What is the role of Agency Data Stewards?

Agencies will likely have multiple data stewards that can assist their agency data coordinator.  These individuals are typically the ones who collect, manage, maintain and/or analyze their agency’s data.  The data steward’s responsibilities include:

  • Defining the relevant data to include in their agency’s datasets
  • Creating/updating requirements to maintain data quality and integrity
  • Ensuring data documentation is developed and maintained (e.g. metadata, data dictionary)
  • Importing new datasets and maintaining datasets
  • Creating data views of datasets to better communicate information
  • Addressing specific feedback related to their agency’s data
Program Area
Open Data, Data Governance

Printed from the Iowa Department of Management website on April 19, 2018 at 8:26am.