An Introduction to Data Catalogs: The Future of Data Management

Every business is trying to become data driven, and managing data as a true economic asset is a fundamental part of that transformation. The enterprise data catalog has emerged as a key technology enabler for creating a ‘single source of reference,’ helping organizations overcome the complexities presented by the sheer amount of data, tools, and users.

But once you have decided that an enterprise data catalog is right for your organization, then you need to decide whether to build one internally or buy one. In this white paper, get a sense of the key considerations before deciding whether to “build or buy.” And, learn lessons from data catalog journeys of two of the most tech-savvy companies in the industry—eBay and LinkedIn. 


Download this white paper to learn: 

  • The need for and the essential components of a robust data catalog
  • Important factors to consider when deciding whether to build or buy
  • Insights into the data catalog journeys of eBay and LinkedIn

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Key lessons from the data catalog journeys of eBay and LinkedIn 

An Introduction to Data Catalogs: The Future of Data Management

IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY
Increase query discovery speed 20-50%

WORK BETTER TOGETHER
Facilitate collaborative analysis seamlessly

USE DATA WITH CONFIDENCE
Curate business context for easy reference

INDEX ALL DATA KNOWLEDGE
Search across all available data quickly

IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY
Increase query discovery speed 20-50%

WORK BETTER TOGETHER
Facilitate collaborative analysis seamlessly

USE DATA WITH CONFIDENCE
Curate business context for easy reference

INDEX ALL DATA KNOWLEDGE
Search across all available data quickly

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IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY

Increase query discovery speed 20-50%

WORK BETTER TOGETHER

Facilitate collaborative analysis seamlessly

USE DATA WITH CONFIDENCE

Curate business context for easy reference

INDEX ALL DATA KNOWLEDGE

Search across all available data quickly

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  • Important factors to consider while deciding whether to build or buy
  • Opportunity cost of building a data catalog internally
  • Key lessons from two of the most tech-savvy companies in the industry -- eBay and LinkedIn -- as they embarked on their journeys to build a data catalog
  • The essential components of a modern data catalog

Access this exclusive white paper to understand how to harness a data catalog for your organization.

Get a crash course on data catalogs from industry veteran, Dave Wells  

The management complexities of big data, cloud hosting, self-service analytics, and data science have made data management extremely challenging. A data catalog—that helps enterprises find, understand, trust, use, and reuse data—has become a key technology enabler in overcoming these challenges.  

In his eBook, Dave Wells, senior analyst at Eckerson Group, explain what makes data catalogs central to data analysis, data curation, data governance, and data science. An industry expert, consultant, and educator, Wells brings a unique perspective to data management based on his five decades of working with data in both technical and business roles. 

Access this exclusive eBook now to learn: 

  • What is a data catalog?
  • What is data curation?
  • Where do data catalogs fit in metadata management?
  • Collaboration and crowdsourcing with data cataloging
  • How to drive data catalog adoption 

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