Data security is of utmost importance for all organizations, and can be ensured with proper data governance policies. In an introduction to data governance, there’s so much to cover, so I’ve split this Azure Every Day blog/video into 2 parts. Let’s start with the basics.
As I continue to explore and develop best practices for managing serious business-scale Power BI solutions, I’m having conversations with recognized community leaders. In November, I chatted with Ásgeir Gunnarsson on the SQL Train ride from Portland to PASS Summit in Seattle. Ásgeir is a data platform MVP and seasoned Business Intelligence expert from Reykjavik, Iceland who works as Chief Consultant for Datheos, a Microsoft-focused BI and Analytics consultancy in Copenhagen. He leads the Icelandic Power BI User Group and PASS Chapter.
Are you a company struggling to keep up with who is accessing your environment, what reports are being created, and how many licenses are needed within Power BI? Is the lack of data governance preventing your organization from reaching its fullest potential?
Data Governance – a hot topic on everyone’s minds. As I’m working on a BI project in the financial district in New York, it has me thinking about data governance and how it’s something we struggle with in the BI world.
Data Governance has slowly crept into the limelight, and for good reason. With upcoming mandates on Data Privacy, having a Data Governance framework in place will support and fortify your efforts to becoming a Data Driven organization. In a recent webinar, Jon Bloom, shows how you can easily apply Row Level Security and Data Masking to your Azure SQL Database.
So, still not in the cloud and the thought of doing so feels like you’re taking a huge jump into unknown waters? We’re seeing more enterprises starting to dip their toe in the water with Microsoft Azure. Microsoft has shown their commitment to where they’re going with their cloud infrastructure and the growth has been tremendous.