With any metadata project, it is critical to recognize that as the business continues to change as time goes on, the data and metadata must continually be updated and reviewed to ensure its continued usefulness. In this third and final paper in his three-part series, David Loshin explores best practices in maintaining a “living” metadata management platform. He also covers the key factors in ensuring timeliness and utility of an enterprise metadata resource and how collaboration and utilization enhance data governance and stewardship.