erwin Data Literacy

erwin Data Literacy

erwin Data Literacy by Quest includes business glossary management and self-service data discovery tools. The software enables data stewards and owners to curate, associate and govern data assets so all stakeholders can find data relevant to their roles and understand it within a business context. erwin makes collaboration, analysis and decision-making easier within IT and data governance teams and across the enterprise up to the C-level. These days we’re all data people, so data communities that shine a light on high-quality, available data and the guardrails for its use, especially for business users, promotes organizational data literacy, fluency and knowledge. Used in tandem with erwin Data Catalog by Quest, erwin Data Literacy provides a clear picture of the organization’s data universe, including semantic, business and technical elements.

Why erwin for Data Literacy?

Data literacy is founded on enriched business glossaries and socializing data so all stakeholders can view and understand it within the context of their roles. erwin Data Literacy allows both IT and business users to discover the data available to them and understand what it means in common, standardized terms. The product automates common data curation processes, such as name matching, categorization and association, to optimize governance of the data pipeline. With erwin, your organization can build glossaries of terms in taxonomies with descriptions, synonyms, acronyms and their associations to data policies, rules and other critical governance artifacts.

Data Literacy: The Key to Data Governance and Intelligence

Data access, literacy and knowledge leads to sound decision-making and that’s key to data governance and any other data-driven effort.

erwin Data Catalog and erwin Data Literacy comprise the heart of the erwin EDGE. When used in tandem, you not only establish a robust and sustainable data governance framework but also increase enterprise data intelligence to make all employees who work with data more efficient, effective and collaborative.

When enterprise data assets are available to both IT and business users, they can perform the necessary analysis to derive insights that lead to smart decisions. Even small changes in these areas can improve productivity, analytics and business outcomes, according to IDC. There is greater enterprise awareness of and access to available data assets, guidance on their use, and guardrails to ensure data policies and best practices are followed. The ability to discover, understand, govern and socialize data assets with erwin Data Intelligence leads to faster analysis and meaningful insights to guide decisions.

  • Flexible Metamodel
    Create different types of business assets and custom attributes for the full range of semantic associations between all business and technical asset types.
  • erwin Data Literacy Dashboard
    View data stewardship progress in managing business assets through a single, bird’s eye view, then drill down to the detail behind key metrics to keep data governance moving forward.
  • Interactive Mind Mapping
    View, drill down and filter data elements and their associations to physical, logical and data governance metadata.
  • Intelligent Data Lineage and Impact Analysis
    See and understand data’s journey across the enterprise with lineage maps, viewed column by column or field by field, and better manage change with real-time impact diagrams.
  • Sensitive Data Discovery
    Use AI to speed identifying and tagging sensitive data elements to accelerate compliance and reduce data-related risk. Or bulk classify assets through data lineage and mind maps.
  • Empowered User Interface
    Easily change views, rate assets and create to-do lists and requests. Elastic search and AI capabilities make it easy to find and understand relevant data assets in context, in seconds.
  • erwin Data Catalog Integration
    Automate the creation and maintenance of a detailed metadata landscape to synchronize data literacy and governance initiatives, with integration to erwin Data Catalog.

Benefits of erwin Data Literacy

erwin Data Literacy helps ensure data assets are used strategically and that users spend more time using it to improve operations and the bottom line, as opposed to searching for what they need and not being able to find it or synthesize it. Curated internal and external datasets for a range of content authors double business benefits and ensure effective management and monetization of data assets in the long-term if they are linked to broader data governance, data quality and metadata management initiatives.

Data Visibility and Governance

Visualize and navigate any data from anywhere within a business-centric data asset framework that provides organizational alignment and robust, sustainable data governance.

Metadata-Driven Aproach

Scan, catalog and sync metadata with data management and governance artifacts in real time to see the entire metadata landscape.

Increased Data Quality

Have confidence in data assets and the underlying metadata used to power the modern enterprise and its success.

Accurate Analytics and Analysis

With a living metadata management platform, you’ll have reliable data analytics and can make better determinations about changes and improvements.

Sound Decisions

Base day-to-day and/or larger strategic decisions on a complete inventory of accurate, real-time, high-quality information.

Accelerated Project Delivery

Reduce the amount of time, money and errors associated with traditional manual data preparation, data deployment and data governance.

Regulatory Compliance

Support IT audits and regulatory compliance by governing enterprise data infrastructure and processes.

Broad and Deep Visibility

Provide the visibility to understand, manage, protect and best leverage data across the organization.

erwin Data Literacy Components

The user experience of erwin Data Literacy is highly configurable and tailored to individual roles that can be created and changed to suit your organization’s needs and processes.

Business Glossary Manager

Gives data assets business context, including terminology definitions, classifications, policies and rules, to ensure business visibility, understanding and alignment. Streamlines data governance workflows, lower governance costs, reduces data discovery and analysis cycles, and dramatically accelerates the time to meaningful insights.

Business User Portal

A web-based, self-service portal for easy access, socialization and collaboration around data asset discovery, consumption and governance. Capture broader organizational data knowledge through community data asset ratings, bridge communication between business users and data owners/stewards, and provide business-friendly, immediate access to technical and business metadata, glossary terms, reference data management, linkage between business terms and technical metadata, data lineage, impact analysis, mind maps, and to-do lists.

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