What is Metadata Management?

Octopai

Modern data processing depends on metadata management to power enhanced business intelligence. Metadata is of course the information about the data, and the process of managing it is mysterious to those not trained in advanced BI. What is metadata management?

Metadata is Like Body Language

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The Nonverbal Dilemma Nonverbal communication is composed of body gestures and vocal inflections. The words you speak are a small fraction of communication.

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Very Meta … Unlocking Data’s Potential with Metadata Management Solutions

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While there has been a lot of talk about big data over the years, the real hero in unlocking the value of enterprise data is metadata , or the data about the data. And to truly understand it , you need to be able to create and sustain an enterprise-wide view of and easy access to underlying metadata. Metadata Is the Heart of Data Intelligence. Harvesting data – Automate the collection of metadata from various data management silos and consolidate it into a single source.

How Metadata Makes Data Meaningful

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Metadata is an important part of data governance, and as a result, most nascent data governance programs are rife with project plans for assessing and documenting metadata. But are these rampant and often uncontrolled projects to collect metadata properly motivated?

Your Metadata Will Not Govern Itself

TDAN

Metadata Governance is easiest to understand when you separate the term into its two parts – Metadata and Data Governance. Ask any organization that excels in metadata management (or provides thorough documentation of their data, information, and records) whether or not they govern their metadata and they will surely respond affirmatively.

Increase Searchability and Access in Data Catalogs and Metadata Repositories with Tamr Metadata Enrichment

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Solutions that manage datasets rely on metadata describing those sources, and typically focus on the bare minima of enterprise data governance and stewardship , which limits the available metadata (the data about data) to describing dataset physical features (size, number of records, datatype, etc.),

How Metadata Makes Data Meaningful

erwin

Metadata is an important part of data governance, and as a result, most nascent data governance programs are rife with project plans for assessing and documenting metadata. But are these rampant and often uncontrolled projects to collect metadata properly motivated?

Metadata Management, Data Governance and Automation

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And this time, you guessed it – we’re focusing on data automation and how it could impact metadata management and data governance. The post Metadata Management, Data Governance and Automation appeared first on erwin, Inc. Can the 80/20 Rule Be Reversed? erwin released its State of Data Governance Report in February 2018, just a few months before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect.

The Top 10 Metadata Management Platforms for Efficient Data Administration

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Metadata management, lately, has emerged as one of the most important practices in organizations. The underlying reason being the increased usage of big data and cloud platforms, and the tendency of information to get scattered in the absence of efficient metadata management. This has necessitated the need for organizations to adopt the best in metadata management practices in order to manage the information assets within the.

2019 Highlights in Metadata Management

Octopai

As 2019 comes to a close, we think it’s the perfect time to review trends in metadata management as well as look at some of Octopai’s own highlights. Metadata is everywhere and its success depends on deploying the right resources for its management. Metadata Management Automation

Business Glossary and Metadata: Small Teams Data Governance

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Data Governance and Metadata Management: You Can’t Have One Without the Other

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When an organization’s data governance and metadata management programs work in harmony, then everything is easier. Creating and sustaining an enterprise-wide view of and easy access to underlying metadata is also a tall order. Metadata Management Takes Time. What Is Metadata?

Using Tamr’s metadata enrichment, discovery, and standardization to unlock new possibilities in data management

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In this post, I’d like to further detail situations where using Tamr on metadata can: Enrich metadata for actionable analytics. Metadata Enrichment. Tamr’s approach to classifying metadata can help organize and maintain large volumes of datasets quickly.

Why Machine Learning is a Must for Enterprise Metadata Management

Octopai

Machine learning also plays a role in automated enterprise metadata management. How Does Machine Learning Improve Metadata Management Automation? Automated metadata management tools and machine learning are deeply connected. BI Modernization Metadata Management Automation

Four Use Cases Proving the Benefits of Metadata-Driven Automation

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Organization’s cannot hope to make the most out of a data-driven strategy, without at least some degree of metadata-driven automation. By implementing metadata-driven automation, organizations across industry can unleash the talents of their highly skilled, well paid data pros to focus on finding the goods: actionable insights that will fuel the business. Metadata-Driven Automation in the BFSI Industry. Metadata-Driven Automation in the Pharmaceutical Industry.

