Michelle Hoiseth, Chief Data Officer of Parexel, shares her thoughts on the CDO journey with Dave Kellogg, Alation’s board member. Read her interview today.
The Data Culture Disconnect
Building a data culture is the number-one priority for Chief Data Officers, according to Gartner. The Alation State of Data Culture Report—released today—finds that 78% of enterprises are undertaking a corporate initiative to become more data driven, but that despite...
MIT CDOIQ Video: The Data Catalog as a Platform for Data Intelligence
I had the pleasure of speaking with a group of Chief Data Officers and other data leaders at the MIT CDOIQ Symposium last month. In this 40-minute presentation, I talk about the evolution of the data catalog, the importance of machine learning in data catalogs, the...
What is CDO 4.0? — A CDO’s Perspective
What is CDO 4.0? Recently, Gartner released a classification that defines a new ideal mindset for Chief Data Officers (CDOs)— what Gartner is calling "CDO 4.0." In Gartner’s words, this new type of CDO should have a focus on their organization’s core product, moving...
Eight Questions on Data Governance: An Interview with Alation Co-Founder and CDAO Aaron Kalb
Today, Alation announced its new approach to data governance, Active Data Governance, and with it, a series of initiatives to embrace data governance as a strategic use-case, all of which are part of Alation’s vision to transform the data catalog into a platform for a...
The CDO Imperative: From Process Centric to data-driven
As strategic leaders in this transformation, CDOs are embracing data catalogs as the keystone element in the delivery of a range of strategic initiatives. Learn more.
At the Top of Everyone’s List
Alation is honored to be named to Constellation Research’s ShortList™ for Data Cataloging for the fourth consecutive year. Learn more.
What Is a Data Catalog? Data Catalog Features & Benefits
A Data Catalog is a collection of metadata, combined with data management and search tools, that helps analysts and other data users to find what they need in one place. Discover more about how it helps to improve efficiency as well as data analysis.
What Is Data Curation?
Data curation is the work of organizing and managing a collection of datasets to meet the needs and interests of a specific groups of people. Learn more.
Data Catalogs VS Metadata Management: Key Differences?
Data catalogs collect metadata about datasets, metadata about processing, metadata for searching, and metadata for and about people.