Organizations are struggling to reduce and right-size their information foot-print, using data governance techniques like data cleansing and de-duplication. Why is this effort necessary? Briefly explain and support from your readings, using APA style citations. Remember to appropriately respond to two other learners for full credit.
At least one scholarly source should be used in the initial discussion thread. Be sure to use information from your readings and other sources from the UC Library. Use proper citations and references in your post.
Read the following learning materials.
Alves de Freitas, Andrade dos Reis, E., Senra Michel, W., Gronovicz, M. E., & de Macedo Rodrigues, M. A. (2013). Information Governance, Big Data and Data Quality. 2013 IEEE 16th International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, 1142–1143.
Tallon, Ramirez, R. V., & Short, J. E. (2013). The Information Artifact in IT Governance: Toward a Theory of Information Governance. Journal of Management Information Systems, 30(3), 141–178.
Tallon. (2013). Corporate Governance of Big Data: Perspectives on Value, Risk, and Cost. Computer (Long Beach, Calif.), 46(6), 32–38.
Turel, Liu, P., & Bart, C. (2017). Board-Level Information Technology Governance Effects on Organizational Performance: The Roles of Strategic Alignment and Authoritarian Governance Style. Information Systems Management, 34(2), 117–136.
Simberkoff. (2016). 5 best practices for information governance and risk management. KM World, 25(8), S30–S31.