Introduction: Data Stewardship

Data is inherently a valuable asset, and mismanaging it can have severe consequences for businesses and customers alike. As with any other core business function, companies must actively optimize their data stewardship strategy in order to remain competitive.

In Introduction: Data Stewardship, OWI builds the foundational concepts of personal data management. This paper addresses the definition of personally identifiable information (PII), its value from both a consumer and service provider perspective, and the importance of cultivating a corporate culture of sound data management starting at the individual employee level.