Course Overview

Applicable for users of software version 6.x. Build your Data Governance Strategy step by step delivering content that the whole organization can consume and leverage. Learn to curate, create, and upload content while using Axon inventories to define, document, and explore key organizational business structures.


Module 1: Axons Data Governance Methodology 

  • Data Governance Evolution
  • Must Dos for Data Governance Success
  • Principles for an Axon Implementation
  • Key Axon Resources
  • Getting Started - object order definition
  • Lab: Getting Started

Module 2: Getting Started 

  • User Permissions and effects
  • Manual creation of objects
  • Bulk upload of objects
  • Project Overview
  • Lab: Project Kickoff

Module 3: The Glossary 

  • Glossary definition best practices
  • Manual creation of glossary items
  • Bulk upload creation of glossary items
  • Lab: Manually creating Glossary objects in Axon
  • Lab: Create Glossary objects in Axon using Bulk Upload
  • Lab: Updating ungoverned Glossary items
  • Lab: Define a Glossary Relationship
  • Lab: Creating Links from the Project to the
  • Glossary Objects

Module 4: Systems, Datasets, Interface & Lineage 

  • System and Data Lineage
  • Manual definition of systems and system interfaces
  • Manual linking of dataset attributes
  • Bulk update of existing attributes
  • Bulk upload for attribute lineage
  • Lab: Define a System
  • Lab: Create a System Interface
  • Lab: Manually create a Dataset with Attributes
  • Lab: Define Attribute Links and review Lineage
  • Lab: Bulk upload Attribute Links

Module 5: Leveraging Enterprise Data Catalog Content in Axon 

  • EDC Overview
  • Linking to EDC Resources
  • Linking Attributes to EDC Fields
  • Lineage Recommendations
  • Glossary and Data Domain Associations
  • Curate auto-onboarded objects
  • Lab: Link to EDC Resources
  • Lab: Link Attributes to EDC Fields
  • Lab: Review Fields and Lineage in EDC
  • Lab: Review Lineage Recommendations
  • Lab: Curate Auto-onboarded Attributes

Module 6: Policies 

  • Policy Overview
  • Manual creation of policies
  • Creating child/sub policies
  • Lab: Create a Policy
  • Lab: Bulk update existing Policies

Module 7: Leveraging Dashboard in Axon 

  • Integration Overview
  • System Privacy Dashboard
  • Policy Privacy Dashboard

Module 8: Process 

  • Process Overview
  • Manual creation of processes
  • Bulk upload of processes and process predecessors
  • Process components functionality
  • Process maps
  • Lab: Create a Process
  • Lab: Bulk upload Processes
  • Lab: Define and upload Process Predecessors
  • Lab: Link Processes

Module 9: Workflows and Change Requests

  • Custom and default workflows
  • Workflow creation
  • Change requests
  • Active workflows and workflow notifications
  • Lab: Create a Workflow
  • Lab: Raise a Change Request

Module 10: Mandatory Approval Process 

  • Mandatory Approval Process Overview
  • Creating and editing objects when mandatory approval has been implemented
  • Lab: Configure Mandatory Workflow Approval
  • Lab: Step through Mandatory Workflow
  • Approval for System Creation
  • Lab: Step through Mandatory Workflow
  • Approval for System Editing

Module 11: Data Quality 

  • Data Quality Overview
  • Local and Standard Data Quality rules
  • Manual and bulk upload of local DQ rules and reports
  • Using Data Quality to update scores in Axon
  • Automating Data Quality Rules
  • Lab: Data Quality Measures
  • Lab: Data Quality Reports
  • Lab: Axon Integration with Data Quality
  • Lab: Process Related Data Quality
  • Lab: Automating Data Quality Rules

Module 12: Projects - Impact Assessment 

  • Project connections
  • Relating projects and project dependencies
  • Assess project impact
  • Review DQ Dashboard
  • Lab: Review and update the GDPR Project