The Data-Centric Revolution: Toss Out Metadata That Does Not Bring Joy

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As I write this, I can almost hear you wail “No, no, we don’t have too much metadata, we don’t have nearly enough! We have several projects in flight to expand our use of metadata.” Sorry, I’m going to have to disagree with you there. You are on a fool’s errand that will just provide […].

Metadata Archiving with Snowflake

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The importance of metadata. Metadata is best defined as data that characterizes data. Metadata provides the who, what, where, when, why and how of that information. When companies have a properly engineered process to create, store and manage metadata, it benefits all focus areas of the business. Metadata enriches whatever it is associated with and allows the business to gain insights that otherwise might have been missed. So how does metadata fit in?

Business Glossaries and Metadata: Data Governance May Require a Village

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What Cyber Criminals Can Do With Your Metadata

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When that happens, tens of thousands of people are put at risk for identity theft when their metadata is stolen. What is metadata and how is it used? What Metadata Contains. Metadata is basically a trail of data that is spread out across a network. Metadata typically contains the person’s name, address, phone number, credit card number, email address and even personal or business bank account numbers. Why a Cyber-Criminal Steals Metadata.

erwin Recognized as a March 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Metadata Management Solutions

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We’re excited about our recognition as a March 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Metadata Management Solutions. Metadata management is key to sustainable data governance and any other organizational effort that is data-driven.

Business Glossary and Metadata: When a Data Catalog Product is Not a Data Catalog

TDAN

If you do a general internet search for data catalogs, all sorts of possibilities emerge. If you look closely, and ask a lot of questions, you will find that some of these products are not actually fully functional data catalogs at all.

Top 7 Data Governance and Metadata Management Blog Posts of 2019

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To help you prepare for 2020, we’ve compiled some of the most popular data governance and metadata management blog posts from the erwin Experts from this year. The Best Data Governance and Metadata Management Blog Posts of 2019. erwin Expert Blog data governance metadata management

The Missing Link in Enterprise Data Governance: Metadata

Octopai

Steve needed a robust and automated metadata management solution as part of his organization’s data governance strategy. Metadata in data governance. What many enterprises have not yet come to terms with when implementing their data governance strategy and supporting tools, is the criticality of metadata in the process. Metadata is essentially the ‘data about data.’ Without metadata, the organization is at risk of making decisions based on the wrong data.”.

Benefits of Data Dictionary Tools for Enterprise Metadata Management

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Like any good puzzle, metadata management comes with a lot of complex variables. A data dictionary is a tool that organizes and describes different variables indicated by metadata associated with a dataset. 1 Reason: There’s too much metadata to keep in one person’s head.

2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions

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erwin positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s “2019 Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions”. We were excited to announce earlier today that erwin was named as a Leader in the @Gartner _inc “2019 Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions.”. The report, by the world’s leading research and advisory company, provides a detailed overview of the metadata management market, including evaluations of 18 vendors based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.

Benefits of Metadata Management Automation in the Insurance Industry

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Insurance Metadata Management. The keys to proper insurance data managemen t are data governance and metadata management. Data Governance and Metadata Management for the Insurance Industry. Both of these two keys deal with metadata. None of this is possible without robust metadata management. In insurance, as in most other industries, metadata management is the process of discovering and cataloging the metadata for all data sources and assets.

GraphDB: MongoDB Document Store Integration for Large-scale Metadata Management

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GraphDB: MongoDB Document Store Integration for Large-scale Metadata Management. For example, it’s data generated as a result of text mining algorithms that includes document metadata attributes and annotations with links to the first type of information. The data includes articles and metadata represented as creative works and annotations between the creative works and DBPedia entities with a complex graph structure also known as reference data.

