Best Practices for Metadata Management

Alation

What Is Metadata? Metadata is information about data. A clothing catalog or dictionary are both examples of metadata repositories. An asset alone is just the tip of the iceberg; metadata tells you “what lies beneath.”. Yet not all forms of metadata are created equal.

Metadata Improves Security, Quality, and Transparency

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How does Spotify win against a competitor like Apple? They use data better. Using machine learning and AI, Spotify creates value for their users by providing a more personalized experience.

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Apache Ozone Metadata Explained

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As an important part of achieving better scalability, Ozone separates the metadata management among different services: . Ozone Manager (OM) service manages the metadata of the namespace such as volume, bucket and keys. All-in-One Metadata location. Security Metadata location.

7 Benefits of Metadata Management

erwin

Metadata management is key to wringing all the value possible from data assets. What Is Metadata? Analyst firm Gartner defines metadata as “information that describes various facets of an information asset to improve its usability throughout its life cycle. Analyze metadata.

How to Operationalize Data From Multiple Sources to Deliver Actionable Insights

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Learn how to blend various datasets together from top data providers in AWS Data Exchange like Safegraph, Facteus, and SimilarWeb with internal data to innovate and make smarter decisions at scale.

Metadata Management Best Practices: How to Plan Your Metadata Management Program

Octopai

Metadata has been defined as the who, what, where, when, why, and how of data. Without the context given by metadata, data is just a bunch of numbers and letters. A stockpile of metadata isn’t all that much more useful than a stockpile of data. Metadata needs to be managed.

RDF-Star: Metadata Complexity Simplified

Ontotext

Not Every Graph is a Knowledge Graph: Schemas and Semantic Metadata Matter. To be able to automate these operations and maintain sufficient data quality, enterprises have started implementing the so-called data fabrics , that employ diverse metadata sourced from different systems.

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

erwin

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.

Metadata is Like Body Language

TDAN

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

What Is Active Metadata Management and How Does It Work?

Octopai

First, what active metadata management isn’t : “Okay, you metadata! Now, what active metadata management is (well, kind of): “Okay, you metadata! Metadata are the details on those tools: what they are, what to use them for, what to use them with. .

Is Junk Metadata a Data Catalog Risk?

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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-Driven Data Warehouses are Ideal

The Data Administration Newsletter

A metadata-driven data warehouse (MDW) offers a modern approach that is designed to make EDW development much more simplified and faster. It makes use of metadata (data about your data) as its foundation and combines data modeling and ETL functionalities to build data warehouses.

ETL Antipattern: Lazy Metadata

Tim Mitchell

If data is a train, then metadata is the track on which it travels. A good metadata definition in ETL processes will help to ensure that the flow of the data is predictable, robust, and is properly constrained to avoid errors.

Expanding Role of Data Governance, Metadata Management, and Data Quality

The Data Administration Newsletter

Ensuring data quality is an important aspect of data management and these days, DBAs are increasingly being called upon to deal with the quality of the data in their database systems more than ever before. The importance of quality data cannot be overstated.

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.

Automating Metadata Management Through Data Catalogs

The Data Administration Newsletter

Cataloging items has been a process used since the early 1900s to manage large inventories, whether it be books or antics. In this age, data management has become a necessary routine.

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

erwin

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.

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?

The Top 10 Metadata Management Platforms for Efficient Data Administration

DataFloq

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.

Why Is Metadata Discovery Important? (+ 5 Use Cases)

Octopai

Data needs to be accompanied by the metadata that explains and gives it context. Without metadata, data is just a bunch of meaningless, unspecified numbers or words that are about as useful as a bunch of rocks (or shells). Intelligent metadata discovery saves the sanity of your BI team.

Gartner Names Alation a Leader in Metadata Management

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The post Gartner Names Alation a Leader in Metadata Management appeared first on Alation. Partner News Alation data catalog Gartner gartner magic quadrant metadata management

Gartner Names Alation a Leader in Metadata Management

Alation

The post Gartner Names Alation a Leader in Metadata Management appeared first on Alation. Company News Alation data catalog Gartner gartner magic quadrant metadata management

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.),

Business Glossary and Metadata: Small Teams Data Governance

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Why Metadata Matters: The Data on Your Data

Sirius Computer Solutions

Metadata provides basic information (the who, what, when, where, why) about your data assets. Think of metadata as your data’s life story. Metadata management is key to your overall data governance strategy. We consider metadata management a key pillar of data governance.

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

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

erwin

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?

Three’s Company Too: Metadata, Data and Text Analysis

Ontotext

Metadata used to be a secret shared between system programmers and the data. Metadata described the data in terms of cardinality, data types such as strings vs integers, and primary or foreign key relationships. Metadata started including descriptions and source information.

Four Use Cases Proving the Benefits of Metadata-Driven Automation

erwin

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.

Book Metadata and Cover Retrieval Using OCR and Google Books API

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With KNIME extracting critical pieces of information from images becomes as easy as ABC. 2021 Nov Tutorials, Overviews API Google Knime Low-Code

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

erwin Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions for Second Year in a Row

erwin

erwin has once again been positioned as a Leader in the Gartner “2020 Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions.”. The post erwin Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions for Second Year in a Row appeared first on erwin, Inc.

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

TDAN

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 […].

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.

Metadata Archiving with Snowflake

Sirius Computer Solutions

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

TDAN

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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. Metadata is essentially the ‘data about data.’ Automated metadata governance.

Where Do Data Catalogs Fit in Metadata Management?

Alation

They are now central to data stewardship, data curation, and data governance—all metadata dependent activities. A New Approach to Metadata Management. It seems that everyone wants data management but most want to avoid metadata management. You can’t manage data without metadata.

The Digital Charter Implementation Act & Metadata Management

Octopai

A key system to smooth out the bumps is a metadata management platform that includes automated data discovery and automated data lineage. The post The Digital Charter Implementation Act & Metadata Management appeared first on Octopai.

What Cyber Criminals Can Do With Your Metadata

Smart Data Collective

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.

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.