Data retention and archiving, and e-discovery practices are essential to a strong data governance strategy, particularly when accessing data and records that were stored or archived years ago. It’s crucial that an archiving strategy start with the complete business object, or the daily transactions that contain necessary information, to ensure long-term, accurate access to historical data.
As such, business objects are the fundamental building blocks of your application data records. Organizations that archive only the object tables to manage data growth may reduce storage costs, but in the long term, such a strategy jeopardizes the goals of an effective data governance strategy.
Access this brief paper to understand how to achieve an effective data governance strategy with more information about:
- The complete business object as it applies to organizations
- Why business objects are critical to an organization’s data governance strategies
- How the complete business object is implemented in several data lifecycle management solutions