About Show #679
Power BI is a hit! Now what? Richard chats with Melissa Coates about the challenges of applying data governance to analytics tools like Power BI. Melissa describes various aspects of data governance, including security, organization/classification, documentation of data and education - you need training to understand the rules and responsibilities of data in an organization. If every company is a software company, then we're all data stewards as well!
Melissa Coates is a data architect with a focus on data warehousing, data lake, and business intelligence solutions in the cloud. As the owner of Coates Data Strategies, Melissa offers training and consulting services to help data professionals be successful with enterprise-level Power BI and Azure deployments. Melissa is big supporter of the technical community, and has been a Microsoft Data Platform MVP since 2013.