Microsoft achieves Cloud Knowledge Administration Capabilities certification



At present, Microsoft introduced the profitable completion of the Cloud Knowledge Administration Capabilities (CDMC) 14 Key Controls and Automations certification, carried out by Accenture and Avanade, accelerating the {industry}’s transfer to the cloud. The 14 Key Controls and Automations are part of the EDM Council’s Cloud Knowledge Administration Capabilities framework formulated as a finest apply to assist all industries speed up the migration of delicate and non-sensitive knowledge to the cloud with confidence. This certification demonstrates Microsoft’s dedication to offering complete CDMC cloud knowledge administration automations and controls for shielding delicate knowledge to speed up trusted cloud adoption.

Once we first joined the EDM Council’s CDMC Work Group in Might 2020, Microsoft was originally of its journey constructing out what’s now generally known as Microsoft Purview, our unified knowledge governance and compliance answer. We joined over 300 {industry} knowledge thought leaders with illustration from the world’s largest banks and expertise firms to establish a management normal to maintain knowledge protected. 

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Each group we’ve had the chance to have interaction with is trying to speed up its use of information to drive its enterprise outcomes. Greatest practices for how you can govern knowledge because it strikes to and is born within the cloud had been a relentless space of debate and wish. That is why we had been so excited to companion with the EDM Council and thought leaders across the globe to make knowledge governance apply within the cloud less complicated and extra approachable, permitting everybody to derive extra worth from knowledge.

Throughout each {industry}, we’ve seen that shoppers who’re capitalizing on knowledge are driving innovation and aggressive benefit. Avanade shoppers are reworking their enterprise by knowledge methods and capabilities together with knowledge material, knowledge mesh, and fashionable analytics and governance at scale. With the CDMC certification of Microsoft’s cloud platform, our shoppers will have the ability to leverage industry-leading governance finest practices superior by the EDM Council, and we are going to develop this to extra organizations and obtain stronger enterprise outcomes.”—Simon Thomas, World Head of Knowledge and AI, Avanade

The 14 Key Controls and Automations

Governance and accountability

1. Knowledge Management Compliance should be monitored for all knowledge belongings containing delicate knowledge by metrics and automatic notifications.
2. The Possession subject in a knowledge catalog should be populated for all delicate knowledge or in any other case reported to an outlined workflow.
3. A register of Authoritative Knowledge Sources and Provisioning Factors should be populated for all knowledge belongings containing delicate knowledge.
4. The Knowledge Sovereignty and Cross-Border Motion of delicate knowledge should be recorded, auditable, and managed based on outlined coverage.

EDM Council CDMC graphic illustrating six sections of the 14 key controls and automations: Governance and accountability; Cataloging and classification; Accessibility and usage; Protection and privacy; data lifecycle; and data and technical architecture.

Cataloging and classification

5. Cataloging should be automated for all knowledge on the level of creation or ingestion, with consistency throughout all environments.
6. Classification should be automated for all knowledge on the level of creation or ingestion and should all the time be on.

Accessibility and utilization

7. Entitlements and Entry for Delicate Knowledge should default to the creator and proprietor and entry should be tracked for all delicate knowledge.
8. Knowledge Consumption Goal should be supplied for all Knowledge Sharing Agreements involving delicate knowledge.

Safety and privateness

9. Acceptable Safety Controls should be enabled for delicate knowledge and proof should be recorded.
10. Knowledge Privateness Impression Assessments should be routinely triggered for all private knowledge based on its jurisdiction.

Knowledge lifecycle

11. Knowledge High quality Measurement should be enabled for delicate knowledge with metrics distributed when out there.
12. Knowledge Retention, Archiving, and Purging should be managed based on an outlined retention schedule.

Knowledge and technical structure

13. Knowledge Lineage data should be out there for all delicate knowledge.
14. Value Metrics instantly related to knowledge use, storage, and motion should be out there within the catalog.

In right now’s atmosphere, many organizations need to set the info basis in place to rapidly adhere to ever-changing regulatory necessities throughout multi-jurisdictions. They’re additionally searching for the arrogance that knowledge is correctly protected irrespective of the place it resides. With out having the foundational layer in place, analytics and AI won’t ship trusted insights. This milestone for the {industry} permits organizations to stability their offensive and defensive place in relation to producing worth from their knowledge and assembly compliance requirements.

The Cloud Knowledge Administration Capabilities framework represents the very best practices in knowledge on cloud from an enormous variety of monetary providers firms and different main knowledge practitioners from throughout different {industry} teams. It’s nice to see Microsoft natively certifying their platform in opposition to CDMC key controls, automating a very powerful capabilities in knowledge administration, which is able to assist speed up adoption of cloud providers. We’re excited by their persevering with contributions to increase CDMC into new areas this 12 months.”—Oli Bage, Co-chair of CDMC Work Group and Head of Structure for Knowledge and Analytics, London Inventory Alternate Group

Microsoft’s certification of the CDMC 14 Automated Key Controls is a formidable accomplishment as a result of it marks the completion of a complete, in-depth affirmation of their cloud management. Having its cloud platform independently licensed will give Microsoft’s shoppers even higher confidence in accelerating their very own adoption of cloud and hybrid-cloud methods with the reassurance that their knowledge is managed and guarded.”—John Bottega, President, EDM Council

Microsoft’s certification permits shopper firms throughout all sectors to implement finest practices inside their very own operational environments and be certain that the 14 Key Controls will defend their delicate knowledge cross-jurisdiction and pace their very own certification in opposition to the CDMC Key Controls.

About Avanade

Avanade is the main supplier of revolutionary digital, cloud and advisory providers, {industry} options, and design-led experiences throughout the Microsoft ecosystem. Day-after-day, their 60,000 professionals in 26 international locations make a real human impression on shoppers, workers, and clients.

They’ve been acknowledged, along with their mum or dad, Accenture, as Microsoft World SI Companion of the 12 months greater than another firm. With essentially the most Microsoft certifications (60,000 plus) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, they’re uniquely positioned to assist companies develop and remedy their hardest challenges.

They’re a people-first firm, dedicated to offering an inclusive office the place workers really feel snug being their genuine selves. As a accountable enterprise, they’re constructing a sustainable world and serving to younger individuals from underrepresented communities fulfill their potential.

Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was based in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Company. Be taught extra about Avanade.

About EDM Council

EDM Council is the worldwide affiliation created to raise the apply of information administration and analytics as a enterprise and operational precedence. The Council is the main world advocate for the event and implementation of information requirements, finest practices, and complete coaching and certification packages. With over 350 organizations from the Americas, Europe, the Center East, Africa, and Asia, and over 25,000 knowledge administration professionals as members, the EDM Council gives a venue for knowledge professionals to work together, talk, and collaborate on the challenges and advances in knowledge administration and analytics as crucial organizational capabilities. For extra, go to the EDM Council.

Be taught extra

  1. Get began accelerating your cloud knowledge program with a CDMC Evaluation and be taught extra about Microsoft Purview, our unified knowledge governance platform.
  2. You may also uncover finest practices for cloud knowledge administration from the EDM Council’s CDMC framework, together with a free obtain.
  3. For extra data, examine how Microsoft’s knowledge transformation journey, finest practices, and CDMC partnership Whitepaper on the CDO Seat on the Cloud Desk.

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