving institutional capabilities to strategically gather, define, analyze, and provide data to Boston University’s community and external constituencies. This service aims to cultivate a culture that recognizes and employs data as a university asset that requires diligent care and maintenance.

Within the infrastructure of the Data Governance Program, Data Governance & Literacy provide tools, training, documentation, and workflow to enable the definition, sourcing, and appropriate use of university data.  A key component of this service involves the active cultivating and training of a system of data stewards among the University’s subject matter experts, as well as providing University Data Trustees with the infrastructure to support appropriate access to and reporting from University sources of records.

  • Data Governance and Stewardship coordinates a set of activities and workflows by which BU’s strategic data resources are maintained, reviewed, defined, and used.... more »