The report states that "the growing need for organizations to inventory and leverage data assets continues to drive strategic initiatives on metadata management and the growth of its solutions. In fact, by 2020, 50% of information governance initiatives will be enacted with policies based on metadata alone…It is important to note that this understanding of metadata goes far beyond just technical facets; it is used as a reference for business-oriented and technical projects and builds the foundations for describing, inventorying and understanding data for multiple use cases such as information governance or analytics." 1
"We are excited to be positioned as a leader by Gartner," said DATUM CEO Will Crump. "It goes without saying that our ability to co-innovate with our customers has been crucial in developing our unique approach to data governance which incorporates not only metadata management, but also discovery, data governance and stewardship management in a comprehensive offering."
Our Information Value Management platform helps companies not only discover and understand the data available to them, but it also connects that data to the most important business value drivers – operations, analytics and compliance – so you can clearly measure the impact data has on your corporate initiatives. With Information Value Management you get:
- A platform that is purpose-built to discover, understand, connect and measure data value for your organization.
- Access to a business-first methodology that is focused on governing the business rules, processes and metrics that are most critical to the business.
- A content-rich Accelerator library, with essential resources designed explicitly to accelerate execution.
- The ability to connect metrics and KPIs to the data that drives value and trust.
Read more about our approach to metadata management and how it's a crucial aspect of data governance at http://www.datumstrategy.com/metadata-management.
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 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions by Guido De Simoni and Roxane Edjlali, August 10, 2017.
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