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Data Governance

Know What Data Represent

Know Where Data Are Stored

Know How Data Should Be Used

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What is Stanford’s Data Governance Program?

Since 2011 the Stanford Data Governance Program has supported analysis and decision-making across our decentralized organization. 

This program aims to support data that is:

  • Accurate and consistent
  • Transparent  (i.e., findable, understandable, and well documented)
  • Accessible for suitable analysis and reporting
  • Available and timely
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Data Governance Center

Stanford's Data Governance Center (DG Center) is a central repository for documentation and information about institutional data assets and associated metadata.

Access is limited to Stanford University