Mary Anne Hopper

Mary Anne Hopper is a Senior Manager who leads the SAS Management and Advisory Consulting practice. She has over 20 years of experience helping clients develop, as well as execute, strategies in the areas of data governance, data management, master data management, and reporting and analytics. Her global experience has covered numerous industries and data subject areas including financial services, retail, education, government, manufacturing, partner management, website analytics, supply chain management, and health and life sciences.

Mary Anne is a co-author of the SAS Data Management Framework and SAS Data Governance Maturity Model.

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Practitioner's Guide to Operationalizing Data Governance

Discover what does—and doesn’t—work when designing and building a data governance program

In A Practitioner’s Guide to Operationalizing Data Governance, veteran SAS and data management expert Mary Anne Hopper walks readers through the planning, design, operationalization, and maintenance of an effective data governance program. She explores the most common challenges organizations face during and after program development and offers sound, hands-on advice to tackle those problems head-on.

Ideal for companies trying to resolve a wide variety of issues around data governance, this book:

  • Offers a straightforward starting point for companies just beginning to think about data governance
  • Provides solutions when company employees and leaders don’t—for whatever reason—trust the data the company has
  • Suggests proven strategies for getting a data governance program that’s gone off the rails back on track

Complete with visual examples based in real-world case studies, A Practitioner’s Guide to Operationalizing Data Governance will earn a place in the libraries of information technology executives and managers, data professionals, and project managers seeking a one-stop resource to help them deliver practical data governance solutions.