Data Governance

This page is about the skill Data Governance, which is one of more than 40 technical skills you can assess on Alooba. The Data Governance skill assesses a participant’s understanding of how organisations set policies, roles and standards around how they collect, store, manage, and use data to achieve their business objectives.

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What types of things are included in the Data Governance skill?

The Data Governance skill assesses knowledge of topics like Data Privacy, GDPR, Master Data Management, Data Quality & Data Stewardship.

Which types of roles require good Data Governance skills?

Data Governance is a commonly assessed skill for roles such as Data Governance Manager and Data Governance Analyst.

Why should we test someone’s Data Governance skills?

A critical part of running an ethical hiring process that’s fair and meritocratic is having objective measures of someone’s skills. Why does ethical hiring matter? Simple - it helps you hire the best person for the job.

Robert Half reported that the cost of a bad hire is on average 15-21% of the employee’s salary.

What was the most common reason for mis-hires? A lack of the right technical skills. This a true hiring own-goal, as it’s so easily preventable through a valid, thorough skills assessment.

So, if your role requires a candidate to know Data Governance well, you can validate that with Alooba Assess.

Can I test my current team’s Data Governance skills too?

Yes you sure can. You can assess their skills using Alooba Growth.

Which tests can I find the Data Governance skill in?

Data Governance can be assessed through the Concepts & Knowledge test & Free Response test. The Free Response Test includes different answer options like written responses, video answers and diagram answers.

Can I add my own Data Governance questions?

Yes, you can add your own Data Governance questions via the question bank.

How do I get access to Alooba to test Data Governance skills?

Feel free to reach out and book a quick discovery call here.

How difficult is the Data Governance skill?

Each question on Alooba is categorized by difficulty - Easy, Medium & Hard. You can set the difficulty level to whatever you like by picking and choosing the questions that you want to include.

What else can I assess with Alooba?

You can also assess someone’s intelligence, their personality type and critical soft skills, like communication.

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