GraphDB: MongoDB Document Store Integration for Large-scale Metadata Management

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For example, it’s data generated as a result of text mining algorithms that includes document metadata attributes and annotations with links to the first type of information. The data includes articles and metadata represented as creative works and annotations between the creative works and DBPedia entities with a complex graph structure also known as reference data. Choose The Best RDF Database for Metadata Management.

Why Metadata Management Automation is Crucial to the Healthcare Industry

Octopai

Data Governance Starts With Metadata Management. Like all data governance, healthcare data governance requires tight management and control of metadata —the information about every database, table, column, data warehouse cube, and report element for which the organization is responsible. In addition, healthcare BI staff, compliance staff, and IT departments all need solid healthcare metadata management in order to do their jobs effectively.

How Automated Metadata Discovery Can Save You Money

Octopai

Metadata is at the heart of every report, dashboard, data warehouse, visualization, and anything else the BI team produces. Without an understanding of the organization’s metadata, the BI team can’t match the data from multiple sources to produce a single view of the business. This means that much of what the BI team does involves searching for and cataloging metadata. The typical BI team spends more than half its time manually tracking down metadata and errors.

Metadata Management Means Different Things to Different Organizations

Octopai

These processes often rely on humans performing manual discovery and documentation tasks for: – Metadata management – ETL specifications – Report definitions – Reporting errors – Changes to calculations …and many other aspects of the data environment. That something has to do with metadata management. Here’s the bad news: “metadata management” means different things to different organizations. (In Metadata Management Automation.

Knowledge Graphs vs. Property Graphs – Part II

TDAN

Differences in Terminology and Capability Building on the terms and concepts introduced in Part I of this white paper, Part II digs deeper into the difference in the meaning of some key terms used in both Property Graphs and Knowledge Graphs, including LABELS, TYPES, and PROPERTIES.

Make An Impact: The Data Catalog is a 1980’s Solution for 2020’s Problems

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Remember the Sears catalog? Hundreds of pages of clothes quickly flipped past to get to the toys! Who didn’t spend countless hours trying to find the perfect suggested gift for your next birthday or holiday? In an Amazon and eBay world, thinking about old-school catalogs seems so quaint.

What an Old Dictionary teaches us about Metadata

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Spelling, pronunciation, and examples of usage are included in the dictionary definition of a word, which is a good example of one of the many uses of metadata, namely to provide a definition, description, and context for data. Pictured to the left is the dictionary that has been on my desk for over 15 years, which is a good metaphor for the challenges of metadata management. In practice, I haven’t encountered a metadata dictionary that could deliver on that promise.

Knowledge Graphs vs. Property Graphs – Part 1

TDAN

We are in the era of graphs. Graphs are hot. Flexibility is one strong driver: heterogeneous data, integrating new data sources, and analytics all require flexibility. Graphs deliver it in spades. Over the last few years, a number of new graph databases came to market.

Do I Need a Data Catalog?

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Organizations with particularly deep data stores might need a data catalog with advanced capabilities, such as automated metadata harvesting to speed up the data preparation process. As a collective intelligent asset, a data catalog should include capabilities for collecting and continually enriching or curating the metadata associated with each data asset to make them easier to identify, evaluate and use properly. Three Types of Metadata in a Data Catalog. Business Metadata.

Data Culture Issues and How to Fix Them

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Who Should Own Data Governance?

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One of the first steps organizations take when preparing to deliver a data governance program is to determine where in the organization data governance should be placed. Or in other words, who should own data governance?

All in the Data: The Data Will Not Govern Itself

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How to Convince Stakeholders That Data Governance is Necessary

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Requirements for Data Governance

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Recording requirements for success is an important first step toward demonstrating the value of a Data Governance program. Practitioners know that Data Governance requires planning, resources, money and time and that several of these objects are in short supply.

Automating Your Corporate Data Estate

TDAN

Automation has revolutionized industries and business for years. In the world of data, automation plays a well-honed role in rapidly developing modern data estates. Before we proceed any further, let’s establish an understanding about the purpose of a corporate data estate.

Data Management 20/20: The Trinity of the Business Glossary

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Essential Components forthe Business/IT Lexicographer Today’s organizations often struggle with how poorly their information systems perform.