ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DATUM LLC, the first company to provide a proven system for driving digital transformation, was among the select companies that Forrester invited to participate in its February 2016 report: The Forrester Wave™ Data Governance Stewardship Applications, Q1 2016. In this evaluation, DATUM's top scores were in the Policy Management & Types, Stewardship Management, Data & Governance Valuation, Project Management, and Revenue Growth criteria. This report intends to provide a starting point for Enterprise Architecture professionals to evaluate which providers best fit their needs according to where they are in their data governance journey.
Forrester cited DATUM as a Strong Performer stating, "DATUM is head-to-head with our Leaders in terms of product offering, aligning very well with pragmatic business users' concerns" and later states, "This vendor has one of the best sets of capabilities for supporting typical data governance initiatives."
Software applications for data governance stewardship are an emerging and fast growing market. In the age of the customer where digital business is crucial to gaining competitive advantage, today's modern enterprises need to leverage data as a strategic asset to drive new product development, enhanced customer experiences, and operational excellence. Until now, tools for data governance have focused on IT-related usage including data quality and data management. New tools for data governance focus on policy management driven by both technical and business staff – stewards.
DATUM's Information Value Management® platform is highly regarded in this new category of data governance tools. Many of the world's top brands including Keurig Green Mountain, Johnson & Johnson, and Ashland Chemical Inc leverage DATUM's Information Value Management® platform to drive information excellence and successfully execute their digital transformation strategies.
"DATUM's mission is to draw the connection between data governance and the economic impact of data to help enterprise businesses run more profitably. It is rewarding to have a renowned source like Forrester identify Information Value Management® as a Strong Performer in the Data Governance Stewardship market," said Will Crump, President and CEO of DATUM.
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DATUM LLC is a business-focused Information Management Solutions company based in Annapolis, MD. DATUM bridges the gap between data and business value to help enterprises seize the power of their data and transform it into competitive advantage and profitability. The DATUM platform, Information Value Management®, coupled with extensive consulting expertise of EIM professionals, allow enterprises to rapidly engage business and IT counterparts for data management initiatives to incubate value, metrics and process optimization in an agile framework. Named Gartner Cool Vendor 2012, Inc. 5000 #1399 in 2014, Inc. 5000 #823 in 2015, and Future 50 in 2014 & 2015 by Smart CEO. DATUM LLC is an SAP® Partner. SAP® is a registered trademark of SAP AG.
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