The preceding story demonstrates how processes play a key role in enterprise content management. Without good processes, the content will quickly tend toward disorganization and inefficiency. Data governance helps ensure that policies are in place and maintained so the content management will be effective for the future. For this discussion, research the library and Internet for information about data governance, and respond to the questions below. Consider how the company in the story had to face some of these questions and how they addressed similar issues.

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas. 

How do you think data governance impacts the processes used to handle data in an organization?

What steps should be followed to properly evaluate an organization’s processes that are related to content management?

Select 1 area of data governance, and describe how data would be handled with and without data governance policies in effect. 

Discuss the effect on the business as a result.