To support our diversity and inclusion mission, we need to make changes in how we collect, store and analyze demographic/identity data, e.g., gender identity, race/ethnicity, etc. We don't have an MDM technology in our architecture, so this impacts all of our major enterprise systems (proprietary student, SAP, Salesforce, etc.) Has anyone out there undertaken this kind of implementation project and would you be willing to share your roadmap? Sponsorship here would be CDO with DG as the catalyst, however PMO and systems work would be like "any other" IT project. We see much more of this "data alignment" in our future so want to get it right as quickly as possible. Any advice, suggestions and especially lessons learned would be appreciated!
Lauren Himml, Data Governance Program Manager, Boston University ([login to unmask email])