Date Published 25 Apr 18
Ram Naresh Pratti - Principal at Collibra
On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into full effect. And according to Data Management Review, less than 15% of organizations feel they are very prepared to meet the data management requirements of the regulation. But while the GDPR is a complex regulation, one thing is clear. Data governance is critical to help organizations fulfill compliance requirements. Data governance helps organizations accelerate time to compliance by helping them: • Find the data they need to protect • Understand what that data means, where it comes from, and who has access to it • Trust that the data they have – and the processes they have in place around it – comply with the regulation • Advance data risk management in a changing regulatory environment Data governance, in the context of GDPR, includes six steps as outlined in the model below.
Data Governance is the Foundation for GDPR Compliance
Collibra provides an enterprise-wide data governance solution that puts people and processes first. It automates data
governance and management to quickly and securely deliver trusted data to the business users who need it. Paired
with GDPR-specific professional services and a GDPR accelerator, Collibra delivers a complete governance solution
that serves as the foundation for the broader GDPR compliance effort and ongoing change management.
Data Governance Platfor
The Collibra data governance platform delivers the core capabilities organizations need to build a solid governance
foundation. These capabilities work in tandem across governance for GDPR to help organizations accelerate time to
compliance. Key capabilities include:
Professional ServicesCollibra Professional Services delivers the expert implementation services needed to get the most out of your Collibra
investment. Our implementation approach is to phase the delivery through our unique method that aligns with the
governance for GDPR process.
To complement Collibra Professional Services, our extensive ecosystem of Collibra partners offer additional support in areas such as:
The Collibra GDPR Accelerator helps organizations speed time to compliance through delivery of an extended data
governance operating model tailored for the GDPR. With the accelerator, organizations can bring together the right
people, data sets, and technology to document business processes to help address the requirements of Article 5
and Article 30. Delivered workflows help organizations log, manage, and assign the DPO the task of reporting data
breaches. And diagrams help to show how data flows throughout the organization, which applications use the data
sets, and where the data live.
The GDPR accelerator also delivers role-based dashboards that allow you to assess the risk and maturity of your
compliance processes, continue to address gaps in data management efforts, and trigger workflows for ongoing
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